Occupational Health & Safety Courses

First Aid Training Level I

Course Details

After completion of this course the student must be able to answer questions and provide practical treatment with regard to the most common injuries and medical emergencies.

The course consists of modules covering the following:

  • The purpose and principles of first aid
  • Safety of the first aider, patient and scene
  • Artificial respiration for adult
  • Airway obstruction (choking)
  • 1 responder CPR for adult
  • Shock
  • Unconsciousness
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Burns
  • Fractures
  • Environmental injuries

Health & Safety Rep

Course Details

  • Duties of a health and safety rep
  • Identifying general safety hazards
  • Tractor safety
  • Chemical safety
  • Electrical safety
  • Workshop safety
  • Safety during stubble and grassland burnings
  • Procedures after an accident
  • Effects of an accident
  • Execution of a safety audit

Incident Investigation Training

Definitions

  • What is an incident: injury related & non-injury related?
  • What is safe?
  • What is a hazard?
  • What is danger?
  • What is an unsafe practice?
  • What is an unsafe condition?

Legislation i.t.o o.h.s. Act No.85 of 1993

  • Section 24 – reporting to inspector
  • Section 25 – reporting to chief inspector
  • Section 10 – recording and investigation of incidents

Know Your Investigation Form

  • First aid dressing form
  • Internal investigation form
  • Annexure 2
  • Verification instruction form
  • Incident notification form
  • Incident summary form

Know Your Appointment

  • Your appointment
  • Your job description

Know Your Company Standard

  • Standard 4.11
  • Standard 4.12
  • Standard 4.14

Case Study

  • Practical identification of unsafe practices/conditions
  • Investigating a minor incident (injury related)
  • Investigating a serious incident (injury related)
  • Investigating a major incident (injury related)
  • Investigating a non-injury related incident