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Document ID (ISN)69084
CIS number 97-780
ISBN(s) 91-7522-391-0; 91-7522-392-9
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title First aid at the workplace: Training manual for first aiders; Teacher's guide
Original title Första hjälpen på arbetsplatsen: Kursbok för skyddssamariter; Lärarhandledning [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsnämnden, Box 3208, 103 64 Stockholm, Sweden, 4th ed., 1994. 48p+52p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Revised edition of the manuals abstracted under CIS 88-149 and CIS 89-771. They are recommended for use at a 16-hour training course for first aiders. The manuals should also be reviewed regularly. They cover: preparedness at the workplace (responsibilities of employers, first aiders and occupational health services); first-aid kits and dressing materials; how to judge the situation when an accident has happened; measures in cases of unconsciousness (breathing, pulse), respiratory arrest (unconscious, no breathing but pulse) and heart arrest (unconscious, no breathing and no pulse); cardiopulmonary resuscitation of children; choking; bleeding; shock; sudden illness (asthma, allergy, epilepsy, diabetes, heart diseases); other acute accidents (burns, chemical burns, eye injuries, poisoning, frostbite, skull injuries, back and neck injuries, fractures); how to move an injured person; psychological reactions; check list.
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; training material; first aid; emergency treatment
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; unconsciousness; cardiac emergencies; frostbite; training manuals; transport of the injured; burns; eye injuries; check lists; shock following injury; fractures
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) OSH training
First aid and emergency organization