RAWALPINDI – The Basic Life Support and Fire Safety Orientation training including Dengue Awareness Campaign ended at Police College Sihala on Monday.

The Basic Life Support and Fire Safety Orientation Course is a part of promotion course of police officials since 2009 and Community Safety Information and Training Wing is providing assistance to police college for every promotion course for police officials, so that police officials could be able to provide professional help to the victims of emergencies and disaster along with rescuers.

The trained staff of training wing Rescue 1122 imparted emergency management training to 965 police officials at Police College Sihala with the help of lectures, presentations, practical drills and mock exercise. The participants have been sensitised about dengue virus, dengue fever conductive environment for breeding of dengue mosquitoes, sign and symptoms, management and died for affected victims from dengue virus preventive measures etc.

The police officials has been taught about basic life support skills including cardio pulmonary resuscitation, fracture and wound management, foreign body airway obstruction, management for angina pectoris and myocardial infarction as first responder, management for electric shock, burn and snake bite victims.

The training was started on 30th August 2012 and ended today on 03rd September 2012. The participants have been evaluated through written and practical test at the end of the course.