The worst headache

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by topsites, May 3, 2011.

  1. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    I don't care if your neighbor is a pediatric neurologist, that has nothing to do with you. I know plenty of doctors myself.

    My certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Interntional Trauma Life Support, Basic Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Pediatric International Trauma Life Support (some), EMT-Basic Licensed, EMT-Specialist Certified, EMT-Paramedic Certified, Basic Life Support CPR and First Aid Instructor.

    Like I said before I don't want to get in a pissing match with you. I tried to make my point simpler and explain it better and tried not to be a d***, but you apparently want to get into an argument.
  2. Aaronnc

    Aaronnc LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone 7B
    Messages: 354

    wow, all those degrees. Impressive. But yet still find time to landscape? You must either suck at being a paramedic or suck at landscaping, or suck equally at both. Good day to you Sir.
  3. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,619

    Face cuts bleed bad. This winter I got a small cut high on my cheek from a branch. I was wearing goggles (I was skiing), so no eye damage. But I was sweating pretty hard from skiing woods, and it bled like crazy. It ran all down my face and neck, and spread all over because of the sweat. It looked really bad, like movie bad. All from a 1/4" little cut.

    I had to take a shuttle bus back to the lodge, you should have seen the faces of the kids and moms when they saw all the blood!
  4. jgoddard8409

    jgoddard8409 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    Then my trimmer picked a rock and I heard the pop when it hit my pain for 12 hours...then AGONY for four to five days....Im not a MAN anymore...I AM SMART...and thank god I still have my sight!!!!!!!
  5. TWerner

    TWerner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    Dude, lighten up. My brother-in-law has all those degrees too, but manages to work as the fire chief full time and teach diving rescue. I'll put a paramedic's advice on field trauma against your pediatric neurologist's any day, and know what, so will your neighbor. See, he's a medical doctor, just like me, and what we'd do, is call a nurse.

    That said, my first aid kit, built up when I was rock climbing, contains strong tape, a hep lock in case someone gets a tension pneumo, some abdominal pads, kelly clamps, crazy glue ... and I kept instant cold packs in the truck. Not exactly Mayo approved LOL, but Brad is right. A lot of what is in those kits is designed for scraped knees and splinters.

    That said, everyone should have a minor injury kit handy to clean out minor scrapes and cuts. But I'd put a gallon of distilled water, $0.87 at Walmart, some clean towels in a zip lock bag, and some duct tape in there too, and listen to the paramedic! If he says I'm wrong on that, I'm wrong. :hammerhead:

  6. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,345

    Im glad your ok. Was the shield off your trimmer? May not have helped but thats what its for. My mother would say "you could have poked your eye out!!!!!"
  7. Merkava_4

    Merkava_4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,440

    Get a face shield. Go to your local welding supply and pick up a Jackson or Fibre-Metal face shield.
  8. blk90s13

    blk90s13 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,453

    Being solo that stuff scares the crap out of me, glad you pulled out of this one ok.
  9. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,529

    This is big for me. Weedeating without eye protection is a firing offense. No second chances.
  10. jgoddard8409

    jgoddard8409 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    This guy shows up for work on his first wife goes out and tells him he needs to wear SG's....he says "I dont wear no safety glasses" wife tells him go find another Effin job....LOL...he looked like she kiked him in the nutz......and proceeded to put on the glasses...his buddy was rofl!!!

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