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Emergency


What To Do When A Disaster Strikes? - They will probably be many casualties when a disaster strikes. Those who are injured will have to be transported to the hospital or medical centre for treatment. If you do your part to render first aid assistance, you will help the injured alle...

Anthrax And Bomb Threats - What Is Anthrax? Anthrax is an animal disease caused by bacteria. Although the powdery form of anthrax is not contagious, it still remain as a threat to public safety. You should stay calm but be vigilant against any possible threat. ...

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - If the is someone who appear to have stop breathing with no feeling of pulse, you must act quickly to save his/her life. This is a matter of life and death. There are a number of procedures which you should follow: First, assess the ...

Chemical Incidents - We make use chemicals for many things in our life. But, if there is an overdose of these chemicals, or if it is used under the wrong conditions, will cause undesirable health effects. Symptoms Of Chemical Poisoning Lack of coo...

Choking - What To Do When There Is An Obstructed Airway Of A Conscious Adult? Firstly, ask the victim if he is choking Most likely he he would be displaying the 'Universal Distress Signal' of choking: clasping the neck with the thumb ...

Enhancing Your Survivablity If Trapped Under Debris/Rubble - General Guidelines If You Are Trapped Stay put and protect your head and face against shattered glass or falling objects by grabbing a coat, blanket, mewspapers, box, etc. Move away from hazardous areas or unstable objects, ...

Natural Emergencies - If You Are Indoors Close windows and draw blinds to be safe from strong wind and lightning. Avoid using telephones, electrical appliances (except lights), running water for baths, etc. If You Are Outdoors ...

Transporting Casualties - Where materials are not available for improvising a stretcher, you may have to transport casualties the 'manual' way. Depending on the situation, there are several methods you can use: How To Transport Casualties Without Using A Stretche...

Treating Burns, Scalds And Fractures - Burns And Scalds Burns and scalds are injuries to body tissue caused by heat, chemicals or radiation. Reduce the spread of heat, pain and swelling by placing the burnt area under cold running water or immerse in cold water for...

What To Do If A Fire Break Out? - If disaster strikes, fires are likely to break out in certain areas. If you discover a fire in your home, don't panic. Just remember these simple steps: Get everyone out. Close the door to contain the fire. Turn off t...

 

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