basic first aid

basic first aid - level 1

An employer shall take reasonable steps that are necessary under the circumstances, to ensure that persons at work receive prompt first aid treatment in case of injury or emergency.

Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) has put together an excellent programme for first aid training. Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) is approved for the SAQA unit standard by SETA and further accreditation with the Department of Labour (DOL).

contents

  • Principles of First Aid and Safety
  • Artificial Respiration
  • One-Rescuer CPR
  • Choking
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Shock, Unconsciousness and Fainting
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Head and Spinal Injuries
DURATION: 2 or 3 days
TARGET GROUP: First Aiders, supervisors, administrative staff, emergency response team
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with the skills & knowledge to attend to minor medical emergencies.

BASIC FIRST AID - LEVEL 2

An employer shall take reasonable steps that are necessary under the circumstances, to ensure that persons at work receive prompt first aid treatment in case of injury or emergency.

Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) has put together an excellent programme for first aid training. Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) is approved for the SAQA unit standard by SETA and further accreditation with the Department of Labour (DOL).

contents

  • Principles of First Aid and Safety
  • Artificial Respiration
  • One & Two Rescuer Adult CPR
  • Choking
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Shock, Unconsciousness and Fainting
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Head, Chest, Hand, Eye and Spinal Injuries
  • Joint & Injuries & Rescue Carries
  • Environmental Illness & Injuries
  • Child & Infant Resuscitation
  • Poisoning, Bites & Stings
  • Convulsions
  • Chest Pain
  • Management of Foreign Objects
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Elementary and Applied Anatomy & Physiology
DURATION: 4 days
TARGET GROUP: First Aiders, supervisors, administrative staff, emergency response team
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with the skills & knowledge to attend to minor medical emergencies.

BASIC FIRST AID - LEVEL 3

An employer shall take reasonable steps that are necessary under the circumstances, to ensure that persons at work receive prompt first aid treatment in case of injury or emergency.

Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) is approved for the SAQA unit standard by SETA and further accreditation with the Department of Labour (DOL).

contents

  • Principlesof First Aid and Safety
  • Artificial Respiration
  • One & Two Rescuer Adult CPR
  • Choking, Wounds & Bleeding
  • Shock, Unconsciousness and Fainting
  • Specific Fractures, Burns
  • Head, Chest, Hand, Eye and Spinal Injuries
  • Joint Injuries, Strains & Rescue Carries
  • Environmental Illness & Injuries
  • Child & Infant Resuscitation
  • General Principles of Fractures & The Threatened Limb
  • Poisoning, Bites & Stings
  • Fits, Breathlessness & Skin Reactions
  • Chest Pain & Paralysis
  • Multiple Injury Management/Emergency Scene Management
  • Pelvic, Abdominal & Crush Injuries
  • Emergency Child Birth , Behavioral Emergencies
  • Water Accidents, Anatomy & Physiology
  • Ethics Related to Emergency Care
DURATION: 5 days
TARGET GROUP: First Aiders, supervisors, administrative staff, emergency response team
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course provides the learner with the skills & knowledge to attend to minor medical emergencies.