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First Aid in the Workplace / Secourisme en milieu de travail

Designed and subsidized by the Government of Quebec, this course is mandatory for Quebec establishments.

McGill staff and faculty please register here

Student Registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: Responsibilities of First Aiders; General plan for emergency situations; Unconsciousness; Respiratory arrest; Cardiac arrest; Assisted External Defibrillator (AED); Obstruction of airways; Bleeding; Shock; Wounds; Bone injuries; Burns; Environment-related problems; Injuries and burns to the eyes; Intoxication; Medical emergencies; Requirements Moving and transport of a casualty; On-site first-aid kit; Minimum number of First Aiders and first-aid register; AIDS and infectious diseases transmitted via blood.

Cost (McGill Staff and Faculty): Free for McGill staff and faculty, pending approval by Environmental Health & Safety. FOAPAL needs to be given in the event of cancellation, but would otherwise not be charged.

Cost (Students): $103. per person. Includes certification and first-aid guide.

Duration: 2 days of 8 hours
Cancellation Rules: No cancellation fee will be applied if the cancellation is done at least 8 days prior to the start of the session. Alternatively you can send someone to substitute for you. If your replacement is not entitled to the CSST subsidy, the fee ($118.43) will be charged.

Register online

Date Time Location / Language
Downtown Campus Locations

2014 Schedule

May 8 & 9, 2014 (Thursday/Friday) Full, please register into another session 9h - 16h30 3610 McTavish, Room 430 (First Aid in the Workplace) English
June 9 & 10, 2014 (Monday/Tuesday) Full, please register into another session 9h - 16h30 3610 McTavish, Room 430 (First Aid in the Workplace) English
July 9 & 10, 2014 (Wednesday/Thursday) Full, please register into another session 9h-16h30 3610 McTavish, Room 430 (Frist Aid in the Workplace) English
August 13 & 14, 2014 (Wednesday/Thursday) 9h-16h30 3610 McTavish, Room 430 (Frist Aid in the Workplace) English
September 17 & 18 (Wednesday/Thursday) 9h-16h30 3610 McTavish, Room 430 (Frist Aid in the Workplace) English
Macdonald Campus Locations

Winter 2014

March 3 & 4, 2014 (Monday & Tuesday) 8h30 - 16h Macdonald Campus Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Macdonald-Stewart, Faculty Lounge (next to porter's office)(First Aid in the Workplace) English

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Heart Saver

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec, CPR Level A - Victim of 8 years and above)

Content: Responsibilities of First Aiders; General plan for emergency situations; Unconsciousness; Respiratory arrest; Cardiac arrest; Obstruction of airways; Shock; AIDS and infectious diseases transmitted in blood; Stroke; Vital links; Risk factors; Signs & symptoms of heart attack

Cost: $60/person (book, certification, taxes incl.)
Pre-requisite: None
Duration: 4 to 6-hour session

Recertification:

Cost: $50/person (taxes & certification incl., must bring your Hearth & Stroke Foundation book - otherwise the cost will be 55$)
Duration: 3-hour session

Dates: Organized upon demand

Register online

Date Time Location / Language
Downtown Campus Locations
TBA
8h - 13h
3610 McTavish Street, 4th Floor, Room 430 English
TBA
12h - 17h
3610 McTavish Street, 4th Floor, Room 430 English

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Supervised Practice Session

This not a course. If you and a group wish to practice, contact us to organise a session.

Cost: Free. No registration needed
Dates: Organized upon demand
Location: Chancellor Day Hall (3644 Peel), Room 617

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Red Cross

Please refer to the McGill Student Emergency Response Team

McGill Student Emergency Response Team (MSERT) provides Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR courses. For more information or to register for a course, visit our website at: www.msert.ca

Please note the CSST does not recognize Red Cross certifications to fulfill its Quebec Workplace requirement.