ADVANCED OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID & CPR
Accidents and medical emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, and effective first aid can make the difference between life and death. This course provides you with basic first aid knowledge and skills, and you’ll also receive tools that help you pass your knowledge on.
Completion of this course qualifies you as a trained first aid person, which helps your employer to comply with workplace health and safety legislation.
Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- prepare the participants to be confident and competent First responders.
- comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
- create the awareness that knowledge in First Aid and CPR can make the difference between life and death
This course is ideal for Health and Safety Managers, Operation/Production Managers, Technicians, Machine Operators, Supervisors, Directors, and others who are involved in the day-to-day activities in the manufacturing sector.
The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises, illustrations, and demonstrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result, participants will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.
Adult One Rescuer CPR
- Heart and lung function
- Risk factors
- Prudent heart living
- Signals of heart attack
- Actions for survival
- One Rescuer CPR
- CHAIN OF SURVIVAL
- Automated External Defibrillator
- Features of an AED
- Use of an AED
- Accessories required for an AED
Adult FBAO Management
- (FBAO – Foreign Body Airway Obstruction)
- Conscious becomes unconscious
- Found conscious
- Scene Survey and Danger assessment.
- Primary patient assessment for life-threatening priorities.
- Secondary assessment of the patient for other visible and suspected internal injuries.
- Prioritizing treatment of injuries in multiple injured victims.
- On-the-spot diagnosis using the senses of sight, touch, and smell
- Types of wound and bleeding
- Control of external bleeding
- Bandaging techniques for: –
- Head injury
- Eye injury
- Traumatic amputation
- Impaled foreign object
- Causative agents
- Signs and Symptoms
- Prevention, Recognition, and treatment