Transport Endorsement Course

Course Outline

This one-day course prepares OFA Level 1 (or equivalent) and OFA Level 2 first aid attendants with the skills and knowledge needed to transport injured or ill workers to medical aid. Participants are required to perform spinal immobilization and patient transport skills as outlined in the WorkSafeBC OFA Transportation Endorsement Instructor Guide and Training Manual.

  • Role of the First Aid Attendant
  • Priority Action Approach
  • Principles of Transportation
  • Packaging a Responsive Casualty with Spinal Motion Restriction
  • Packaging a Responsive Casualty without Spinal Motion Restriction
  • Packaging an Unresponsive Casualty
  • Caring for a Casualty While in Transport

Prerequisites: Must be age 16 or older, present a valid government issued photo ID and a current OFA Level 1 or Level 2 certificate in order to receive certification after successful completion of the course.

Duration: 8 hours