(1) Sickness & Diarrhoea (2) Burns and Scalds. (3) Fractures ands Suspected Fractures. (D5) EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWEDIN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN ILLNESS. (1) Get help as soon as possible example emergency services apply first aid training only if you got it. Make sure the client is as comfortable as can be staff should also protect themself complete accidents or sickness illness form log information in client file and inform seniority/manager of the incident.
*Food Safety Regulations 1995 – Anyone who handles food, or whose actions could affect its safety must follow this regulation. *Manual handling – An employer need to make sure that employees receive guidance and training when lifting equipment or children. *RIDDOR – This ensures that all establishments have an accident book and any injury that means a member of staff is off work ill for over three days is reported. *Fire Precautions Regulations 1987 –
Chilean Mine Collapse Cheryl McIntire BCOM/275 May 21st, 2012 Eileen Broyles Chilean Mine Collapse The Chilean mine collapse represents itself and many other disasters that occur worldwide. Disasters and tragedies that involve company workers and families need special handling and care. Each person involved in the disaster personally will have family and friends who will become concerned with his or her welfare. Each communication that intended for a specific person in that circle of concerned family and friends must be written or spoken with the proper care and thought directed toward the purpose of the message. These disasters or tragedies may involve a company representative or set of selected representatives that may be
Every factory had orders to have one of these two systems installed in them to help prevent or hold back the outbreak of a fire to prevent damage to the property or lose of the workers. As Bruere explains, an order has gone out to install automatic sprinklers in factories, but the manufacturers had organized to fight it because it meant so great an expenditure (105). If the factory had one of these two systems installed, it could have helped prevent such a loss of lives during the fire’s
First of all you have to be aware of the seasons in which this hurricane could take place. Listen to the predictions made by all those whether instructors sitting in front of you on a daily basis. Moreover, you could also perform an analysis by yourself so that you could be aware of all the physical damages that could occur in the climate. Most importantly you must be aware of all the exits and evacuation points that could lead you and your family to a safer place. When the warning is given to you that means that you are no longer safe in that region.
Also there are always those who try to benefit from disasters giving some organizations a bad name. I feel that when a major crisis happens, all governments should pull together and use all available resources so that no one can ever say or feel like they didn’t get what was deserved. Describe and explain why a socialist system may be the best in responding to needs of people struck by an emergency situation like the earthquake that occurred in Haiti? A socialist system would be the best in a situation like the earthquake in Haiti simply because of the resources. The government would send out all available agencies and help immediately to the point of disaster.
A wide-ranging, advanced and various approach is to be taken to reduce disasters, and support in bringing new tension to research on disasters, on pre- planning. Therefore, “to include disaster education and preparedness of the public as well as early warning systems is directly depended on us, in whom people at risk receive, understand, and act upon the warning information conveyed”(Abhishek 1). Natural disasters are the effects and result of natural hazards. Natural disasters, like hurricane Katrina, represent a serious breakdown in sustainability and disruption of economic and social progress and they signify to the great loss of human lives and their properties. The enormous number of dead, seriously incapacitated and homeless people after the strike of a natural disaster and the large amount of money to be spent for reestablishment and rehabilitation connects to a natural disaster.
In a disaster or public health emergency health professionals have an obligation to protect and preserve the health, safety, and security of the patients, families and communities as well as themselves according to James, Burkle, and Kelen (2010). Disasters disproportionately affect the most vulnerable members of our society such as children, the elderly and minorities. Public health officials must be aware of the potential outcomes and impacts of a disaster, and have knowledge of how to report the disaster. To effectively manage a disaster, officials must be aware of the physiological, developmental, and emotional differences among the populations as well as the racial and ethnic diversity among the community. According to Andrulis, Siddiqui,
Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Lori Godsey Walden University Family Community and Population Based Care NURS 4010, Section 13 July 26, 2013 Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Emergency preparedness is vital to the safety and functionality a community. Whether it be obtaining and assisting a surrounding community population, or by organizing the unforeseen catastrophic challenges of your local community. The purpose of this paper is to discuss how the professional nurse and other community health care professionals evaluate and provide decision making skills and strategies in the event of a hurricane. The Role of the Nurse Disasters can happen at any time. Some are more prevalent than others.
Scenes of disasters can be dangerous, chaotic and many times unsafe for DVI officers to enter for several days after the event occurs. The scenes of mass causality disasters are treated as major crime scenes. This process begins with police officers searching for, retrieving and documenting the remains of victims. They also search for other evidence, such as circumstantial evidence, that may help in the identification process. Officers must confirm that everyone is accounted for and each deceased victim receives the same respect and attention.