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Flashcards in Intervention, Rescue and Emergency Action Plan Deck (6)
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1

Definition of responsive casualties

May be able to help themselves, e.g. weak/tired swimmer, swimmer with a minor injury

2

Definition of unresponsive casualties

Unable to help themselves, e.g. panicking swimmer, non swimmer, injured swimmer, unconscious casualty

3

Arm support tow

Grasp underside of casualties upper arm, position forearm across casualties back for support

4

Hip support tow

Put your arm under the casualties arm and grasp around the waist, support with your upper hip

5

Shoulder support tow

Grasp casualty around chest and place shoulder under their armpit

6

Examples of things in the EAP

Overcrowding, disorderly behaviour, lack of water clarity, fire and evacuation procedures, bomb threat, chemical spill, injury, discovery of casualty, water contamination