There are many common accidents that can result in major bleeding. Kids crashing through windows at home, out surfing, fishing and boating accidents, at work or using DIY machinery, road and even hunting accidents. Tourniquets are an effective way to quickly stop bleeding from a major bleed.
If you come across someone who is bleeding, always call an ambulance.
Aussie lives are lost every year simply because people may be unaware of what to do to stop bleeding for long enough to help save a person’s life.
We are talking about major bleeding where blood is spurting or pouring from a wound as the heart pumps. In cases such as these, there are several ways to help stop major bleeding.