|Document ID (ISN)||61043|
|Convention or series no.
||MSHA Safety Manual No.3
||National Mine Health and Safety Academy, P.O. Box 1166, Beckley, WV 25802, USA, 1992. 60p. Illus. 6 ref. Index.
||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.
||USA; emergency treatment; training material; mining and quarrying; first aid
||cardiac emergencies; training manuals; resuscitation; wounds; extreme temperatures; burns; scalds; shock following injury; transport of the injured; foreign bodies
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||First aid and emergency organization
Mining and quarrying