WHY LEARN OFA+AED?

Occupational First Aid is crucial in bridging the gap in the workplace to ensure a safe working environment. By equipping employees with first aid proficiency, faster response and a more efficient management of injuries or trauma can be rendered should the need arise. The Occupational First Aid course is also designed for identified personnels to meet Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) requirements.

This course will equip participants with the practical and theoretical knowledge to handle emergencies at the workplace. Upon the completion of this course, participants will be qualified in accordance to Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) first aid regulations.

COURSE OUTCOMES
  • Recognise a medical emergency situation at a workplace
  • Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency Action principles
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of identified emergencies, illnesses and injuries
  • Perform the necessary and correct First Aid treatment to a casualty based on the emergency, illness and injury
  • Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adult victims.
COURSE OUTLINE
  • Duties and Responsibilities of First Aider
  • Handling and Transportation of the Injured
  • Management of Medical Emergencies
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR + AED
  • Circulatory System & Management of Bleeding
  • Skeletal System, Fractures and Dislocations
  • Occupational Eye Injuries
  • Skin and Burn Injuries
  • Respiratory System and Breathing Difficulties
  • Legal Requirements from MOM
  • Chemicals in the Workplace
  • Accident Prevention
COURSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Participants are required to submit their passport-sized photo (.jpeg) in digital format upon receiving the confirmation e-mail.
  • Participants need to be able to read and understand basic English, equivalent to the ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 5 and above standards.
  • No history of underlying medical heart and lung conditions.
  • Must be physically fit with no pre-existing medical conditions such as knee, spinal or joints injury. Please consult your doctor before attending the course.
  • Pregnant ladies are discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons. In case of doubt, please consult your doctor.
Language: English
Price: $280 | $238 ( Refresher*)
Duration:  24 hours inclusive of assessment over 3 days | 9.00 am - 17.00pm

Notes:  
*Refesher participants are required to have a valid OFA+AED cert at point of registration.