8.14 Eye Injuries

Training Objective:

The crew member will be able to define/demonstrate the first aid for eye injuries required to effectively handle an in-flight emergency situation.

Scope:

First Aid for Foreign Objects in the Eye
First Aid for Burns to the Eye

8.14A First Aid for Foreign Objects in the Eye

8.14A.1 Describe the first aid when a foreign object is adhered to or embedded in the eye.

8.14A.2 List situations when no attempt should be made to remove a foreign object from the eye.

8.14A.3 State the procedures and precautions for the removal of a loose particle from:

  1. The surface of the eyeball;
  2. Under the upper eyelid; and
  3. Under the lower eyelid.

8.14B First Aid for Burns to the Eye

8.14B.1 State the first aid for burns to the eye resulting from:

  1. Chemicals

    1. Liquid
    2. Dry

  2. Intense light sources
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