Motor Vehicle Collision

John Furst

JOHN FURST is an experienced emergency medical technician and qualified first aid and CPR instructor. John is passionate about first aid and believes everyone should have the skills and confidence to take action in an emergency situation.

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3 Responses

  1. MrDavidPoku says:

    What would your first action be? Call 999 and give the following:
    – The location of the incident
    – The number of victims / people involved
    – The nature of their injuries
    – In some cases, their age
    – Any hazards at the incident (e.g: spilt fuel, fire, electricity)
     

    What dangers could there be in this situation? Car fire
    How would you manage these dangers? Marking sure I am in a safe place
    Which other emergency services would be required? Fire service

  2. Theresa361 says:

    > Phone for 999 first and foremost given as much detail as I can
    > Check for any dangers to me, public and victims
    > quickly assess all casualties
    > In my experience them who are the most silent are the ones who need help more
    > Remember your three P’s: 1) Preserve life; 2) Prevent worsening; 3) Promote recovery

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