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AW 201 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID
By: SITI NURHAJJAH BINTI BAKAR 20DKA10F2007 DKA3A DISEMBER 2011

.DEFINITION OF FIRST AID EARLY ACTION OR FIRST PERFORMED ON CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS INJURED OR DISABLED. TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE OR WAITING FOR THE ARRIVAL OF THEDELIVERY TO NEAREST HOSPITAL OR CLINIC ..

PURPOSE OF FIRST AID Preserve life Protect the casualty from further harm Provide pain relief Prevent the injury or illness from becoming worse Provide reassurance .

PRINCIPLE OF FIRST AID .

FIRST AID IN WORK PLACE consideration in providing first aid in the workplace first aid box first aid room first aid equipment .

 It can save lives and prevent minor injuries becoming major ones . it is important to give them immediate attention and call an ambulance in serious cases.  First aid at work covers the arrangements that we should make to ensure this happens. It doesn’t matter whether the injury or illness is caused by the work they do or not.FIRST AID IN WORK PLACE consideration in providing first aid in the workplace  People at work can suffer injuries or be taken ill.

. or purchased complete.FIRST AID IN WORK PLACE first aid box  a collection of supplies and equipment for use in giving first aid. and can put together for the purpose (by an individual or organization. for instance).

FIRST AID IN WORK PLACE first aid room A first aid room or medical room is a room in an establishment (e. sports venue or airport) to which someone who is injured or taken ill on the premises can be taken for first aid and to await the arrival of professional emergency medical services. .g. factory. a school.

FIRST AID EQUIPMENT .

TRAINING LEVEL OF EMPLOYEE Basic first aid Workplace first aid Occupational first aid .

practices and procedures at the workplace to protect the health and safety of employees . training and supervision as are reasonably necessary to ensure each employee is safe from injury and risks to health  Section 20 of the Act requires employers to prepare and maintain policies and procedures that set out the arrangements. instruction.TRAINING LEVEL OF EMPLOYEE Basic first aid  Section 19 (1) (c) of the Act requires employers to provide such information.

a customer or visitor) who is injured or becomes ill as a result of being at the workplace or as a result of the work performed there.TRAINING LEVEL OF EMPLOYEE Workplace first aid  For the purpose of first aid this means providing appropriate first aid to any “other person” (e.  a person with the designated duty to provide first aid in the workplace who: (a) has attended training and has as a result an appropriate and current statement/s of attainment.g. . or (b) is an appropriate health professional.

a person must be at least 16 years old and have the physical ability to perform first aid skills required to complete the learning tasks. Prerequisites: To qualify for Level 3 training and subsequent certification.TRAINING LEVEL OF EMPLOYEE Occupational first aid Course outline: Occupational First Aid Level 3 is a 70 hour program designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the Occupational First Aid Attendant providing emergency care in industry. . No previous first aid training is required.

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