Friday, July 3

Tag: Motorcycle accident

You’re ‘first on scene’ to a motorcycle accident? Things to do
Accident and Medical Emergency Guidelines, TnW Driving Sense

You’re ‘first on scene’ to a motorcycle accident? Things to do

Like any high velocity sport, riding a motorcycle has the potential to cause life threatening injuries including shock, head, neck and spinal damage, profuse blood loss, traumatic wounds, burns, fractures and unconsciousness. Immediate first aid is critical and has the potential to make a big the difference to the outcomes for a casualty. With the typical high impact injuries sustained by motorcyclists, the following factors are imperative to survival: the ability to breathe effectively, minimise blood loss, protect the head, neck and spine and the quick arrival of medical attention. Whilst qualified medical personnel are the people to deal with any accident – there are things that untrained people can do to help the victim before medical help arrives. 1. ...