Exciting News! The Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid (EFA) was recognized as equivalent to Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1 effective July 1, 2018. Benefits of moving to Red Cross EFA are;
- Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements.
- Certification includes CPR-C (adult, child and infant) and is the same price and course time.
- No Age restrictions
The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level One course is an 8 hour program, including coffee and lunch breaks and is designed to provide life-saving first aid skills to workers in industry. Successful candidates must demonstrate competency in practical skills and achieve 70% or higher on a multiple choice exam. Course fees include: Printed Manual, 1 Pocket mask in a hard shell & 3 yr certification
What you will learn:
Priority Action Approach
Primary Survey – Conscious patient / Unconscious patient
Cervical spine control
Airway and Breathing interventions
One person CPR-A
Minor injuries which require medical aid
Management of soft tissue injuries
Records and reports
Must be at least 16 years of age and be physically able to perform all of the First Aid tasks required to complete the learning tasks. No experience is necessary. Participants must provide the instructor with valid ID.
All course lengths are approximate and may vary depending upon number of participants and dedication to learning the material involved!