First aiders need to have the ability and background knowledge to deal with a wide variety of first aid emergencies which can occur at any point of time. Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region organized 4 days First-Aid Training Programme for the officers/ officials of M/S Saraswati Plastotech Indian Pvt. Ltd. and M/S Saraswati Agro Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd. SIDCO Industrial Complex, Bari Brahmana Samba, J&K w.e.f 27th to 30thSeptember, 2022.
Theoretical and practical knowledge was delivered/ demonstrated by Dr. Kavita Nijhon Verma, Dr. Aasia Noor, Medical Officers, Smt. Kanchan Devi, Sup. Pharmacist along with Vironica Marwah, Field Officer, IRCS Jammu Region.
During the 4-days training course, employees were apprised of the various techniques of Disaster Management during Earthquakes, Fires, Floods, famine, basic safety equipment use, incident management. Practical demonstration covered critical skills such as how to appropriately treat someone who is bleeding, choking, or suffering from shock, Cardio pulmonary Resuscitation, ways to deal with life threatening conditions such as seizures, unconsciousness, or a non-breathing casualty. In addition, employees were shown how to handle a situation where the casualty is having a heart attack, anaphylaxis, asthma, or cardiac arrest.
The training was done under the able guidance and supervision of Sh. Sat Pal Sharma, Hony. Secretary, IRCS Jammu Region.
The exam was conducted by Dr. Kavita Nijhon Verma along with Sh. Joginder Kumar, Pharmacist, IRCS Jammu Region and Vironica Marwah.

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