Urgent Needs and Priority Taking

The First Aider must first reduce to a minimum any danger to the casualty or to himself (take care to avoid becoming a second casualty), e.g. in the case of: fire and collapsing buildings: move the casualty to safety; road accidents: instruct someone to control the traffic; electrocution: switch off the current; take necessary precautions […]

First Aiding Multiple Casualties

So, what are the main things that we must know in case of a real emergency? Well, firs of all, the first aider must be prepared to take responsibility. This includes: an appreciation of the situation; diagnosis; treatment and disposal; taking charge until someone more experienced is available. Where there is more than one casualty […]