First aid is emergency care given immediately to an injured person. The purpose of first aid is to minimize injury and future disability. In serious cases, first aid may be necessary to keep the victim alive.
Emergency First Aid is a basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. This course meets the latest first aid and CPR guidelines and Occupational Health and Safety regulations for Basic First Aid.
All employers covered by the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act are required to have first aid equipment, facilities and trained workers in all workplaces.
This instructor led training course will give your employees the skills and knowledge they need to respond to a wide variety of incidents in the workplace. Successful completion of this course will ensure workplace compliance with both federal and provincial/territorial occupational health and safety legislation.
Successful completion of this course requires an 75% grade on a written exam (theory) and a "pass" rating on the practical portion.
Upon successful completion a certificate of completion and a wallet card will be issued and will expire 3 years after the date of course completion.