First aid and medical aid is a requirement in all occupational safety and health legislation and standards. All organisations and worksites must have persons competent in administering first aid present at all times.
First aid skills are easy to learn and they can very well be the difference between life and death in emergency situations. Knowing what to do can make a huge difference and it will only take you a few hours in this in depth and practical course, to master what to do in the case of an injury in your workplace, while you wait for professional medical attention.
Areas that will be covered
• Assessing the casualty and situation
• The unconscious casualty
• Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Head injuries
• Choking and asthma
• Severe bleeding
• The first aid kit and reporting procedures
• Heart attack, seizures and diabetes
• Burns and scolds