…..A forestry worker’s first aid kit may consist of extra equipment and additional tools for managing severe bleeding or amputation. Further training beyond basic first aid may be given so that the workers in isolation may use other life-saving equipment in the event of a medical emergency.
Worksafe New Zealand provides the following diagram detailing suggested content of a lone or isolated workers workplace first aid kit. Click on the image to see more on the Worksafe website.
Tomorrow we will continue our look at First Aid Kits……
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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