Standard First Aid for Industry (OFA Level 1)

Subtitle

The Standard First Aid for Industry course is for anyone wishing to work as a Level 1 first aid attendant in BC, anyone wishing to work as an emergency first-aider in Alberta, police, first responders, lifeguards, ski patrollers and caring citizens. 

This course meets the requirements for:

  • Canada Labour Code (Standard First Aid)
  • WorkSafeBC OFA Level 1
  • Alberta Human Services OH&S Policy (Standard First Aid)
Course Description

This course meets Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) and Workplace First Aid (WFA) standards.

This course meets the CSA standards for Intermediate First Aid.

    Course Availability
    This course is available in the following locations
    • British Columbia

    What you should know

    Duration
    Duration
    This is a 2-day course.
    Prerequisites
    Prerequisites

    None.

    Course Content
    Course Content
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Adult resuscitation
    • Two-rescuer CPR
    • Child and infant resuscitation
    • Mild choking
    • Medical conditions
    • Emergency scene management - Trauma
    • Severe bleeding and amputation
    • Internal bleeding
    • Minor wound care
    • Burns
    • Sprains and strains
    • Secondary surveys
    • Chest/abdominal injuries
    • Poisoning
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Bone and joint injuries
    • Eye injuries
    • Rescue carries
    Delivery Method
    In-class
    Assessment
    Assessment

    All participants take a written exam at the end of the course.

    Please note: course search functionality only works in the latest versions of supported browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari)