More than 200 employees of Lvivelectrotrans trained to provide home care
Today, September 22, a free master class on home care for the staff of the Lviv utility company Lvivelectrotrans took place on the territory of the Tram Depot. The event is dedicated to World Health Day and Civil Defense Day.
The event was organized by LKP Lvivelectrotrans, with the methodological and practical assistance of the Lviv Regional Center for Emergency Care and Disaster Medicine.
During the master class, the head of the training department of the Lviv Regional Center for Emergency Care and Disaster Medicine Ludmila Gera together with experts showed practical methods of saving human life.
To practice practical skills, doctors used: mannequins, models and other means. Under the supervision of specialists, the training participants clearly saw how to properly provide assistance and learned to perform all the necessary manipulations. Practical classes on external heart massage and artificial lung ventilation were conducted.
The program of the master class included methods for determining respiratory arrest and cardiac activity, skills in conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as well as participants learned how to properly provide home care to a passenger who has lost consciousness.
Director of Lvivelectrotrans Andriy Svishcho notes that such training is essential.
"Our company works around the clock 24/7 without weekends and holidays, serves networks, tracks, rolling stock, etc., which together forms one service - passenger transportation. Unfortunately, there are different cases, so it is better to gain skills, prepare in advance and know how to prevent tragic accidents. At the same time, to understand the rules of providing home care to the passenger before the arrival of the ambulance, "he said Andriy Svishcho .
126 years ago, a regular electric tram was opened in Lviv. The length of the lines was 8.3 kilometers. Today Lvivelectrotrans has 135 trams and 85 trolleybuses, and the total length of tram tracks is 82 kilometers. The company consists of five main divisions - tram depot, trolleybus depot, energy service, track service and vehicle service. A total of 1,274 people work in these units.
Press service of Lvivelectrotrans LCP Olga Melnyk