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Responding to a bleeding emergency

If someone has a serious cut and gets blood on the floor, how do we treat the cut? And how do we safely clean up the blood?
If someone has a serious cut and gets blood on the floor, how do we treat the cut? And how do we safely clean up the blood?
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Treating a puncture wound

Puncture wounds can be serious. They often have small openings, but the objects tend to go in deep, which can make the injured worker vulnerable to a blood infection.
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More than half of workers aren’t trained on first aid, CPR: survey

Dallas – About 10,000 cardiac arrest situations occur in the workplace each year, yet only 45 percent of U.S. employees have been trained in first aid – and only 50 percent of workers know where to find an automated external defibrillator – according to the results of a survey recently conducted by the American Heart Association.
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Treating chemical burns

Are chemicals used in your workplace? Mayo Clinic notes that chemical burns can be caused by a variety of substances, including strong acids, drain cleaners, paint thinners and gasoline.
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