First Aid

23 February 2015

High Temperature + High Humidity + Physical Work = Heat Illness

High Temperature + High Humidity + Physical Work = Heat Illness When the body is unable to cool itself through sweating, serious heat illnesses may occur. 
23 February 2015

Heat-Related Conditions

Heat-Related Conditions Mechanics of Heat-Related Conditions:  Under normal conditions the body’s ability to dissipate heat through the evaporation of sweat and convection of cooler air over
23 February 2015

Injuries Due to Cold

Injuries Due to Cold Frostbite Frostbite results from exposure to severe cold.  The nose, cheeks, ears, toes, and fingers are the parts most frequently frostbitten. Symptoms: 
23 February 2015

First Aid: General

First Aid: General First Aid is the immediate care given by a person to another who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. A.
23 February 2015

Spider Bites

Spider Bites The danger of spider bites:  Most spiders are harmless, with the exception of the black widow and the brown recluse spiders (sometimes called the
18 February 2015

First Aid for Insect Bites

First Aid for Insect Bites Symptoms of a Scorpion Sting Immediate pain or burning sensation. Often no sting site is seen and very little if any
17 February 2015

Cold Facts

Cold Facts The common cold has produced some pretty uncommon reactions. Modern medicine has evolved more practical ways of coping with colds—and a good thing, too. 
17 February 2015

Injured Person: Transportation and Wounds

Injured Person: Transportation and Wounds The importance of proper transportation for a seriously injured person cannot be overestimated. It is sometimes necessary to transport a patient
17 February 2015

Artificial Resuscitation Techniques

Artificial Resuscitation Techniques The following information could save the life of one of your co-workers or a member of your family in the event of a