American Trauma Event Management programs conform to national standards that are based on the same scientific guidelines and treatment recommendations used by the American Heart Association (AHA) 2010 guidelines, (ILCOR) International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation 2010 Guidelines and (ECC) Emergency Cardiac Care 2010 scientific guidelines (AHA); As well as the organizations listed below:
- ( AHA ) American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science Circulation, 2010. 2010;122:S685-S705
- (ILCOR) International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation; (The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) includes eight international resuscitation organizations: the American Heart Association (AHA), European Resuscitation Council (ERC), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), Resuscitation Council of Asia (RCA), Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa (RCSA), the Australia and New Zealand Council on Resuscitation (ANZCOR), and the InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF).
- The science and guidelines were published in the Journal Circulation on October 18th, 2010
- 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations.
- 2010 American Heart Association and American Red Cross International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations.
- 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
- 2010 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid.
- (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration; First Aid Standards Guidelines
- OXYGEN EQUIPMENT-EMERGENCY and (OTC) OVER THE COUNTER USE, FDA COMPLIANCE POLICY GUIDE 7124.16. Oxygen equipment intended for emergency use can be marketed for OTC distribution, but must be capable of providing a minimum flow rate of 6 liters of oxygen per minute for at least 15 minutes. The labeling for emergency oxygen for OTC use may not contain references to heart attacks, strokes, shock or any other medical condition amendable to diagnosis or treatment only by a licensed practitioner. Oxygen units providing a flow rate of less than 6 liters per minute or for a period less than 15 minutes and labeled for emergency use are regarded as adulterated and misbranded. If the units are not intended for emergency use and provide less than 6 liters/minutes or are labeled for human use for other than emergency use, such units are regarded as prescription devices.
- CPR AND FIRST AID TRAINING, OSHA CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATION 29 CFR 1910.151. In the absence of an infirmary, clinic or hospital in near proximity (3 minutes) to the workplace which is used for the treatment of all injured employees, a person or persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid.
- BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS, OSHA CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATION 29 CFR 1910.1030. Employers shall protect their employees from the hazards of bloodborne pathogens and comply with this standard through the use of universal precautions, engineering controls, work practice controls, personal protective equipment proper housekeeping and handling of regulated waste.
- PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, OSHA CODE OF FEDERAL Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.REGULATION 29 CFR 1910.132
- PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, OSHA Fundamentals of a Workplace First-Aid Program. All worksites are potential candidates for AED programs because of the possibility of SCA and the need for timely defibrilla- tion. Each workplace should assess its own requirements for an AED program as part of its first-aid response.
- 29 CFP 1910.151
- 37 FR 5504
- 29 CFR 1910.1030