What everyone should know
Where the first aid kit is located, what it contains and how to administer first aid in case of an accident.
How to contact the emergency service.
First aid for severely injured or unconscious casualities
Check the casualty using the D-ABC method.
Assess your own safety and that of the casualty.
Open the airway. Is the casualty breathing? If not, begin artificial respiration immediately using the mouth-to-mouth method.
Stop any bleeding by applying pressure and raising the injured part of the body.
C: Circulatory Shock
Prevent shock by carrying out the above steps. Shock is a life-threatening condition.
When you have checked for the above, place the person in the recovery position (semi-prone position). Monitor the person as changes in condition may occur quickly.
Call emergency service (SOS Alarm), if this has not already been done. Dial 112 (if you are calling from an internal phone, dial 0 in order to secure an external line) and ask for an ambulance.
The casualty should be accompanied to the hospital by someone who can explain the circumstances of the accident.