First Aid is the basic temporary help given to an injured or a sick person before professional medical treatment can be provided. It is mandatory for the employer to provide first aid information to their employees. It is an employer's duty to provide appropriate first aid services to their employees. This is to allow an immediate emergency medical response to avoid any foreseeable injuries that might occur in the work place.
NIST is proud to say that we have provided over 500+ national & international first aid certificates to many reputed organizations.
By the end of the course an employee would be aware of the basic parameters :
- The roles and responsibilities of a first aider.
- Legal requirements for first aid provision.
- The importance of accurate incident reporting.
- First aid equipment and its safe use.
- The need to minimize the risk of infection.
- The importance of assessing an incident.
- How to Preserve and rescue a life.
- Person would know the Introduction as to when & how to call for a help.
- How to handle a Choking Casualty.
- Management of Casualties in Shock.
- Management of Casualties who are not able to breathe normal Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- How to bring the person back to the recovery position after an injury.
- How to handle and help a person who is bleeding.
The Training sessions would be as per International standard, Using both Audio/visual, with Practical session for skill building exercise.
Who can take the Course?
This course is mandate for everyone in general especially to those who have additional responsibility to protect lives. This course would create awareness, a sense of responsibility towards their fellow man in the workplace.
- People working in low to medium risk environment.
- Safety professional/supervisors/Technicians.
- People in other sectors as it mostly works as in an effective manner when the need arises.
- Working environment where the nearest hospital could be difficult to reach.
- Layperson to carry out minimum emergency procedure.
This timely assistance, comprising of simple medical techniques, is most critical to the victims and is, often, or in most cases lifesaving. The individual may face a serious threat if help is prolonged.
- Protect and preserve life.
- Roles and responsibilities of employer and employee would be fulfilled.
- Meet the moral, legal & financial obligations.
- Reputation & recognition among their clients.
- Productivity without absenteeism.