Occupational First Aid Level 1

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Occupational First Aid Level 1

Price $80.00

Overview

The WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 training is an 8-hour course consisting mostly of hands-on training along with some classroom theory. You will learn life-saving emergency first aid skills for practical use in the workplace. Taught to WorkSafeBC standards, you will receive the very best first aid training available.

What Will I Learn?

Occupational First Aid Training Level 1 in British Columbia

The purpose of the OFA 1 First Aid Training course is to help students respond to common medical emergencies that may happen in the work environment and take appropriate steps to minimize the risk to the patient, provide emergency first aid assistance, and care for the patient effectively and calmly. Workers Trained in Occupational First Aid Level 1 also become aware of potential emergency situations and work well with employees to minimize incidents.

 

What You Need To Know

Students enrolled in the Occupational First Aid (OFA 1) Level 1 course (otherwise known as Workplace Emergency First Aid) do not need to have previous experience or training. To be eligible you must however be a minimum of 16 years old and be physically capable of performing basic First Aid techniques involving minor lifting, kneeling and/or crouching. All training will be conducted in our Coquitlam  Safety Training Facility. Students must pass a multiple choice exam at the conclusion of the day with a minimum passing grade of 70%. Our trainers are dedicated, patient and knowledgeable.

Upcoming Events

CourseCourse Start DateCourse End DateEvent CategoriesVenue NameRegister
July 29, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, July 29 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, July 29 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
July 31, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, July 31 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, July 31 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 3, 2021 – OFA 1Tuesday, August 3 2021 @ 8:30amTuesday, August 3 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 4, 2021 – OFA 1Wednesday, August 4 2021 @ 8:30amWednesday, August 4 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 5, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, August 5 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, August 5 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 6, 2021 – OFA 1Friday, August 6 2021 @ 8:30amFriday, August 6 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 7, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, August 7 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, August 7 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 12, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, August 12 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, August 12 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 13, 2021 – OFA 1Friday, August 13 2021 @ 8:30amFriday, August 13 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 14, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, August 14 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, August 14 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 20, 2021 – OFA 1Friday, August 20 2021 @ 8:30amFriday, August 20 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 21, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, August 21 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, August 21 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 26, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, August 26 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, August 26 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
August 28, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, August 28 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, August 28 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 2, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, September 2 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, September 2 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 4, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, September 4 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, September 4 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 7, 2021 – OFA 1Tuesday, September 7 2021 @ 8:30amTuesday, September 7 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 8, 2021 – OFA 1Wednesday, September 8 2021 @ 8:30amWednesday, September 8 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 9, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, September 9 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, September 9 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 10, 2021 – OFA 1Friday, September 10 2021 @ 8:30amFriday, September 10 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 11, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, September 11 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, September 11 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 16, 2021 – OFA 1Monday, August 16 2021 @ 8:30amMonday, August 16 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 18, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, September 18 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, September 18 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 24, 2021 – OFA 1Friday, September 24 2021 @ 8:30amFriday, September 24 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
September 30, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, September 30 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, September 30 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 2, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, October 2 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, October 2 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 12, 2021 – OFA 1Tuesday, October 12 2021 @ 8:30amTuesday, October 12 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 13, 2021 – OFA 1Wednesday, October 13 2021 @ 8:30amWednesday, October 13 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 14, 2021 – OFA 1Thursday, October 14 2021 @ 8:30amThursday, October 14 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 15, 2021 – OFA 1Friday, October 15 2021 @ 8:30amFriday, October 15 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 16, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, October 16 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, October 16 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 23, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, October 23 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, October 23 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
October 30, 2021 – OFA 1Saturday, October 30 2021 @ 8:30amSaturday, October 30 2021 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister

Certification

Successful Graduates of OFA level 1 will receive an OFA Level 1 certificate which is valid for three years. Must Pass Written Exam with 70% or better.

Terminology

used in this Course

First Aid attendants are required to keep accurate records and fill out medical reports which help evaluate workplace safety and reduce future injury. The accurate keeping of records benefits both the patient and the employer. They also help medical practitioners treat effectively based on your initial reports.  You will be training to do this professionally and properly.

CPR – or Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is an emergency procedure used when a person is not breathing and his or her heart has stopped breathing. Learn to provide artificial circulation for the patient, manage the patient’s airway and assist ventilation. CPR can be performed quickly and with minimal equipment or help from another person.

A Soft tissue injury (STI) is the damage of muscles, ligaments and tendons throughout the body. Common soft tissue injuries usually occur from a sprain, strain, a one off blow resulting in a contusion or overuse of a particular part of the body. Learn how to recognize STI’s and treat them.

Understand to manage sever bleeding and minimize blood loss and reduce shock. Prioritizing hemorrhage control in the priority action approach is vital. You will learn when and how.

Recognize respiratory distress, failures, and obstructions quickly and properly. Effectively intervene and assist, or manage airways where needed. You will also learn to identify and assist chocking victims, asthma attacks, and anaphylactic reactions.

Rapidly and efficiently assess the patient to determine the presence of any life threatening injuries or conditions.

Feel confident managing minor wounds and daily injuries common to the workplace. Learn to make “Return to Work” (RTW) decisions and “Refer to Medical Aid” choices where appropriate based on your assessment. Clean, bandage and protect workers from further injury and infection.

Learn to identify the threat of possible spinal injuries and provide spinal control. Learn when and how to immobilize patients movement and reduce risk while continuing important airway and circulatory procedures. You will understand how to provide cervical spinal control for conscious and unconscious patients. Students will also learn to train untrained assistants to help provide care while you continue emergency assessments.

Learn to assess and treat every patient in a rapid, systematic, and orderly manner. The priority Action Approach is the backbone of these skills

Registration Information

REFUNDS

  • Students/companies must apply in writing for a refund. Inquiries can be made in email form to admin@metrosafety.ca
  • Only the original receipt will be accepted to qualify for a refund.
  • No refund will be given for books, not in resaleable condition.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrants with confirmed applications who do not notify us of their cancellation and who do not attend the course are liable for the entire fee.  All Work Place Safety Course, 72-hour notice is required.

REFUNDS BEFORE COURSE START

If written request is received within 14 days of the date of registration OR if written request is received 30 calendar days or more before the course start date Metro Safety Training will retain an administration fee equal to a maximum of 15% of the tuition fee.

REFUNDS AFTER COURSE START

No refund will be given after the course starts.

  • Absolutely No Refunds will be given on Special/Sale Rates for any course, 
  • Transfers are only available for 3 months within original dates of registration, a $50 transfer fee will be applied.