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Health and Emergency Rescue Course

This Learning Unit covers Occupational Health and Safety, first aid, fire safety and rescue operations at incidents.

The learner will perform tasks in support of and to enhance the effectiveness of life safety and fire control efforts at a fire incident, and be able to pursue a career in an emergency service.
Course available in: English
Off-site training available

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Course Outline

Understand the basic principles of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (OHSA) and accompanying Regulations.
Explain the requirements for minimum compliance stipulated in the Act.
Interpret the management controls required to achieve compliance.
Understand the record keeping required by the Act.
Explain the obligations of managers regarding communication and training.
Explain the principles of advanced primary emergency care in all health emergencies.
Sustain advanced level of preparedness to deal with emergencies in the workplace.
Assess and manage a multiple injured emergency scene/disaster in the workplace.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology of the human body and the specific disorders and diseases relating to each system.
Apply primary emergency life support for adults in the workplace.
Explain and manage shock.
Conduct a secondary assessment of the sick or injured person(s) and maintain appropriate primary emergency care.
Reduce the risks of loss due to fire through hazard identification, inspection and education.
Size up a vehicle rescue incident.
Establish scene safety.
Stabilise a vehicle.
Determine and create access and egress points for rescue.
Disentangle and remove victim(s) from a motor vehicle, working as a member of a team.
Terminate a vehicle rescue incident.
Function effectively within the context of an emergency service organisation.
Communicate emergency and non-emergency information.
Perform basic emergency scene activities safely.

Requirements

  • None

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Unit Standards: 242668 | 254220 | 115224 | 242855 | 242859
Duration: Available on request
Accreditation: LG SETA
Certificate on completion

Cost is inclusive of facilitation and training materials.
Prices are subject to change.
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