Following last week’s Irish Red Cross press release ‘Ninety-Five Percent of People Are Too Afraid To Respond In an Emergency Situation’ a group of students from DIT decided to hit the streets of Dublin and see: what people thought of First Aid, if they’d trained and how they’d feel about helping someone who was choking. Here’s what they found out…
Published on Oct 15, 2012 by fholohan A study carried out by NUI Maynooth in October 2012, on behalf of the Irish Red Cross shows that 95% of people surveyed would not respond in an emergency situation, such as a traffic accident or cardiac arrest, as they feared not being competent enough to offer assistance, even if they have been trained in first aid.  We went to the streets of Dublin to see what the public thought.
Published on Oct 15, 2012 by fholohan
A study carried out by NUI Maynooth in October 2012, on behalf of the Irish Red Cross shows that 95% of people surveyed would not respond in an emergency situation, such as a traffic accident or cardiac arrest, as they feared not being competent enough to offer assistance, even if they have been trained in first aid.
We went to the streets of Dublin to see what the public thought.