Chemical Accidents

Hydrofluoric acid/chemistry schooling

Target group:

  • Persons, whose work involves particular hazards
  • Persons, who supervise multiple workplaces
  • Persons whose work allows them to rapidly exit the workplace
  • Persons, whose duties include providing first aid
  • Persons, who have a “remote” workplace
  • Persons, who often work in abroad in countries with poor medical emergency services
  • Persons, who have shift work


Objective:

Education and advanced training of occupational paramedics, that can bridge the time between incident and hospitalisation (occupational doctor, emergency doctor) thanks to the immediate availability of life-saving measures.

Contents:

The course covers the correct behaviour in emergencies. Participants will learn the theoretical dangers chemical accidents, as well as the correct procedure for handling an incident. Special value will be placed on accidents involving HF (hydrofluoric acid). They can administer first aid measures for chemical burns in eyes, on skin, after inhalation or ingestion. They can identify cardiac arrest, perform a cardiac massage and handle a defibrillator (AED). The immediate measures for treating burns, chemical burns and treating conscious and unconscious patients will be demonstrated and practiced.

Duration:

6 hours

Course times:

9.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00

Degree:

Graduates will receive the course confirmation on their existing permit.

Costs:

CHF 310.-

Registration:

There are currently no course dates.

If interested, please fill out the contact form. Your request will be directly forwarded to the person in charge, who will contact you.

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