Medical and First Aid - Factors Affecting Occupational Health
Depending on the type of work the industry must make arrangement for readily available medical facility. A nearby clinic may serve the purpose. Though, properly trained first aid personnel must always be available. Hand bums and eye injury because of ingress of injurious corrosive material may need quick treatment. Eye flushing and body showering may be performed through first aid worker. The first aid workers are trained to move the body of a victim fundamentally along length and not sideways.
They as well know that head, back, legs and arms are supported and that the injured person should be pulled on a blanket, tarpaulin or even a piece of a plastic, taking care that injured part is not strained. First aid box with necessary supplies is essential equipment. One significant factor is proper training of personnel to take care of coworkers in the event of any emergency. They should know how to shift an injured worker to place of medical help. They have to know how to call medical help.