First Aid Basics Online Course

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OSHA requires employers to provide a safe and healthy workplace reasonably free of occupational hazards. However, accidents do happen. Therefore, employers are also required to provide you medical and first aid personnel and supplies relative to the workplace hazards. You'll learn basic first aid techniques appropriate in any workplace.

Main topics include recognizing emergency situations, trauma injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies such as heart attack and seizures, environmental emergencies such as poisoning and temperature extremes and universal precautions such as preventing illness.

Who Needs This Course?

All employers and managers in any workplace.

What OSHA Regulations Will You Satisfy?

OSHA - 29 CFR 1910 Subpart K

What Will You Learn?

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize when an emergency has occurred and take emergency action steps

  • Choose the best treatment for injuries such as bleeding, shock, and burns

  • List the correct first aid procedures for chest injuries, fractures and sprains, and head and eye injuries

  • Identify and treat poisoning, stings, and bites

  • Implement universal precautions to protect yourself and others from infectious diseases associated with bodily fluids

What's the Approximate Course Length?

1 hour

How Many Continuing Education Credits Will You Receive?

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0.1 CEU(s)

What Course Features Are Available?

  • Narration and easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams