Workshop on First Aid for Mining Engineering students at SPSU
With the goal of making the students industry ready professionals Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur in collaboration with the Indian Red Cross Society organised a First Aid Workshop for Mining Engineering students from February 7–10, 2023. The Honourable Vice Chancellor & President Professor (Dr.) Padmakali Banerjee in the inaugural address emphasised upon the significance of First Aid training in the Mining Sector and saving lives from casualty. She motivated the students to equip themselves with the skill set for entering the workforce. Being a mental health professional she also illustrated and gave tips to adopt the 7 minutes formula of deep breathing in a day for relaxation and promoting mindfulness.
The chief guest Dr. Surendra Singh Mehta, First Aid Trainer, Indian Redcross Society, Udaipur shared information about the blood circulation, working of the heart, wounds, musculoskeletal injury, burns, heatstroke, drowning, collapsing, seizures and the use of stretchers, checking of pulse rate etc. The students had a hands-on experience of dressing the wound, splinting the injured body part, providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Dr. R.C. Mehta, Vice chairman, Indian Red cross society evaluated the students. The active participation of the students in all the sessions of the workshop was commendable. Mr. Deepak Chandra Pandey and Mr. Manjeet Singh Bhullar coordinated the workshop. The Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Sanjiv Tomar, Registrar Dr. Sanjay Mishra, Deans and faculty members graced the workshop with their presence.