OFA Level 1 or Equivalent
This hands-on and interactive one day course teaches workers how to deal with the most common occupational first-aid emergencies. At the end of this course the successful candidate will be a Worksafe Occupational Level 1 (OFA Level 1) First-Aid Attendant.
This Course includes; The roles and responsibilities of an occupational (OFA) first-aid attendant, how to protect yourself at the scene of an accident, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the first-aid attendant, Priority Action Approach, transportation decisions (when to refer an employee to medical aid), Adult CPR and how to clear an airway of a choking person, how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), how to recognize and give first-aid for shock, how to fill out a WCB First-Aid Record Form, training for bleeding emergencies including: major bleeding, internal bleeding, small wound management, infections, eye injuries including, penetrating objects in the eye, chemical burns, and dealing with a foreign object in the eye. Also, First-Aid training for other medical conditions such as asthma, anaphylactic shock, chest pain, stroke, diabetes, fainting and seizures.
This Occupational Level 1 First-Aid course is recognized by the Workers Compensation Board. Certification is valid for 3 years. This is a hands on first-aid course it is important to wear something comfortable and bring photo ID.
Full Course Length: 8 Hours
Recertification: 8 Hours
Our Clients Say
“I wanted to pass on that of the twenty-plus first-aid courses I have taken, this was by far the best. The instructor is very knowledgeable and made the course most enjoyable. I have no doubt we will be contacting you when we need to be recertified.” Tom Kelly - Victoria, BC
"Great class! the interactive components were varied, the teacher was entertaining and it was nice to get feedback."
Angela Behn - Nanaimo, BC “Excellent Instructor! Clear, precise explanations. Friendly, approachable personality.”
Carrie Cotton - Victoria, BC
“Best class & best instructor I’ve ever had. The instructor had a great sense of humor & very clear explanations”
Judy MacDonald-Victoria, BC
“Excellent instructor. Her knowledge was flawless – she answered questions directly and effectively.”
A. Gamache - Victoria, BC
“The instructor made me feel relaxed about the course, while being enthusiastic, engaging, experienced and bringing humor & opportunities for practice.”
Alan - Victoria BC
"Gary was the best! The course was straight forward and enjoyable. Thanks so much for improving my first aid knowledge and for the awesome instructing."
Michele Marcelic - Nanaimo, BC
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