Basic/Occupational First Aid
Basic First Aid
- Introduction to first aid, health and safety regulations, your first aid box, Danger, Airway, Response and Breathing
- How to aminister CPR to adults, children and infants, defibrillators, things to consider and unconscious casualties.
- The recovery position, choking, wounds and bleeding and shock.
- Burns, eye injuries, head injuries, fractures, dislocations, spinal injuries and amputation.
- Asthma, allergic reactions, nose bleeds, diabetes, epilepsy, heart attacks and strokes.
- Hyperventilation, fainting, sprains and strains, poisoning, drowning and record keeping.
Occupational First Aid
- Understand the responsibilities of the occupational first aider.
- Be able to provide treatment for the purpose of preserving life or minimising the consequences of injury until discharge or the arrival of medical assistance.
- Be able to provide treatment in the workplace for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse.
- Be capable of coordinating first aid arrangements in the workplace.
- Be familiar with health and safety legislation on first aid provision in the workplace