061, Fire and Civil Guard presented in the proceedings before Almería accidents
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This action protocol sets the standards to be followed by all professionals in Andalusia to evaluate and ensure the crash site and improve patient care by decreasing the frequent and devastating consequences arising out of them.
The theater auditorium El Ejido welcomes these 'Fourth Conference on Rescue and Assistance in Traffic Accidents', which concentrate on operating professionals working every day on the scene, to address both aspects of care regarding the evaluation of patients as organizational, coordination and safety of all involved should know.
The conference, which has been inaugurated by the territorial delegate of Equality, Health and Social Policies in Almeria, Grace Fernandez, aim to facilitate the work of professionals in the care of victims of traffic accidents in Almeria and improve the quality of care for those affected.
This day has become a space for discussion and training of all participants to reduce mortality and reduce the serious consequences that may suffer those affected by traffic accidents. They involved nearly 150 service professionals 061 health emergencies, health districts west of Almeria and the Torrecárdenas hospitals, Toyo and West, the Northern Area Health Management and Urgent Transport Network, as well as students of the Master of Nursing Grade Health Emergency Technical Secondary Education Institute Santo Domingo (El Ejido), along with members of the Fire Brigade of Almeria, Levante and Poniente, Red Cross and Civil Guard Traffic.
The conference also focused specialists in occupational risk prevention in traffic accidents and approached from different points of view to emergency hazards in the transport of dangerous goods. Thus, 061 professionals will present how to care for victims of road accidents involving dangerous goods and fire show security measures to be taken against such incidents, with practical examples such as occurred in the Zarzalico.
The activities of the conference, there will be a conference extrication practical exercises, mobilization and immobilization of simulated patients and health care for themselves, which made compounds mixed teams of firefighters and health professionals.
It will also carry out a joint exercise to accidents with technological risks, which train health techniques dressing and undressing of personal protective equipment and decontamination of affected areas aimed training of health and firefighters.
Activity attention to traffic accidents
Emergency co-ordination centers and 061 health emergencies annually receive over 22,500 requests for assistance by accident, of which 2,160 correspond to Almeria. Around 30% of these claims are classified as emergency threatening the life of patients and require the intervention of the equipment or devices 061 critical care.
In 50% of these accidents spills of fuel or hazardous substances are produced, the vehicle leaves the road or there is a frontal collision or of great violence, being trapped people need to be rescued before they can receive medical care. In all these cases is vital coordinated action of troops and 061 firefighters to save the lives of patients.