Assess The Situation

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ASSESS the Situation


Do not put yourself in danger

·         Make a rapid but calm approach.

·         Assess the situation and the casualty

·         Ask for a history, look for signs and ask for symptoms from the casualty.
    Make your diagnosis based on the above – you may not want to share this with the casualty

·         Treat according to your findings

·         Arrange for after care

·         Record in the accident book

Triage –

assess all casualties quickly –

The unconscious casualty who is lying on their back is your priority

Remember LIONEL

L ocation

I ncident

O ther services
N umber of casualties

E xtent of injuries

L ocation