The security and house keeping staff of La Residentia, a residential society in Greater Noida, were given first aid, fire drill and basic disaster management training on Sunday by Bijoy Tripathy, a resident of the society, with the help of Yatharth hospital emergency staff.
The first aid and rescue practical training session was held on Sunday morning in the society’s premises and over 150 maintenance staff took part in the drill.
The quick response management training was also given which can be used in case of life threatening conditions like heart attack, bleeding etc.
During the training, five areas were covered namely, "How to make a emergency call to the nearest hospital" , "Vital sign checking followed by first aid" , "How to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and rescue breathe" , " How should a patient be handled and carried till the ambulance (stretcher and hand carrying techniques were taught) and Inter-Communication & Fast Action.
“The object of the training was to understand that every single second is precious in case of medical emergency,” said a resident of La Residentia who also took part in the training.
Bjoy Tripathi, the organiser said, "The basic was to educate the staff and others in case of emergency who are the directly involved in the lives of over 2,000 people who live in the society."