Academic Papers on First Aid & Safety

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Burn Victims

  • 4 page paper

A 4 pages research paper on properly treating and caring for burn victims -- suffering from varying degrees of burn. Bibliography lists three sources.

A 5 page report on First Aid as it relates specifically to the care of children. Covered are cuts, scrapes, puncture wounds, 1st & 2nd degree burns, and more. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper examining techniques for the prevention of children's injuries. Areas covered include the household, toys, travel, and water. Bibliography lists 6 references.

A 5 page paper that presents the equipment commonly utilized by fire fighters and demonstrates the regulation of this equipment to provide the greatest safety for the user. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

In recent years, the legal ramifications of liability law and other regulations impacting the fire and emergency services agencies has limited the ability of employees to effectively serve the public. This 8 page paper provides a concise overview of law influencing fire service workers. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 7 page paper on hydraulic spreaders -- used at the scene of auto accidents to pry apart the bodywork, windows, dashboards, steering wheels, & other materials that wrap around and trap a victim. The writer provides statistics and case examples in which the jaws of life have been used successfully. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 11 page paper on this history of this venerable American institution. The paper concludes that though the organization has undergone many changes in its 115-year history, this organization has remained true to -- and even expanded on -- its original ideal of volunteerism. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

A 6 page paper outlining opposing controversies concerning the usage of air bags in automobiles. The paper explains various reports on the new "dangers" of air bags, and offers alternative viewpoints from people who believe that these dangers are examples of mere hysteria. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page examination of governmental required automobile safety measures and their impact on the consumer from both a self-determination level and an economic one. Bibliography lists five sources.

A 3 page overview of safety measures we can incorporate into our lives to reduce our risk of accident, disease, and violence. Bibliography lists four sources.

This 9 page paper provides considers the development of recommendations to minimize risk and applies a hazard management approach as well as occupational health and safety management approaches to the development of a reporting system. This paper investigates the elements specific to the job of a social worker, with an emphasis on the potential ...

This 6 page paper considers the nature of consultative arrangements between workers and management designed to enhance workplace safety. Specifically, this paper considers how these interactions have contributed to the development of workplace safety programs and demonstrates the importance of the role of the worker in safety improvements, with a focus on the benefits ...

A 10 page research paper on the human, economic and other benefits to companies who implement industrial safety processes. The writer focuses on the 1997 Champions of Safety winners and looks at details of training and implementation programs. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

6 pages in length. Examines the use of rapid intervention teams and fire fighter assistant search teams in the safety of the fireground. Looks at the use by some cities of these teams and their help in ensuring the safety of civilian and firefighter alike. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 7 page paper presents a proposal to expand an emergency room in an urban city. The proposal focuses on creating a room to hold patients awaiting admissions. A specific three year plan is outlined. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Stretcher Safety

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper looks at the different aspects of stretcher safety including the equipment chosen and its use. The paper look primarily to stretchers used by the armed forces, but these measures could be equally applied to other scenarios. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

A 28 page discussion of the importance of Safety Programs in Nursing Homes. Outlines the role of OSHA is nursing home safety issues and details specific components of nursing home Safety Plans including accident prevention and reporting procedures, general health concerns, and procedures for disease control. Emphasizes the role of training in ensuring a adequately carried out ...

This seven-page-paper gives an in-depth discussion in the role EMT'S play regarding the AIDS virus. How EMTS can show support to the family when they are called to the scene of an AIDS patient, as well as how they can help the community fight the disease are all included. Bibliography lists five sources.

This 5 page paper looks at domestic fire sprinkler systems. The potential life saving ability of these systems as tools with which to fight fire has long been established, but misconceptions and no active encouragement has meant that they have not been as popular as they should have been. This paper considers their role, cost, ...

An 11 page paper summarizing an interview with this furniture manufacturer's facility and safety manager. The interview questions cover such topics as whether the building has been screened for asbestos, radon and lead; employee safety training; approach to worker's compensation; ergonomics and other OSHA standards; and employee assistance programs available. The company regards some issues as falling into ...

This 5 page report discusses family interactions and what takes place in family relationships when a natural disaster such as an earthquake occurs. Because the family is thought of as the basic unit of society and is acknowledged for the essential socio-economic functions that it performs, its place in dealing with the impact of a natural disaster such as an ...

(6pp) Doctors Without Borders is an international organization, with offices in 18 countries. It sends more than 2,000 volunteers, of more than 45 nationalities, to some 80 countries annually. It's volunteer medical staff does amazing work in strife and war torn areas throughout the globe. In 1999 the organization was awarded the ...

5 pages in length. The writer discusses EMS system operations according to the Connecticut Report. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 5 page report discusses running and the potential it presents for injury. Running involves a number of physiological dynamics that are completely unique to running. An individual’s age, weight, athletic background, biomechanical, physiological, and psychological processes should be considered in order to coordinate the best techniques and training programs. Various modifications in technique can also serve to help in ...

6 pages in length. Reaction to critical incidents, such as tragedies, deaths, serious injuries, hostage and/or threatening situations, require the human being to respond in a way that intensifies the inherent stress related to Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Those within the rescue field are prone to inordinate levels of stress over and above ...

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