PROVIDE FIRST AID

GENERAL INDUSTRY TRAINING

PROVIDE FIRST AID

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty.
The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines
  • Respond appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Manage the unconscious breathing casualty
  • Follow single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • Followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Respond to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting
  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures
  • Requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • How to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • Principles and procedures for first aid management
  • Considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions

PROVIDE FIRST AID

DELIVERY

Specialist trainer delivered – theory and assessment

DURATION

1 Day

PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

As this course contains safety critical information participants must have the ability to read, write and understand English

AVAILABILITY

Subject to a minimum of 4 and maximum of 12 participants per session

UNIT

HLTAID003

DESCRIPTION

Provide First Aid

WH&S Legislation for Training

A person conducting a business or undertaking must ensure, so far as is reasonably practiable, the provision of any information, instruction, training or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out.

You must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and adequate having regard to:

  • The nature of the work carried out by the worker
  • The nature of the risks associated with the work at the time the information, training or instruction is provided
  • The control measures implemented

You must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the information, training and instruction is provided in a way that is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.

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