First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from either a minor or serious illness or injury. As per mines rule Every underground mine shall be adequate and suitable arrangements are made for the speedy removal from the mine to a dispensary or hospital, of persons employed in the mine who while on duty suffers from serious bodily injury or illness of a serious nature. At every mine employing more than 150 persons on any one day of the preceding calendar year, there shall be provided and maintained in good order a suitable first-aid room & A first aid station shall be established at the bottom of every shaft where men or material are normally wound, near the drive end of every haulage and at the entrance to every district or section of the mine.
The objective is to improve the knowledge and skill of First Aider deployed in Mines. you will learn the proper uses of Splinters and Slings, the process of CPR, Wounds, and Bleeding & handle the burn injury.