|Document ID (ISN)||64261|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1059-924X - Journal of Agromedicine
|Convention or series no.
||James P., St. Clair M.B.
||Case report - Agrichemicals complicating emergency helicopter transport of a farm worker
||1994, Vol.1, No.2, p.21-27. 13 ref.
||An incident is described in which a farm worker suffered a truck accident and required helicopter transport to hospital while covered with agricultural chemicals. Once airborne, the stench of chemicals in the enclosed space of the helicopter posed a hazard to both crew and patient. The case highlights several aspects to be assessed in such situations including availability of protective clothing, options for patient decontamination prior to airlift and consideration of ground transportation as an alternative.
||occupational accidents; transport by helicopter; transport of the injured; agriculture; chemical hazards
||agricultural chemicals; case study; aircraft pilots; nursing personnel; hazard evaluation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)
||First aid and emergency organization