Pressure Immobilisation Technique First Aid Snake Bite

"To keep the venom at the bite site we use the Pressure Immobilisation Technique (PIT)" 1. Call 000 and get the victim to sit down on the ground. 2. Apply a pressure bandage over the bite site. 3. To delay the spread of the venom apply a pressure bandage over the whole length of the limb 4. Use a splint or a sling to immobilise the limb. 5. If the victim becomes unconscious and not breathing, commence CPR.