Electric shocks can be very dangerous and pose a serious challenge for first aiders. Our rescue hooks help first aiders safely remove casualties from harm so they can begin treatment, whilst guidance posters help explain how to handle these complex situations.
First Aid for Electric Shocks and Electric Injuries
An electric shock can be caused by a voltage as low as 50 volts, which can block electrical signals between the brain and muscles. This can cause the heart to stop beating effectively, breathing problems and muscle spasms, all of which pose a serious threat to a person’s life.