Thursday, December 14, 2017

First Aid

Overview :

OSHA requires employers to provide a safe and healthy workplace that is reasonably free of occupational hazards. However, accidents do happen. Therefore, employers are also required to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies proportional to the hazards of the workplace.

This course teaches basic first aid techniques for employees and managers 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.

Learning Outcomes

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.


This course is intended for all employees.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1910 Subpart K

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Units.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.