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close this bookHow to Act After accidents caused by Electrical Current - Course: basic skills and knowledge of electrical engineering. Methodical guide for instructors (Institut für Berufliche Entwicklung, 16 p.)
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View the document1. Aims and Contents of Practical Vocational Training in the Field of ''How to Act After Accidents Caused by Electric Current''
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1. Aims and Contents of Practical Vocational Training in the Field of ''How to Act After Accidents Caused by Electric Current''

At the end of the training, the trainees should have achieved the following aims:

- The trainees have acquired the necessary knowledge and skills for acting correctly after accidents caused by electric current.

- The trainees know how to use instructions on first aid.

- The trainees are able to render first aid quickly, safely and carefully after accidents caused by electric current.

- The trainees observe the labour safety regulations.

In order to achieve the above mentioned aims, the following contents have to be imparted by the instructor:

Knowledge

- Effects of electric currents on the human organism.
- Rules of conduct and hints on labour safety concerning the safety of the rescuer.
- First aid measures after accidents caused by electric current.

Skills

- Finding and rescuing of the injured person.
- Rendering first aid.
- Artificial respiration of the injured person.
- Carrying out of the cardiac massage.
- Preparing the injured person for transporation.