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Document ID (ISN)61043
CIS number 93-1478
Year 1992
Convention or series no. MSHA Safety Manual No.3
Title First aid
Bibliographic information National Mine Health and Safety Academy, P.O. Box 1166, Beckley, WV 25802, USA, 1992. 60p. Illus. 6 ref. Index.
Abstract This manual provides an explanation of first-aid techniques to be used in mines before medical help arrives. It covers: basic first-aid procedures; first-aid procedures for life-threatening conditions (mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, dealing with foreign objects in the throat of conscious and unconscious victims, cardiopulmonary resuscitation); control of bleeding; treatment for shock; bandages and dressings; treating of wounds, burns and scalds; musculoskeletal injuries; dislocations; transportation of the injured; environmental emergencies (hypothermia, frostbite, heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps); medical emergencies.
Descriptors (primary) USA; emergency treatment; training material; mining and quarrying; first aid
Descriptors (secondary) cardiac emergencies; training manuals; resuscitation; wounds; extreme temperatures; burns; scalds; shock following injury; transport of the injured; foreign bodies
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Mining and quarrying
OSH training