At Westcoast First-Aid we trust in our business to guide you the information below yet guarantee you feel confident and empowered when managing wounds. We do this with our hands on learning approach, running first aid situations that are significant for you. Urging you to utilize genuine first aid treatment supplies and to make inquiries while practicing in a safe and fun environment.
This hands on practical course includes: The roles and responsibilities of an occupational (OFA) first-aid attendant, how to protect yourself at the scene of an accident, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the first-aid attendant, Priority Action Approach, transportation decisions (when to refer an employee to medical aid), Adult CPR and how to clear an airway of a choking person, how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), how to recognize and give first-aid for shock, how to fill out a WCB First-Aid Record Form, training for bleeding emergencies including: major bleeding, internal bleeding, small wound management, infections, eye injuries including, penetrating objects in the eye, chemical burns, and dealing with a foreign object in the eye. Also, First-Aid training for other medical conditions such as asthma, anaphylactic shock, chest pain, stroke, diabetes, fainting and seizures.
This Occupational Level 1 First-Aid course is recognized by the Workers Compensation Board. Certification is valid for 3 years. This is a hands on first-aid course it is important to wear something comfortable and bring photo ID.
Full Course Length: 8 Hours
Recertification: 8 Hours