Knowing first aid and CPR on a construction site can save lives. It’s also worth noting that promptly and correctly administering first aid can minimize short- and long-term impacts to the victim and your business in the form of lost time at work, OSHA recordable incidents and workers’ compensation insurance. Read on to find what we believe are 5 first aid procedures everyone on the jobsite should know.
First Look, Then Act
When things go wrong on the jobsite, many instinctively drop everything and run to help. On the surface that may seem like the best idea, but many times it ends with additional injuries. Before moving to help, stop and secure the area to prevent any further injuries and evaluate the situation for hazards that are present to ensure it is safe to help. If the injuries appear [Read more…] about 5 First Aid Procedures Everyone on the Jobsite Should Know