Hidden Valley Cabins Essay

346 WordsMar 9, 20142 Pages
Workplace Investigation Part A 1. Check the surroundings. Evaluate the situation. Are there things that might put you at risk of harm? Call emergency services immediately and care for the person. 2. Determine responsiveness. If a person is unconscious, try to rouse them up. Check for breathing and a pulse. If the person remains unresponsive, prep for CPR. Remember your ABCs of CPR. Airway, Does the person have an unobstructed airway? Breathing, Is the person breathing? Circulation, Does the person show a pulse at major pulse points. 3. If the person's breathing and heart rate are normal but the person is unconscious, treat as if there is a spinal injury. Stabilize the head and neck by placing your hands on both sides of the person's head. Keep the head in line with the spine and prevent movement. Wait for medical help. 4. Stop any bleeding by firmly pressing a clean cloth on the wound. If the injury is serious, be careful not to move the person's head. If blood soaks through the cloth, do not remove it. Place another cloth over the first one. 5. If you suspect a skull fracture, do not apply direct pressure to the bleeding site, and do not remove any debris from the wound. Cover the wound with sterile gauze dressing. 6. If the person is vomiting, to prevent choking, roll the person's head, neck, and body as one unit onto his or her side. This still protects the spine, which you must always assume is injured in the case of a head injury. Children often vomit once after a head injury. This may not be a problem, but call a doctor for further guidance. 7. Apply ice packs to swollen areas. Part B 1. What is your name? 2. How old are you? 3. What happen to you? 4. Can you hear me? 5. How do you feel? 6. Can you see anything? 7. Where do you hurt? 8. Do you feel better? 9. Do you feel dizzy? 10. Do you have any person that I can contact with?

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