[hackerspaces] first aid

Andrew Frazer andrew.frazer at stellascapes.com
Thu Dec 27 22:40:52 CET 2012

Use what ever you have at hand..

Your t-shirt, those overalls..  the cover from the laser cutter..  Even the old newspaper..   Stop the bleeding first!

On 28/12/2012, at 10:16 AM, webmind <webmind at puscii.nl> wrote:

> Not sure on the english names, but I'd expect (electric) burns and
> deep cuts.
> so for burns make sure you have a fire-blanket, running (clean) water
> and enough and a diversity of sizes sterile bandages.
> For cuts and lots of blood, there are a couple of things I'd like to have:
> - some quick temporary 'stich' adhesive bandage (for closing deep cuts)
> - diverse (large and small) and enough sterile bandages.
> - plain bandages
> - compressionbandages (to stop severe/persistent bleeding)
> - There's something which in dutch is called 'Snelverband', which you
> can apply at once to the wound (has a sterilepad to go on the wound).
> - again, running clean water
> sorry, I'm only familiar with dutch terms, an idea could be mailing
> someone of the CERT, they have years of experience with fixing up
> hackers at congresses and camps. :)
> Cheers,
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