Tie the top of each boot to keep the material in place.
Place the boots around the casualty's head so the head will not turn (see
Figure 2-10. Casualty's head immobilized with boots.
2-11. TURNING A CASUALTY ONTO HIS BACK
The preceding paragraphs have dealt with a casualty in a supine or sitting
position. If the casualty is lying on his abdomen, leave him in this position while you
perform your survey of the casualty.
a. To turn the casualty onto his back, obtain the assistance of three or more
people, if possible. The procedure for turning a casualty with a possible spinal injury
onto his back is similar to those used for the log roll. Keep the casualty's head, neck,
and back in alignment during the turn.
Position yourself at the casualty's head and apply gentle manual traction
to his head.
(2) Have the assistants kneel on the same side of the casualty at the
casualty's chest, hips, and lower legs.
(3) Have the assistants reach across the casualty and secure holds on the
casualty's far side at his shoulder, waist, hip, thigh, knee, and ankle.