Putting Your Safety First When Responding to An Emergency

is the title of a June 20, 2018, Health & Safety Institute (HSI) blog. The blog states that when people are injured or suddenly fall ill, the scene around them is often chaotic. Concerned bystanders, family members and emergency services personnel are all reacting and responding to the incident simultaneously, and the incident scene itself may pose dangers. An emergency care provider knows to put his or her own safety first, even before the safety of an ill or injured person. Putting yourself in danger to help someone can make the situation worse, both for yourself and for those around you. Read more HERE.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply