COURSE TITLE: First Aid In The Workplace

UNIT STANDARD: 120496

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to provide risk-based primary emergency care / first aid in the workplace.

COURSE CONTENTS:

  1. Demonstrate the principle of primary emergency care in the workplace;

  2. Sustain a basic level of preparedness for health emergencies in the workplace;

  3. Assess and manage an emergency scene in the workplace;

  4. Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants according to current international protocols;

  5. Explain and manage shock;

  6. Conduct secondary assessment of the sick and / or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care within the work place;

  7. Keep records of the incident / accident.