In this episode, Roy answers a question that came in regarding how to remove a football helmet if a person may have a neck injury. Roy explains that only when the person’s life depends on it, should a helmet be removed before professional rescue personnel arrive. If the person’s life depends on a rescuer being able to remove the helmet, then it should be removed following a few guidelines. Be sure to watch this episode of RoyOnRescue to learn when and how a helmet should be removed during an emergency.
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