Module5 - Emergency Preparation & Basic First Aid

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Module5 - Emergency Preparation & Basic First Aid

  1. 1. Emergency Preparation & First Aid by Jasmine Rivera & Amanda Warren Module 5
  2. 2. Emergency Prep & First Aid <ul><ul><li>Emergency Action Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evacuation Route </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic First Aid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treating Serious Burns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treating Minor Burns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Smoke Inhalation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Emergency Action Plan <ul><li>Treat every alarm as it were a real emergency </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the Fire Department by calling 911 </li></ul><ul><li>Do not silence the alarm, be sure to close doors to limit the spread of smoke and fire </li></ul><ul><li>If it is determined there is no fire, contact the Fire Department immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>All false alarms should still be investigated by the Fire Department. Do not reset the alarm until instructed to do so. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Evacuation Route <ul><li>Close doors when exiting, this will prevent fire and smoke from spreading. </li></ul><ul><li>Never use the elevator during a fire. Occupants should exit stairwells only . </li></ul><ul><li>Establish an employee meeting area prior to emergencies. </li></ul><ul><li>If unable to leave the building: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay low to the ground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signal for help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seal the room with wet cloths. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. First Aid <ul><li>Classifying Burns </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal burns: caused by heat </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical burns: caused by an electrical current going through the body </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical burns: caused by liquid or dry chemicals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Severity of Burns <ul><li>First degree: the skin is red and painful, but blisters are not present </li></ul><ul><li>Second degree: Blisters are present, skin is red and painful </li></ul><ul><li>Third degree : the layers of skin are completely destroyed. Muscle and bone may be damaged. Nerve damage present causing loss of feeling, surrounding areas painful. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Treatment <ul><li>The source of the burn must be diminished prior to the administration of treatment for the burn. </li></ul><ul><li>If flames are still present, insist on the: Stop, Drop & Roll method. Flames need to be completely extinguished immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>Exposed burned area, remove any article of clothing near the location of the burn. Do Not remove any cloth located immediately on the burn. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Treatment <ul><li>Evacuate the burn victim, administer liquids as needed to prevent shock. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek immediate medical attention for any persons with second or third degree burns. </li></ul><ul><li>Burns can appear to be less severe then the are, when in doubt seek medical treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>Call 911 Immediately </li></ul>

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