A-3.001, r. 10 - First-aid Minimum Standards Regulation

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(ss. 20.2 and 21.1)
(1) Application
This program applies to establishments in the “Forestry” sector where the employer must provide attendants for first-aid vehicles under the First-aid Minimum Standards Regulation (chapter A-3.001, r. 10).
(2) Goal of the program
The goal of the program is to allow every person designated as a first-aid vehicle attendant by his employer to acquire knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of pre-hospital care so that he may act promptly and efficiently in the first moments following an accident to help any person needing emergency care on the work site.
(3) Operating objective
The employer is deemed to have fulfilled his obligation to provide first-aid vehicle attendants if he ensures that a sufficient number of people have taken and passed the basic training required by the program and refresher courses on practice and theory as often as required.
(4) Training hours
Roles and responsibilities1
Legal aspects2
Medical terminology3
Introduction to systems4
Examination of beneficiary (worker)8
Cardiorespiratory resuscitation12
Respiratory system4
Cardiovascular system6
Nervous system (head-spinal column)9
Eye injuries3
Locomotor system10
Digestive system3
Injuries to soft tissue5
Metabolic disorders2
Psychological aspects3
Rescue - freeing of trapped worker, stretcher manoeuvres and simulations30
Ambulance operation12
Oxygen administration5
Fluids and solutions5
Safe transport of beneficiary according to his condition2
Practical training30
Refresher course (practical: 16 hrs; theoretical: 8 hrs)24 hrs/year
O.C. 1798-87, s. 9.