First Aid Update

 Following the recent changes to the Resuscitation Guidelines- there are now some significant changes to First Aid training requirements on the way- the Health and Safety Executive who oversee First Aid in training in the Workplace feel that three years is too long between first aid courses to be able to remember and perform the techniques effectively.

How long was it since your last FAAW training?

Try this quiz and see how much you can remember!

No prizes- itís just for fun!

 

First Aid Refresher

Filling up the first aid box with new bandages

 First Aid Re-qualification course which is taken every 3 years

A moist  face wipe found in some first aid boxes

Recovery position

Where your car was when the AA arrived

How you stand when you change the dressing on a wound

The safest position to leave a breathing casualty

Heimlich manoeuvre

Removing a casualties false teeth with your tongue

A German technique for  quickly tying a sling

A technique to remove a lodged object- now known as  abdominal thrust

 

Drs ABC

A medical dictionary carried by all first aiders

A list of out of hours GP telephone numbers

An acronym to help to deal with an emergency

 

Green stick fracture

Damaged caused when you reverse your car into a bush

A common shin injury sustained mainly in hockey matches

A fracture in a young persons bone

30:2

The ratio of plasters to bandages in a first aid box

The odds against finding a correctly stocked first aid box in an emergency

The new ratio of compressions to breaths in cpr

Anaphylaxis

 A Russian allergy expert

The angle the head must be tilted to get in the required volume of air during cpr

An allergic reaction

Body Check

The payment received when you sell your kidney on the internet

A  tartan-like skin rash caused by an allergy to haggis

External visual and tactile top to toe examination

Appointed Person

Designated driver on the works night out

A casualty with an unusually conical head

Calls 999, replenishes first aid box, manages incidents until trained help arrives

Medical Shock

 Your reaction to receiving the bill for your private hip replacement surgery

Accidentally sitting on the pads of a charged defibrillator

Casualties body diverts blood to protect vital organs

Log Roll

Severe crush injury associated with sawmills

A canvas bag  for carrying a large splint

A technique for turning a casualty

Asystole

The scar left after cyst removal

Having your  donkey  taken away without your permission

No electrical activity at the heart (aka death)

Medic alert

Dialling 999

Making sure you have plenty of sleep before giving first aid

A bracelet or necklace giving vital medical information about a casualty

 

We hope you enjoyed the quiz- but on a more serious note- if you would like to find out more about the upcoming changes- and the training available to help your staff keep up to date, please give us a call

 

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