Unit 208 Understanding Health And Safety Essay
procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness.
3.1 Describe different types of accident and sudden illness that may occur in a social care setting.
Accidents: Slips, Trips, Falls, Burns, Choking, misuse of equipment, etc...
Illnesses: strokes, Cardiac arrest, food poisoning, Allergies, influenza, flues/colds, bugs, asthma, seizures, convulsions, fainting.
3.2 Outline the procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness should occur.
If an accident or sudden illness should