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1 First Aid Accidents Injury Dressings Learning Objectives To understand the importance of first aid To understand how accidents can happen To understand First Aid legislation To understand simple First aid You could name the three basic principles of First Aid You could describe the basic principles of First Aid legislation You could name common accidents in the kitchen

2 First Aid Accidents Injury Dressings You could describe the basic principles of First Aid legislation You could name common accidents in the kitchen FIRST AID Even in the most organised kitchens, accidents can happen, so it is important to know some basic First Aid First Aid has three basic steps To promote recovery To prevent injury To protect the patient Who can administer First Aid ? Someone who has been trained in first aid, has an up to date first aid certificate and is a registered first aider You could name the three basic principles of First Aid

3 First Aid Accidents Injury Dressings You could describe the basic principles of First Aid legislation You could name common accidents in the kitchen First Aid legislation There must be at least one first aid box for every 150 people There must be at least one name qualified first aider for every 150 people There must be a responsible person in charge of first aid First aid boxes must be regularly checked for their content First aid boxes must be easily accessible ( and easily available ) You could name the three basic principles of First Aid

4 First Aid Accidents Injury Dressings You could describe the basic principles of First Aid legislation You could name common accidents in the kitchen First Aid By yourself spend 10 minutes writing a list of the things you think must be available in a first aid box First Aid boxes should contain the following items Sterile dressings Wound Dressings Adhesive (Sticky) plasters Sterile cotton wool/eye pad Pressure bandages Safety pins, scissors, eye bath and tweezers Rubber or latex gloves Triangular bandages You could name the three basic principles of First Aid

5 First Aid Accidents Injury Dressings You could describe the basic principles of First Aid legislation You could name common accidents in the kitchen Simple First Aid The most common Accidents that happen in catering are Kitchen Burns Scalds Cuts Falls Burns and scalds are caused by Dry Heat and this can be done from Hot Pans or the cooker Moist heat Steaming or boiling How do we treat a burn or scald? Leave under cold running water for at least 10 minuets or until the stinging sensation stops, You must never apply cream as this will seal the heat in and burn even more, for burns larger than a 10pence you should get medical advice You could name the three basic principles of First Aid

6 First Aid Accidents Injury Dressings You could name the three basic principles of First Aid You could describe the basic principles of First Aid legislation You could name common accidents in the kitchen Learning Outcomes You will know the importance of First Aid You will Know how accidents can happen in a kitchen You will know and understand first aid legislation You will know and understand simple first aid


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