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First Aid Online Training Course

Course Overview

First Aid is an online training course that was specifically created to help employees in multiple fields learn how to use a first aid kit in the event of an emergency to save lives and prevent escalation of dangerous situations. Topics covered include first aid kits, shock, rescue breathing, artificial respiration, AEDs, CPR, and more.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this OSHA compliant course, the student will be able to:

  • Act quickly in the event of an injury.
  • Locate first aid kits and AEDs in the immediate area according to OSHA rules.
  • Recognize symptoms of shock, heat stress, and heart attacks.
  • Understanding when it’s OK to move a victim.
  • Decide if medical attention is necessary.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • A review of hazards in the workplace and common scenarios of injuries on the job.
  • Using a First Aid Kit
    • The common causes of burns in the workplace.
    • How to treat a burn by avoiding salves and water.
    • The particular dangers of chemical burns and how to deal with them.
    • What to do is a hazardous chemical gets in someone’s eye.
    • Muscular injuries and the appropriate first responses.
    • What to do in the event of a “simple” break to a bone.
    • Using a splint in the event of a broken bone.
    • Compound fractures and the ways to deal with them.
    • Understanding procedures when an accident results in blood.
    • Recognizing the sings of “shock” and the dangers it presents.
    • What to if someone has gone into “shock” and the ways to comfort them properly.
    • Heat-related injuries and illnesses such as heat stroke.
    • The first things to do when you believe someone is suffering from heat stroke.
    • When to call emergency medical services.
    • Ways to keep your body from overheating and things to avoid when working in the heat.
    • Avoiding choking hazards around the office.
    • Information on the Heimlich Maneuver, a technique for forcing air out of a victim’s lungs.
    • What to do is someone stops breathing, including information on rescue breathing and artificial respiration.
    • How to deal with a heart attack and training on AEDs.
    • The two forms of CPR approved by the American Heart Association.