Flashcards in Common Incidents, Injuries & Illnesses Deck (12):
What is a blister?
A pocket of fluid under the skin
What is an open fracture?
When the bone breaks through the skin
Provide examples of common accidents?
Slips, trips, falls, sports related injuries
What is a sign of a heart attack?
Chest pains, breathlessness, poor circulation
Provide examples of minor injuries?
Cuts, grazes, bruising, blisters, sprains
What category is a dislocation?
What is the sign of wheezing and shortness of breath?
What is the responsibility of the sports activity leader when delivering sessions?
Keep themselves and others safe
How would you respond to a severe injury?
Call emergency services and the first aider and comfort the injured participant
If an accident happens who must report it and what is the name of the report form?
The Sports activity leader should complete an incident report form and have it signed by the participant to confirm the information is correct
How would you respond to a minor injury?
Contact first aider