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Provide Initial First Aid Response

MSAPMOHS220A

This unit’s competency applies to operators who have a First Aid role as part of their job. The ‘first aider’ is not expected to deal with complex casualties or incidents, but to provide an initial response where First Aid is required.

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Duration:
1 Day (8 Hours)
Pre-requisites:
Nil
Course Elements:
  • Assess the situation
  • Apply basic First Aid
  • Communicate details of the incident
Learning Outcomes:
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic life support measures sufficient to provide an initial response where First Aid is required within the scope of their responsibilities and competencies
  • Knowledge and application of Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Bleeding control
  • Care of the unconscious
  • Company standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Legal responsibilities and duty of care
  • Dealing with confidentiality
  • Knowledge of the first aiders’ skills and limitations
  • O H and S legislation and regulations and requirements
  • How to gain access to and interpret safety data sheets (SDSs)
  • First Aid management
  • State and Territory work health and safety requirements
  • Possible allergies
  • Location and nature of the workplace
  • Environmental conditions eg: electricity, biological risks, weather, motor vehicle accidents
  • Location of emergency service personnel
  • Use and availability of First Aid equipment and resources
  • Infection control
  • Establishing First Aid principles including: checking and minimising the site for danger and checking and maintaining the casualty’s airway, breathing and circulation
  • Request medical assistance using relevant communication media and equipment and accurately convey details of casualty’s condition
  • Prepare reports to supervisors and present all relevant facts according to company procedures

 

Pathways:
Students who complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (MSA30107)
RPL:
RPL is not offered for this course
Pathways:
Students who complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (MSA30107)
Entry Requirements:
All participants are required to bring Safety Boots