Safety and First Aid

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Safety can be defined as the control of recognized hazards to achieve an acceptable level of risk. First aid is the first and foremost treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury. This note provided us knowledge about sprain, altitude sickness, electric shock, snake bites and drowning with their safety measures and first aid.
Safety and First Aid

Safety is the state of being "safe", the condition of being protected against physical consequences of damage, accidents, harm or any other event which could be considered non-desirable to health. Safety can also be defined to be the control of recognized hazards to achieve an acceptable level of risk. This can take the form of being protected from the event or from exposure to something that causes health or economic losses.

First aid is the first and foremost treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury. It is the first assistance given to a casualty before the arrival of an ambulance to a qualified person. Certain minor injuries may not require further medical care past the first aid intervention.

Aims of first aid

  • To provide immediate help to the victim.
  • To prevent bleeding by pressing the wound by the hand or by tying a handkerchief.
  • To provide emotional support to wounds.
  • To keep a victim of an accident in safe and comfortable place.
  • To provide artificial respiration to the victim who has become unconscious from an accident.
  • To make necessary arrangement to take a patient to a nearest health center.

Sprain

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The strain on the joints due to the twisting of muscles is called sprain. In a sprain, the tendons and ligaments at the joints get affected and become difficult to move. During sprain, the joints aches, and swells.

Safety measure

  • Walk carefully in and outside the house.
  • Start playing games only after warm up exercises.
  • Be careful while playing games like football, volleyball and while jumping, running, throwing.
  • Avoid the activities like high jump, long jump, supporting heavy things with the hand.

First aid

  • Keep the victim at a comfortable place so that the sprained organ or organ does not get worse.
  • Provide artificial respiration if the respiration has stopped.
  • Provide the victim with warm milk, tea, fruits, juice, and water.
  • Comfort him with soothing words.
  • Disperse the crowd and make surrounding peaceful.
Things to remember
  • The strain on the joints due to the twisting of muscles is called sprain. 
  • Safety can be defined as the control of recognized hazards to achieve an acceptable level of risk.
  • First aid is the first and foremost treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury.
  • It includes every relationship which established among the people.
  • There can be more than one community in a society. Community smaller than society.
  • It is a network of social relationships which cannot see or touched.
  • common interests and common objectives are not necessary for society.
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Questions and Answers

First aid is the first and foremost treatment given to the victim of sudden accident or injury.

The objective of first aid are as follow:

  • To provide immediate help to the victim.
  • To prevent bleeding by pressing the wound by the hand or by tying a handkerchief.
  • To provide emotional support to wounds.
  • To keep the victim of an accident in safe and comfortable place.
  • To provide artificial respiration to the victim who has become unconscious from an accident.
  • To make necessary arrangement to take the patient to the nearest health center.

The strain in the joints due to the twisting of muscles is called sprain. It occurs when the ligaments that hold the bones together are over sketched or torn.

The first aid treatment of sprain are:

  • Keep the victim at a comfortable place so that the sprained organ or organ does not get worse.
  • Provide artificial respiration if the respiration has stopped.
  • Provide the victim with warm milk, tea, fruits, juice, and water.
  • Comfort him with soothing words.
  • Disperse the crowd and make surrounding peaceful.

We can prevent from sprain by:

  • Walk carefully in and outside the house.
  • Start playing games only after warm up exercises.
  • Be careful while playing games like football, volleyball and while jumping, running, throwing.
  • Avoid the activities like high jump, long jump, supporting heavy things with the hand.

Safety is the condition of being protected against physical consequences of damage, accidents, harm or any other event which could be considered non-desirable to health.

Two objectives of first aid are:
  • To provide immediate support to ill person.
  • To stop bleeding or injury and attempt to provide victims life.
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