How to Respond in a Health Emergency

This 5 minute safety training video covers: Signs and symptoms of a serious injury, when to call for a medical assistance, what are the basic first aid techniques in case of a health emergency, how to avoid heat illnesses in a workplace, how to dress up properly when working in a hot or cold environment, how to use first aid kit, what are the potential diseases you can get when you come into contact with somebody’s blood, how to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 33 minute full length version.

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Atlantic Training's Safety Awareness 101 Training DVD this education and training program reminds employees that if they know the types of hazards that they can encounter in their jobs, they can guard against them and often prevent them from occurring. Upon completion of the program, employees should be able to:

This Safety Awareness 101 Training DVD Covers:
  • How to Respond in a Health Emergency
  • Understand the importance of being safe on the job.
  • Recognize hazards they may encounter in the workplace.
  • Understand how good housekeeping can prevent slips, trips and falls.
  • Know how to use hand and power tools, and powered machinery, safely.
  • Understand specific procedures that can help to prevent forklift accidents.
  • Know how to avoid electrical hazards.
  • Understand how to use personal protective equipment (PPE) to guard against workplace hazards.
  • Understand how their facility's Emergency Action Plan can save lives and minimize damage in a crisis.
  • Know what to do when confronted by health emergencies in the workplace.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 33 minute preview.

Video Transcript

Health emergency is terrifying you have to think fast, you have to do the right thing, you have to get help and you have to do all at one. When most people think of emergencies they think of accidents at work but accidents are only part of the story. When medical emergency strikes at work, a victim’s life may depend on a quick correct response of a co-worker. In any emergency fear, panic and confusion will occur but the citizen responder stays calm. You should call or yell anytime you think is an emergency is beyond your skills. It is important to know what is wrong with the victim and the seriousness of the condition. Do the best you can to protect yourself and help the victim, if you don’t have gloves use something waterproof to use as a barrier; with today’s danger of HIV and Hepatitis, be careful around blood and body fluids. Remember after dealing with an injury involving blood to wash your hands thoroughly before touching your mouth, nose or eyes or before drinking and eating anything.