CPR Saves Crushed Man’s Life

first aid training coursesFirst Aid training A middle-aged man luckily escaped with his life after being crushed in an accident at his workplace.

The worker was operating a cherry picker machine at an Altona North factory when the accident occurred.
Upon the arrival of paramedics, it was discovered that the worker’s coworkers were performing CPR on him, which is thought to have saved his life.

The coworkers discovered him, released him and removed him from the area which was contaminated with asbestos.

The man received a collapsed lung which required the paramedics to insert a large needed into his chest. This act cleared the trapped air and blood and allowed his lungs to inflate.

CPR and First-Aid continued while adrenaline was given to stimulate his heart.He remains in the hospital in critical ,but stable condition.

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Source: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/crushed-worker-fights-for-life-20111020-1m9db.html

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