Farm Guide VIC : 2014-15
82 FarmSafety R D DANGER Ensure the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient. RESPONSE Check for response—ask name—squeeze shoulders No response Response • Send for help. • make comfortable • check for injuries • monitor response. SEND for help Call Triple Zero (000) for an ambulance or ask another person to make the call. AIRWAY Open mouth—if foreign material is present: • place in the recovery position • clear airway with fingers. Open airway by tilting head with chin lift. BREATHING Check for breathing—look, listen and feel. Not normal breathing Normal breathing • Start CPR. • place in recovery position • monitor breathing • manage injuries • treat for shock. CPR Start CPR—30 chest compressions : 2 breaths Continue CPR until help arrives or patient recovers. DEFIBRILLATION Apply defibrillator if available and follow voice prompts. C B A S D DRSABCD action plan In an emergency call triple zero (000) for an ambulance Learn First Aid | 1300 360 455 | www.stjohn.org.au © St John Ambulance Australia. St John encourages first aid training as this information is not a substitute for first aid training. © St John Ambulance Australia. St John first aid protocols are for the Australian market only. All care has been taken in preparing the information but St John takes no responsibility for its use by other parties or individuals. St John encourages first aid training as this information is not a substitute for first aid training. This information is for use over a 12 month period only. For more information on St John first aid training and kits visit http://www.stjohn.org.au/ or call 1300 360 455.