The Electric Shock poster has clear step by step instructions on how to react in case of electric shock and how to provide treatment to someone that has been electrocuted. The poster is designed both first aiders and non-first aiders with the essential first aid and safety information.
The poster covers the following topics:
Danger – knowing the difference from a high/low voltage shock and action to take if it is a low voltage shock.
Response – checking to see if they casualty is conscious
Getting Help – calling for help and emergency medical services
Airway & Breathing – assessing the casualty and checking to see if they are responsive, breathing normally and if they are not breathing normally
Unconscious (Not Breathing) – commencing CPR
Unconscious (Breathing) – how to move the casualty in the recovery position
Burns – how to deal with burns with a casualty that’s responsive/unresponsive and the don’ts
Other Injuries – muscle spasm/seizures and action to take at an event of a major seizure