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1 University of California Office of the President First Aid Awareness

2 University of California Office of the President First Aid Safety Meeting Topic  Use of UCOP first aid kits  General awareness on what to do if: –You have minor injuries; –Co-workers or family members are injured  Safety Meeting – Not intended to provide formal certified first aid training

3 University of California Office of the President First Aid Kits  UCOP first aid kits –Installed in common areas  Size of the first aid kits: –Large (Areas up to 75 persons) –Medium (Areas up to 50 persons)  Periodically replenished by vendor  Self-administering

4 University of California Office of the President UCOP First Aid Kit Contents  Bandages (Various Sizes)  Roller Gauze & Gauze Pads  Sterile Dressings & Tape  Antiseptic Swabs, Spray, & Towelettes  Finger Splint, Tweezers, & Scissors  Burn Gel & Spray  Antibiotic Ointment  Eye/Skin Buffer/Flushing Solution  Ice Pack  Nitrile Gloves  CPR Mask

5 University of California Office of the President General Guidance for Injuries  Remain calm –Take time to assess the situation and hazards (Avoid tunnel vision)  Call ASAP if serious – Using a Cell Phone call the ‘9-1-1 Equivalent’ local phone number  After calling contact Building Security to initiate internal response

6 University of California Office of the President Cell Phone ‘911 Equivalent’ Local Emergency Numbers  Add the seven-digit ‘911 Equivalent’ local phone number to your cell phone address book –Oakland: –Berkeley: –Sacramento: –San Francisco –UCSB Police Contact Name: 911 Equivalent Oakland Phone Number:

7 University of California Office of the President General Guidance   Learn CPR! - Training Request Link: – –http://www.ucop.edu/facil/pd/emergprep/aed.htmlhttp://www.ucop.edu/facil/pd/emergprep/aed.html   Suspect Spinal/Neck Injuries – –Do NOT move the person (unless extreme danger)   Always Trust Your Own: – –Initiative; – –Good Judgment; and – –Common Sense

8 University of California Office of the President Bleeding   Direct Pressure – –Steady firm pressure – –Clean cloth or bandage – Avoid contact   Maintain Pressure on Wound – –15 Minutes – –Apply more layers if needed  e down)  Elevate extremity if no fractures (Lie down)

9 University of California Office of the President Burns  First Degree Burn – Minor redness –Run cold water over burn for >5 minutes (No ice or ointments!)  Second Degree Burn – Blistered skin –Do Not Break the Blisters –If the Blisters Break:  Clean & apply antibiotic ointment  Cover with sterile dressing  Change dressing every day  Third Degree Burn – Charred skin – Call immediately

10 University of California Office of the President Poisoning  Identify the ingested substance –Container or Clues: Stains, Odors, etc.  Contact Poison Control Center – for Advice or 911  Induce Vomiting? –Do NOT induce if unconscious or the person ingested corrosives or caustics  If Vomiting - Roll onto their side for drainage (Recovery period)

11 University of California Office of the President Cellular Phone “ICE”  Add “ICE” (In Case of an Emergency) phone number to your cell phone address book –Provides contact person for you in the event of a medical emergency ICE – John Doe (Spouse)


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