Areas covered in this program include:
- Causes of burns
- Classification of burns
- Life threatening outcomes from burns:
- Breathing difficulties
- General first aid principles of management of burns victims
- Guidelines for seeking medical assistance.
The first aid treatments for the following types of burns are covered:
- Flame burns
- Electrical burns, and
- Chemical burns
A severe burn is not only life threatening but it can also have profound effects, not only on the victim, but also on the victim’s family.
In the workplace many burns result following violations of safe work practices. This program graphically illustrates to the entire workforce the need for recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that may lead to burns injuries. The program also informs the audience what to do should they be personally involved in a burn emergency.
RUNNING TIME: 18 Minutes