Young person holding both hands to her throat as a helper looks concerned.

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Amina has a neutral expression.

Amina is chatting with her friend Steph when she starts to choke. Steph steps in to help Amina.

Amina’s story

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

If a person is choking, what kind of noise would they be making to attract your attention?

You realise your friend is choking and decide to help them, where should you give back blows?

Watch this animation to see how the key action works.

Young person holding both hands to her throat as a helper looks concerned.

How confident do you feel about helping someone who is choking?

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Young person holding both hands to her throat as a helper looks concerned.

Take action: If someone has is choking, give back blows.

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