Category: First aid & emergencies

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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. …
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Eye injury – flash burns

Flash burns (welders flash) are common painful complaints following welding on farms. Flash burns occur when the cornea (the clear tissue that covers your eyes) has been exposed to ultraviolet…


When the heart stops pumping, it is known as a cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a combination of techniques designed to pump the heart, and keep blood circulating and…