Stop the Bleed Training
Learn how to properly use tourniquets, apply compression bandages and pack wounds in order to Stop the Bleed. DHS reminds us that no matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss. Those nearest to someone with life threatening injuries are beat positioned to provide first care.