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close this bookThe Organization of First Aid in the Workplace (ILO, 1999, 70 p.)
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View the documentPreface
close this folder1. Why first aid and the organization of first aid?
View the document1.1. What is first aid?
View the document1.2. The need to prevent accidents
View the document1.3. If an accident occurs
View the document1.4. An organized approach to first aid
View the document2. What first aid must do
close this folder3. Responsibilities and participation
close this folder3.1. Responsibilities of the employer
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View the document3.1.1. Equipment, supplies and facilities
View the document3.1.2. Human resources
View the document3.1.3. Other
View the document3.2. Workers’ participation
close this folder4. How first aid is organized
close this folder4.1. Variables to be considered in the assessment of first-aid requirements
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View the document4.1.1. Type of work and associated risks
View the document4.1.2. Size and layout of the enterprise
View the document4.1.3. Other enterprise characteristics
View the document4.1.4. Availability of other health services
close this folder4.2. First aid in the context of the general organization of safety and health in the enterprise
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View the document4.2.1. Occupational health services
View the document4.2.2. Safety and health committees and safety delegates
View the document4.2.3. The labour inspectorate
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close this folder4.3. First-aid personnel
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View the document4.3.1. Functional tasks
View the document4.3.2. Type and number of first-aid personnel required
View the document4.3.3. Advice to, and supervision of, first-aid personnel
View the document4.4. The role of the occupational health physician or nurse
close this folder4.5. Equipment, supplies and facilities for first aid
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View the document4.5.1. Rescue equipment
View the document4.5.2. First-aid boxes, first-aid kits and similar containers
View the document4.5.3. Specialized equipment and supplies
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View the document4.5.5. Means for communicating the alert
View the document4.6. Planning for access to additional care
View the document4.7. Records
close this folder5. The training of first-aid personnel
View the document5.1. General considerations
close this folder5.2. Basic training
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View the document5.2.1. General
View the document5.2.2. Delivery of first aid
View the document5.3. Advanced training
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View the document6. Relation to other health-related services
close this folderAnnexes
close this folderAnnex I. Examples of first-aid legislation
View the document1. New Zealand
View the document2. United Kingdom
View the document3. Federal Republic of Germany
View the documentAnnex II. Be ready for emergencies1
View the documentAnnex III. Rescue equipment: An example
close this folderAnnex IV. First-aid boxes
View the document1. Belgium
View the document2. India
View the document3. New Zealand
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View the documentAnnex V. Antidotes: Some useful examples
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