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close this bookGuide to Health and Hygiene in Agricultural Work (ILO, 1979, 328 p.)
close this folder6. Organisation of occupational health services and medical inspection of labour in agriculture
close this folder6.5. Organisation of first aid
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6.5.2. The treatment centre

Some treatment centres specialise in certain injuries (such as burns, poisoning or snake bites). If rapid transport is available, the victim can be taken straight there. If this is not possible, he must first be treated at a primary care centre staffed by competent doctors.