A requirement by the OHS Act Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace.
All candidates must have basic literacy and numeracy.
Assess the emergency situation. Identification of workplace hazards and risks are demonstrated. Prioritisation must be in terms of order of severity of casualties. Use of bystanders to assist with the casualties is demonstrated. First aid treatment of casualties. Treatment is consistent with the urgency of the situation, the nature and severity of casualty and aseptic principles. Treatment must include Airway/breathing, Circulation, Internal and external injuries, Medical conditions. Monitoring of the casualty to prevent worsening of condition is demonstrated. Details of the incident and the treatment undertaken are reported in a prescribed manner.