This WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 is accepted in all British Columbia workplaces. This OFA course is designed to teach students the skills required to work as certified workplace first aid attendants in British Columbia. There is a written exam.
The Occupational First Aid Level 1 certification is valid for 3 years.
Who should take this class?
Anyone who requires Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate for work. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, be physically capable of completing the course skills, and must present photo identification at the start of the class.
What will I learn?
Participants will use the Priority Action Approach with appropriate Critical Interventions to deal with and document the following first aid emergencies according to the Occupational First Aid Level 1 Training Manual:
-Airway management with C-spine control for conscious patients and patients with a decreased level of consciousness
-Soft tissue injuries including eye injuries and burns
-Sprains and strains
-Respiratory emergencies including asthma and anaphylactic shock
-Circulatory emergencies including stroke and heart attack
-Diabetic emergencies, poisoning, seizures, and fainting
-CPR (for adult patients)
-Basic AED training
Contact us today to inquire about booking a private class at your workplace.