Presentation on theme: "First Aid on the Farm First Response First Response – Know who to call – Know appropriate information to give dispatcher Provide care until EMS arrives."— Presentation transcript:
First Aid on the Farm First Response First Response – Know who to call – Know appropriate information to give dispatcher Provide care until EMS arrives Provide care until EMS arrives – Check airway (A) – Check breathing (B) – Check circulation (C)
Shock, Unconsciousness and Fainting Signs – Cold, clammy skin – Pale face – Chills – Confusion – Nausea or vomiting
How to treat shock Lie the person down Lie the person down Elevate the legs Elevate the legs Cover with a blanket Cover with a blanket Give fluids Give fluids
Choking Determine whether a person is choking – Ask “Are you choking?” – Send someone to call for help – Perform the Heimlich Maneuver
Heimlich Maneuver Wrap your arms around the victim’s waist Make a fist Place the thumb side of the fist on the abdomen Grasp the fist with the other hand Press the fist into the abdomen with quick upward thrusts Repeat until the victim starts to breath or cough
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