A man is lying on his back on the children’s room floor and a girl is checking his breathing with her ear to his mouth.

First aid instructions

Photo: Joonas Brandt / Suomen Punainen Risti

First aid is a civic skill anyone can learn. Study the first aid instructions of the Red Cross and improve your first aid expertise on a first aid course.

Please note that the first aid material published on the Finnish Red Cross website is protected by copyright. You must have permission to use the first aid instructions and images in other contexts.

Call the general emergency number 112 in an emergency.

Follow these instructions when making the emergency call

First aid instructions: removing a foreign object