First Aid

Employees are often on the “front line” of an emergency situation. Their ability to respond quickly to injuries can save lives. This course teachs employees how to recognize everyday medical emergencies and care for an injury or illness until professional help arrives.

Ideal for:

  • Workplace Responders
  • Citizen Rescuers

Topics Include:

  • Medical emergencies
  • Patient Assessment and Movement
  • Scene Assessment
  • Injuries and traumatic emergencies
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Responding to an emergency
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Legal Issues and consent
  • First aid kit contents

Consider These Facts

  • 25% of all emergency room visits can be avoided with basic first aid and CPR certification
  • Sudden cardiac arrest represents 13% of all workplace deaths
  • Nearly 5 million workers were injured on the job in 2012, costing companies $198.2 billion
  • 75% of all out-of-hospital heart attacks happen at home
(Source: National Safety Council)

Participants will learn how to:

  • Control bleeding
  • Care for injuries, wounds and burns
  • Treat life-threatening poisoning or choking situations
  • Address sudden illnesses

Who would benefit:

  • Emergency response teams
  • Employees requiring refresher training
  • Safety personnel
  • General public
  • Individuals requiring certification

OSHA Compliance

Your organization must comply with OSHA requirements to protect the lives and health of your employees. NSC makes compliance simple, by bringing the training to your employees.

OSHA First Aid Standard 29 CFR 1910.151

In the absence of an infirmary, clinic or hospital in near proximity to the workplace which is used for the treatment of all injured employees, a person or persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid.

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Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable.

Learn more about OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers (opens new window).