Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1939 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient, and show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate Schafer's method of artificial respiration,

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Administration of medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed-sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - This badge must be tested by a qualified doctor or nurse; it can be taught, as other badges, by the Guider or any interested person outside the Movement.

1942 (November) POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following either in or outdoors: Haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient, and show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate Schafer's method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - This badge must be tested by a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  It can be taught, as other badges, by the Guider or any interested person outside the movement.

1943 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following either in or outdoors: Haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient, and show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate Schafer's method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - This badge must be tested by a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  It can be taught, as other badges, by the Guider or any interested person outside the movement.

1947 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following either in or outdoors: Haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient, and show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate Schafer's method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - This badge must be tested by a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  It can be taught, as other badges, by the Guider or any interested person outside the movement.

1950 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient, and show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate Schafer's method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation or Kaolin poultice.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - This badge must be tested by a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  It can be taught, as other badges, by the Guider or any interested person outside the movement.

1953 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient, and show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation or Kaolin poultice.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - This badge must be tested by a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  It can be taught, as other badges, by the Guider or any interested person outside the movement.

1957 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation or Kaolin poultice.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  The instructor is not required to hold any special qualifications.

1960 POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Deal with the following in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation or Kaolin poultice.

13) Dress a wound aseptically.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  The instructor is not required to hold any special qualifications.

1961 (July) POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Demonstrate how to deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation or Kaolin poultice.

13) Dress a wound.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or nurse.  Where difficulty is experienced in obtaining the service of either of these, the County Commissioner may approach a suitable Red Cross or other qualified official.  The instructor is not required to hold any special qualifications.

1962 (June) POR Amendments - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Demonstrate how to deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Demonstrate the making of invalid drinks and dishes.

12) Apply a hot fomentation or Kaolin poultice.

13) Dress a wound.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or State Registered Nurse, or an instructor in First Aid and Home Nursing to one of the following bodies;

1) British Red Cross Society.

2) St John Ambulance Association.

3) St Andrew's Ambulance Association.

4) The London County Council.

The instructors for the syllabus are not required to hold any special qualifications.

1963 (February) POR Amendments - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Demonstrate how to deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Make a patient comfortable in bed.

12) Understand the principles of simple invalid diet, and of serving and administering food to an invalid.  Demonstrate the setting of an invalid tray.

13) Dress a wound.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or State Registered Nurse, or an instructor in First Aid and Home Nursing to one of the following bodies;

1) British Red Cross Society.

2) St John Ambulance Association.

3) St Andrew's Ambulance Association.

4) The London County Council.

The instructors for the syllabus are not required to hold any special qualifications.

1964 (March) POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Demonstrate how to deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration and have attended a demonstration of the expired air method of artificial respiration on film or film strip or performed live by a qualified demonstrator.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Make a bed and change sheets, including draw sheets.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Make a patient comfortable in bed.

12) Understand the principles of simple invalid diet, and of serving and administering food to an invalid.  Demonstrate the setting of an invalid tray.

13) Dress a wound.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or State Registered nurse, or an instructor in First Aid and Home Nursing to one of the following bodies: 

1) British Red Cross Society

2) St John Ambulance Association

3) St Andrew's Ambulance Association

4) The London County Council.

The instructors for the syllabus are not required to hold any special qualifications.

1965 (July) POR - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Fit up a First Aid case suitable for hiking.

2) Demonstrate how to deal with the following either in or outdoors: haemorrhage (from external wounds only); burns and scalds; blisters; insect bites; sunburn.

3) Understand the danger of moving an unconscious person and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know ways of improvising a stretcher and of carrying a patient; show untrained helpers how to do it.

5) Treat for shock.

6) Demonstrate the Holger Nielsen method of artificial respiration and, using a manikin or mask, the epired air mouth-to-nose method, and mouth-to-mouth method.  Demonstrate the action to be taken in case of vomiting by the patient, and if air enters the patient's stomach.

7) Take temperature and pulse.

8) Know how to administer medicine.

9) Change the sheets of a bed, including draw sheets, with the patient in it.

10) Wash a patient in bed and know how to prevent bed sores.

11) Make a patient comfortable in bed.

12) Understand the principles of simple invalid diet, and of serving and administering food to an invalid.  Demonstrate the setting of an invalid tray.

13) Dress a wound.

14) Know quickest method of obtaining doctor, ambulance and police.

15) Know how to deal with fire, ice, and electrical accidents.

16) Treat a patient unconscious from a fit or fainting.

Note - The tester must be a qualified doctor or State Registered nurse, or an instructor in First Aid and Home Nursing to one of the following bodies: 

British Red Cross Society

St John Ambulance Association

St Andrew's Ambulance Association

The London County Council.

The instructors for the syllabus are not required to hold any special qualifications.

1968 Guide Handbook - Emergency Helper Badge


1) Show how to deal with the following, indoors or out-of-doors: bleeding (from external wounds only), burns and scalds, blisters from rubbing, insect bites, sunburn, and a sprained ankle.

2) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial respiration by the mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-nose method.  Know how to place the patient on his side in the coma position on recovery, in case he should vomit.

3) Understand the danger of moving an injured person who is unconscious, how to ensure a clear air way, and the steps to be taken to prevent further injury.

4) Know how to carry a patient by hand seats and how to improvise a stretcher.

5) Realise the importance of preventing the development of shock.

6) Dress a wound.

7) Know the correct method of obtaining ambulance, doctor, and police, and how to use a public telephone.

8) Know what to do to prevent someone fainting.  Know how to manage a patient unconscious from fit or fainting.

9) Know how to deal with fire, ice, and electrical accidents.

1973 Guide Handbook - Emergency Helper Badge


I First Aid

1) Assemble a small first aid kit and demonstrate how you would use the contents.

2) Demonstrate the first aid for the treatment of:

a) An unconscious person

b) Severe bleeding.

3) On suitable equipment demonstrate mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

4) With help, demonstrate 'chain carry' and 'two men carry'.  Improvise a stretcher.

5) Know how to make an emergency phone call.  Pass a message accurately by phone.  Compile a list of useful telephone numbers.

6) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.

II In The House

7) Know how to deal with: 

a) Clothing that catches fire.

b) A pan of fat that catches fire.

c) A fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire.

8) Pass one of the following:

a) Show that you know how to use paraffin or butane gas stoves.

b) Mend a fuse (both fused and wired) and wire up a plug correctly.

c) Be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood.

d) Mend a tear in a garment: assemble a small mending kit for emergency use and show how to use it.

e) Under the supervision of its mother, look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.

f) Know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.


III Out of Doors

9) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or an ordnance survey map and to give clear directions.

10) Pass one of the following:

a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog, or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.

b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.

c) Know the common causes of forest fires and know that to do if you discover a forest fire.

d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in rain or snow, using wood found nearby.

1978 Guide Handbook - Emergency Helper Badge


I First Aid

1) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial respiration by the mouth-to-mouth and mouth-to-nose method.  Show how to place the patient in the recovery position in case he should vomit.

2) Show how to give first aid treatment

a) to an unconscious person.

b) for severe bleeding.

c) for burns and scalds.

3) Assemble a small first aid kit and demonstrate how you would use the contents.

4) a) Improvise a stretcher.

b), Show, with the help of others, different ways of carrying a conscious person who is injured.

5) Know how to make an emergency phone call.  Pass a message accurately by phone.  Compile a list of useful telephone numbers.

6) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.


II In The House

7) Know how to deal with: 

a) Clothing that catches fire.

b) A pan of fat that catches fire.

c) A fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire.

8) Pass one of the following of your own choice:

a) Show that you know how to use paraffin or butane gas stoves.

b) Mend a fuse (both fused and wired) and wire up a plug correctly.

c) Be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood.

d) Mend a tear in a garment: assemble a small mending kit for emergency use and show how to use it.

e) Under the supervision of its mother, look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.

f) Know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.


III Out of Doors

9) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or an ordnance survey map and to give clear directions.

10) Pass one of the following of your own choice:

a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog, or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.

b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.

c) Know the common causes of forest fires and know that to do if you discover a forest fire.

d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in rain or snow, using wood found nearby.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Emergency Helper Badge


I First Aid

1) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial respiration by the mouth-to-mouth and mouth-to-nose method.  Show how to place the patient in the recovery position in case he should vomit.

2) Show how to give first aid treatment

a) to an unconscious person.

b) for severe bleeding.

c) for burns and scalds.

3) Assemble a small first aid kit and demonstrate how you would use the contents.

4) Know how to make an emergency phone call.  Pass a message accurately by phone.  Compile a list of useful telephone numbers.

5) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.


II In The House

6) Know how to deal with: 

a) Clothing that catches fire.

b) A pan of fat that catches fire.

c) A fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire.

7) Be able to do all of the following:

a) Show that you know how to use paraffin or butane gas stoves.

b) Repair fuses (both cartridge and fuse wire types) and wire up a plug correctly.

c) Be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood.

d) Mend a tear in a garment: assemble a small mending kit for emergency use and show how to use it.

e) Under the supervision of its mother, look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.

f) Know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.


III Out of Doors

8) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or an ordnance survey map and to give clear directions.

9) Be able to do all of the following:

a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog, or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.

b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.

c) Know the common causes of forest fires and know that to do if you discover a forest fire.

d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in rain or snow, using wood found nearby.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Emergency Helper Badge


I First Aid

1) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial ventilation by the mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-nose method.  Show how to place the patient in the recovery position in case he should vomit.  Know when and how to use external chest compression.

2) Show how to give first aid treatment

a) to an unconscious person.

b) for severe bleeding.

c) for burns and scalds.

3) Assemble a small first aid kit and demonstrate how you would use the contents.

4) Know how to make an emergency phone call.  Pass a message accurately by phone.  Compile a list of useful telephone numbers.

5) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.


II In The House

6) Know how to deal with: 

a) Clothing that catches fire.

b) A pan of fat that catches fire.

c) A fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire.

7) Be able to do all of the following:

a) Show that you know how to use paraffin or butane gas stoves.

b) Repair fuses (both cartridge and fuse wire types) and wire up a plug correctly.

c) Be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood.

d) Mend a tear in a garment: assemble a small mending kit for emergency use and show how to use it.

e) Under the supervision of its mother, look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.

f) Know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.


III Out of Doors

8) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or Ordnance Survey map and to give clear directions.

9) Be able to do three of the following:

a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog, or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.

b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.

c) Know the common causes of forest fires and know that to do if you discover a forest fire.

d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in rain or snow, using wood found nearby.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Emergency Helper Badge


I First Aid

1) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial ventilation by the mouth-to-mouth and mouth-to-nose method.  Show how to place the patient in the recovery position in case he should vomit.

b) Know when and how to use artificial ventilation and external chest compression, e.g. drowning, electrical accident and smoke filled rooms.

2) Know the signs and symptoms you would look for in the case of a fractured spine.

3) Show how to give first aid treatment

a) to an unconscious person.

b) for severe bleeding.

c) for burns and scalds.

4) Assemble a small first aid kit and demonstrate how you would use the contents.

5) Know how to make an emergency phone call.  Pass a message accurately by phone.  Complete a list of useful telephone numbers.

6) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.


II In The House

7) Know how to deal with: 

a) Clothing that catches fire.

b) A pan of fat that catches fire.

c) A fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire.

8) Following the necessary safety precautions be able to:

a) Show that you know how to use portable gas stoves.

b) Repair fuses (both cartridge and fuse wire types) and wire up a plug correctly.

c) Be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood.

d) Turn off the main utilities in case of emergency, i.e. gas, water and electricity.

e) Under the supervision of its parent or other adult, look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.

f) Know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.


III Out of Doors

9) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or an ordnance survey map and give clear directions.

10) Be able to do three of the following:

a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog, or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.

b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.

c) Know the common causes of fires in the countryside and what to do if you discover a fire including forest, moorland, heath and standing crops.

d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in adverse conditions using wood found nearby.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Emergency Helper Badge


I First Aid

1) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial ventilation by the mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-nose method.  Show how to place the patient in the recovery position in case he or she should vomit.

b) Know how to use artificial ventilation and external chest compression, and in what circumstances, e.g. drowning, electrical accidents and smoke filled rooms.

2) a) Know the signs and symptoms you would look for in the case of a fractured spine.

b) Understand the danger of moving or handling a patient when the extent of the injury is not known.

3) Show how to give first aid treatment

a) to an unconscious person.

b) for severe bleeding.

c) for burns and scalds.

4) Assemble a small first aid kit and show how you would use the contents.

5) a) Know how to make an emergency phone call.  

b) Pass a message accurately by phone.  

c) Complete a list of useful telephone numbers.

6) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.


II In The House

7) Know how to deal with: 

a) Clothing that catches fire.

b) A pan of fat that catches fire.

c) A fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire.

8) Following the necessary safety precautions be able to:

a) Show that you know how to use portable gas stoves.

b) Repair fuses (both cartridge and fuse wire types) and wire up a plug correctly.

c) Be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood.

d) Turn off the main utilities in case of emergency, i.e. gas, water and electricity.

e) Under the supervision of its parent or other adult, look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.

f) Know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.


III Out of Doors

9) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or an ordnance survey map and give clear directions.

10) Be able to do three of the following:

a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog, or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.

b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.

c) Know the common causes of fires in the countryside and what to do if you discover a fire including forest, moorland, heath and standing crops.

d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in adverse conditions using wood gathered nearby.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Emergency Helper Badge

Part 1 First Aid
1) a) Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial ventilation by the mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-nose method.  Show how to place the patient in the recovery position in case he or she should vomit.
b) Know how to use artificial ventilation and external chest compression, and in what circumstances, for example drowning, electrical accidents and smoke-filled rooms.
2) a) Know the signs and symptoms you would look for in the case of a fractured spine.
b) Understand the danger of moving or handling a patient when the extent of the injury is not known.
3) Show how to give first-aid treatment:
a) to an unconscious person
b) for severe bleeding
c) for burns and scalds.
4) Assemble a small first-aid kit and show how you would use the contents.
5) a) Know how to make an emergency phone call
b) Pass a message accurately by phone
c) Complete a list of useful telephone numbers.
6) Know what action to take when a person has swallowed a poisonous substance.
Part 2 In the House
7) Know how to deal with:
a) clothing that catches fire
b) a pan of fat that catches fire
c) a fire caused by an oil stove or electric fire
8) Following the necessary safety precautions be able to:
a) show that you know how to use portable gas stoves
b) repair fuses (both cartridge and fuse wire types) and wire up a plug correctly
c) be able to hammer a nail in straight and put a screw into wood
d) turn off the main utilities in case of an emergency, i.e. gas, water and electricity
e) under the supervision of her/his parent or another adult look after a small child for about an hour and keep the child happy, using simple available material.
f) know what to pack for a member of the family suddenly admitted to hospital.
Part 3 Out of Doors
9) Demonstrate your ability to read a street map and/or Ordnance Survey map and give clear directions.
10) Be able to do three of the following:
a) Know what to do if lost in a wood, fog or town.  Be able to help someone younger than yourself who is lost in a shop or in the street.
b) Recognise four poisonous plants or berries.  Know what to do if anyone is found to have eaten any of these.
c) know the common causes of fire in the countryside and know what to do if you discover a fire including forest, moorland, heath and standing crops.
d) Bring a note from an adult to say that with two friends you have cooked a hot meal in adverse conditions using wood gathered nearby.
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