Occupational First Aid (OFA) + AED Refresher
This course aims to provide participants with knowledge and techniques to recognise and mitigate injuries and medical emergencies. Participants will also learn to understand regulations regarding workplace safety and health.
Participants are required to have a valid Occupational First Aid Certificate to be able to participate in this refresher course.
You should attend if you are:
- Safety Officers
- Laboratory technicians
- Workers who operate with heavy machinery
- Occupational First Aiders
Under the Workplace Safety and Health (First-Aid) Regulations, where more than 25 persons are employed in a workplace, there shall be appointed in the workplace first raiders who shall be readily available during work hours. Such number of persons complies with the ratio of one first aider for every 100 persons employed in the workplace and part thereof.
The Occupational First Aid Course is a mandatory training course for Occupational First Aiders. The goal of this course is to train individuals to render first aid treatment to casualty during an emergency or accident at the workplace.
- Able to speak, read and understand English (equivalent to the ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 5 and above standard) effectively as our courses are conducted in English.
- No history of underlying medical heart and lung conditions
- Physically fit with no pre existing medical conditions such as knee, spinal or joints injury.
- Pregnant ladies are discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons.
- Participants are required to submit their passport size photo (.jpeg) in digital format upon receiving the confirmation email.
- Participants are required to have a valid Occupational First Aid Certificate to be able to participate in the course.
This course provides the relevant knowledge and skills needed to apply first aid to adult casualty during any medical emergency that might arise and to use the Automated Defibrillator (AED) safely at workplace.
- Recognise a medical emergency situation at a workplace.
- Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency Action Principles.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of identified emergencies, illnesses and injuries.
- Perform the necessary and correct first aid treatment to a casualty based on the emergency, illness and injury
- Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adult victims.
- Essentials of First Aid
- Unconscious Casualty (Non-Cardiac Arrest)
- Respiratory Problems
- Shock, Bleeding and Wounds
- Musculoskeletal Injuries – theory
- Occupational Eye Injuries
- Other First Aid Knowledge
- CPR (Hands Only) + AED theory
- First Aid Requirements in Factories and Other Workplaces
- Industrial Toxicology
- Safety & Accident Prevention
Rehau Building 1
King George’s Avenue
Each learner will be assessed based on their competencies in 2 key components: theory and practice.
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Upon successfully completing the occupational first-aid course, learners will be awarded with these 2 first aid certificates (renewed) to recognise their competencies.
This course is accredited by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). The certification is valid for 2 years. Results will be released on the day of training or after 2 working days after the course ends. A pass (credit card size) of achievement will be issued to all participants after the release of the results.
Accredited by Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in compliance with ISO 2990:2010 by Guardian Independent Certification (GIC)
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