Tag: ring for help

shock physical

Shock – physical

Medical shock is caused by not having enough blood circulating around your body. Reduced blood pressure decreases the flow of oxygen to vital organs and, unless attended to, is a life-threatening…


There are many causes of burns on farms. These include burns from friction, heat, sun, chemicals, equipment and fuels. Some causes of burns include UV radiation (sunburn), flame, radiant heat,…
bites and stings

Bites and stings

There are many Australian species that bite or sting, such as insects, bees, wasps, ants, mosquitos, ticks, scorpions, caterpillars, centipedes, spiders, snakes and seas creatures. Some bites and stings may…
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Ambulance – when to call one

Farmers, who often work alone, need to be as self-reliant in an emergency as possible. First aid skills are essential for all farm workers and people living on farms.  Knowing…