HSED recently conducted a training on Basic Occupational First Aid on 28 – 29 March 2022. The session was held at PAKA Training Room in HQ office and had 7 selected TW staff in attendance.
The programme is to qualify TW staff as certified first aiders, complying with legal provision of Occupational Safety and Health 1994. The session focused on performing basic life support such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Heimlich Manoeuvre for Choking and the administration of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to increase survival rate. The training was also meant to prepare TW staff on proper first aid management for various injuries as well as the systematic approach to diagnose a patient.