Emergency/Basic First Aid

To provide training to who intend to fulfill a position of Occupational First Aider within the workplace. The Basic First aider complements an organizations’ Occupational First Aider Team

Objectives – On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Deal with First Aid emergencies
  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Understand and demonstrate essential life saving skills


Course Content:

  • Responsibilities of First Aiders
  • Principles of treatment
  • Patient approach & examination
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Dressings and bandages
  • Shock – fainting
  • Unconsciousness
  • Recovery position
  • Asphyxia and its causes
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation practical
  • Treating foreign bodies, chemical splashes
  • Burns and scalds
  • Blood and the circulation System
  • Fractures, Sprains, strains and dislocations

Course Duration:
One Day

Max Participants:

10
Certification:
All successful candidates will receive a certificate of attendance valid for a period of 2 years