About the course:
The Transportation Endorsement course is a one-day training that equips Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1 or 2 first aid attendants with the skills and knowledge necessary to transport injured or ill individuals to medical aid. This course involves practical exercises such as spinal motion restriction and patient transport techniques outlined in the WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid (OFA) Transportation Endorsement Training Manual.
What you will learn:
- Role of a First Aid Attendant
- Principles of Transportation
- Management of conscious and unconscious trauma patients
- Spinal management
- Use of Scoop Stretchers and Long Spine Boards
- Packaging of patients for transport
- Carting for injured workers
- 1 day (8 hours)
- Hold a valid Occupational First Level 1 or equivalent certificate. Occupational First Aid Level 2 certification also accepted.
- 3 Years
- Surrey / Abbotsford
- $119.00 + GST
|Transportation Endorsement (OFA) – Tuesday, June 06, 2023 – Surrey||Surrey Campus (8433 132 Street, Unit 208, Surrey, BC V3W 4N8)||
|Transportation Endorsement (OFA) – Thursday, August 10, 2023 – Surrey||Surrey Campus (8433 132 Street, Unit 208, Surrey, BC V3W 4N8)||
The BC Transportation Endorsement is a certification that allows Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1 (or equivalent) and OFA Level 2 first aid attendants to transport injured or ill individuals to medical aid. This endorsement is required by WorkSafeBC for OFA attendants who are required to transport patients to the hospital.
Having a Transportation Endorsement certification can significantly enhance your professional career, especially if you work in industries that require Occupational First Aid (OFA) attendants to transport patients to medical aid. It can increase your value to your employer and open up opportunities for advancement within your organization.
Getting a Transportation Endorsement certification is a requirement by WorkSafeBC for Occupational First Aid (OFA) attendants who transport injured or ill individuals to medical aid. It is essential for ensuring that the attendants have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform the task safely and efficiently while minimizing further harm to the patient.
Those with EFA or SFA can also take the course, but Occupational First Aid (OFA) 1 or higher is recommended.