First Aid Blog by First4Aid – Coventry
First4Sight – Poisoning
Welcome to First4Sight, a quick insight into how to deal with minor first aid incidents
In this edition, we will be looking at – Dealing with Poisoning
If the person has any visible blood, vomit or faeces, Put on gloves or any other protective barrier.
CLUES TO INDICATE POISONING:
SIGNS OF POISONING:
TREATMENT OF POISONING:
Dial 999 for an ambulance giving as much information about the poison as possible
If the casualty becomes unconscious; place them in the ‘recovery position’
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Hi, I'm Becki From First4Aid. I have dealt with some wierd and wonderful first aid incidents so you will be in good hands if you come on one of our First Aid Training Courses in Coventry or the West Midlands!