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Occupational First Aid (OFA): Level 2

Occupational First Aid Level 2 is a comprehensive and intense 35-hour workplace first aid training course where students learn assessment and treatment skills required to be an OFA attendant who provides first aid care in the industry. Three-year certificate. This level of OFA training does not cover the packaging of patients for transportation. Pick up your books before class for pre-reading. No prerequisites. Bring your photo ID to class, and wear closed-toe shoes and long pants.

This course covers the basics of the airway, breathing, and circulation - including how to deal with obstructed airways, breathing distress, bleeding control, shock, one and two-person CPR, upper and lower limb splinting, and minor wound care. Completion of records and reports is an integral part of the course.

In B.C. workplace first aid attendants must have a certificate that's recognized by Worksafe BC. Students must be 16 yrs or older, physically and mentally capable of performing the comprehensive first aid techniques, and show the ability to meet the main responsibilities as stated in OHSR section 3.21. Students must: 1) pass a multiple-choice exam with 70% or higher and 2) pass the practical exam with 70% to be successful in obtaining the OFA 2 certification.

Recommended for workplaces located within 20 minutes of a hospital.

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