Young person looking at a deep cut on his forearm.

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Seb is smiling.

Seb and Hayley take a shortcut on the way home; Seb cuts himself badly trying to jump the railings. Luckily Hayley knows how to help.

Seb's story

Now let’s take a closer look at this skill.

What's the most important reason to put pressure on a bleeding wound?

Watch this animation to see how the key action works.

Young person pressing a cloth onto his bleeding right forearm as someone watches.

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Take action: If someone is bleeding heavily, put pressure on the wound.

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