First Aid Training is a life savour skill to learn: Overview by Ziqitza Healthcare
Dr. Santosh Datar, from Ziqitza Healthcare Limited, explains Employee training can be the difference between life and death, but it also shows that employees happiness & safety comes first. Here’s how employees can use first aid to save lives.
Statistics say each year around 3.5 lakh people die in unintended workplace accidents throughout the world. In center nations, such as India, occupational risks are estimated to account for roughly 2.3 percent of lost Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY). When you consider how many lives are lost each year, it makes you question what can be done to save not just our important employees, but their lives as well.
Ziqitza knows that this is where first aid comes in as a lifesaver. Being trained in first aid may help you give the proper treatment to the person in distress at the right time, and it’s a valuable skill to learn for all irrespective of demographics.
Dr. Santosh Datar, from Ziqitza Healthcare Limited, explains Employee training can be the difference between life and death, but it also shows that employees' happiness & safety comes first. Here’s how employees can use first aid to save lives.
It helps in the saving of lives.
Knowing how to administer first aid can provide your employees the confidence to act quickly in the event of an injury or illness. When administered quickly, CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) has been proven to save many lives, thus it’s a valuable skill to teach your employees.
Optimal use of First Aid Kit
Dr. Santosh Datar from Ziqitza Healthcare, elaborates that employees should also be aware of what is contained in the first aid kit and how to utilize it efficiently. It also helps if your staff know how to keep their first-aid kits in their homes and cars in good working order.
Workplace mishaps can be Minimalized
Because your employees are thoroughly taught in the essentials of first aid, they are also aware of the possibility for disasters in the workplace. Training your employees in first aid also makes them more aware of their surroundings, which can help to limit the occurrence of workplace accidents.
A skill that can be used outside of work also
Once your employees are trained in first aid, they are trained for life. Their training can save lives even outside the office. Trained personnel can treat their families, friends and even the general public effectively in times of an emergency. This becomes easier if you conduct refresher courses from time to time. ZHL Rajasthan has managed similar first aid training sessions in the past.
Develops employee morale
When you make first aid training available to your employees, you are telling them that you care. When employees see this, they are comforted knowing that they have a safe work environment. First aid training at work even works as an excellent team-building exercise and in turn, boosts the morale of the team.
Ability to handle Medical Emergencies
When your employees are well-versed in first aid, they are more prepared to handle medical emergencies both inside and outside the office. Dr. Santosh Datar from Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd, shared that the healthcare team send by Ziqitza understands what has to be done right away and can administer first aid while also calming the crowd.
Speaking about the importance of first aid training, Mr. Surendra Agarwal - CFO, Ziqitza Health Care Limited said “Accidents in the workplace can be avoided by establishing a solid first aid response and putting safety measures in place. Employers may create a safer work environment for everyone by ensuring that staff receive the most essential first aid training and are equipped with the appropriate first aid equipment and supplies. Ziqitza Health Care Limited provides a variety of first-aid and CPR courses, as well as BLS indigenous programs for the workplace and other safety. First aid not only aids recovery, but it also aids in the saving of lives. We have also successfully set up clinics onsite at various industrial locations with trained medical practitioners to provide timely medical help in case of any causalities or medical emergencies. “
About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited
Ziqitza Healthcare Limited (ZHL) is the leading provider of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in India since 2005. Our clients include hospitals, the Government and corporate clients in India & Gulf for varied EMS requirements like Ambulances, Medical Mobile units, telemedicine, and helplines. Ziqitza Rajasthan & Ziqitza limited Rajasthan appreciates Ziqitza Healthcare ltd for its contribution in improving the healthcare in India. We are committed to saving lives. We do this by understanding our customers’ needs and providing the best possible solutions irrespective of their location or income.
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