Injuries and illnesses of staff during seajobs
a After receiving a report of injury or serious illness, report it to the captain and call the scene of the accident:
- Members of the first aid team with appropriate equipment (first aid kit, stretcher, resuscitator, hairpins, etc.).
- a medical worker appointed on board.
b If there was no threat to his own life, the person who was originally at the scene was in charge of First Aid:
- The airways are kept clean.
- Respiration and heartbeat are provided (otherwise CPR is required).
- Bleeding is controlled (chance does not move unless necessary).
c In a situation where the life of the rescuer may be endangered (for example, accidents in an atmosphere with a shortage of gas or oxygen in a confined space), then it is necessary to require the use of the resources of a normal on-board emergency with such safety equipment. as a device for breathing compressed air, etc.
d Portable radio means to establish between field operations seajobs and Master.
e Formulate a method of transporting accidents to the ship’s hospital and require additional equipment and personnel in case a vertical or near a vertical lift / lift is required.
f Company communication and relevant manuals from the International Radio Station (including C.I.R.M), which should be consulted for planning a possible “media wave”, with notification to the relevant external parties.
g If medevac is to be prepared, prepare for:
- Get off the shore or another ship nearby (wings, stretcher, position, etc.).
- Get a helicopter
(For safety, refer to the ICS Helicopter and Ship Operation Manual
Requirements depend on whether the helicopter will land on deck or only a winch is possible.
- Transport accidents using your own lifeboat or lifeboat to a nearby ship with the best medical facilities.
h If necessary, seek medical attention by radio using the International Radio Station in Rome, which offers free medical advice to commercial vessels.
i Keep records of events if it may be necessary to complete an accident report form.