|How to Act after Accidents caused by Electrical Current - Course: Basic skills and knowledge of electrical engineering. Trainees' handbook of lessons (Institut für Berufliche Entwicklung, 20 p.)|
|1. Effects of Electric Current on Human Organism|
|2. Rescue of Injured People out of Electric Plants below 1 kV|
|3. Immediate Measures after an Accident Caused by Electric Current|
|3.1. Measures Taken if the Injured Person is Conscious|
|3.2. Measures Taken if the Injured Person is Unconscious but Respiration is Regular|
|3.3. Measures Taken if the Injured Person is Unconscious and Has Stopped Breathing|
|4. Giving Artificial Respiration to Injured People|
|4.1. Artificial Respiration|
|4.2. Manual Methods of Respiration|
|5. Measures Taken in the Case of Circulatory Arrest|
|6. Hints for the Transportation of Injured People|
The chance of surviving of an injured person decreases with passing time. Approximately 5 minutes after breathing has stopped, there is only a chance of 15 %.
Each second is valuable and fast and efficient help decides
about life and death of the injured person.