Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Occupational First Aid Level 1





Saturday, October 29th, 2022
Universal Health and Safety
#201 - 4199 Lougheed Highway
Burnaby, BC
V5C 3Y6
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Registration Deadline
Saturday, October 29th, 2022
Event Description

Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1 is a one-day course designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the Occupational First Aid Level 1 Attendant as required by the Workers' Compensation Board of BC (WCB).


Participants will learn:

  • Priority Action Approach
  • Primary Survey – Conscious patient / Unconscious patient
  • Cervical spine control
  • Airway and Breathing interventions
  • Hemorrhage control
  • One person CPR
  • Minor injuries which require medical aid
  • Management of soft tissue injuries
  • Records and reports


Class starts at 8:30 AM Sharp! No late participants will be admitted.

In order to be successful, participants must demonstrate practical skill competency and achieve 70% on a multiple-choice exam. On successful completion of the course, participants receive a 3-year certification.


NOTE:  Participants will be working in pairs/groups and will have physical contact with each other during the practical portions of the course. Should you have any concerns about this, please reach out to us at [email protected]


Important: Photo ID is required to receive a certificate.


Certificate: Participants receive a certificate that is valid for 3 years.



Duration: A full day (8 Hours) of in classroom training with an instructor.

Workshop Times:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Delivery Method: Classroom Session

Course Fee Includes: All books and materials, and upon completion a certificate.




Must be at least 16 years of age and be physically able to perform all of the First Aid tasks required to complete the learning tasks. No experience is necessary.



Who Should Attend?

This session is open to everyone over the age of 16. This WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 training is intended for workplaces that are 20 minutes or less surface travel time from medical aid and covers the basics of keeping a patient alive until more qualified help can arrive.


Contact & Support

Please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795 or [email protected] for more information.




All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $90.00
Non-Member $120.00
SD 43 - Coquitlam Student
Agenda (Pacific Time)
8:30am - 4:30pm
Class begins at 8:30 am sharp
Additional Information

Public Transit:

Skytrain: Venue is easily accessible via the SkyTrain and is conveniently located within walking distance of Gilmore Station. Please see above map for your reference.

Bus: In addition to the SkyTrain, UHS is also located on the bus routes for the following: 28 Phibbs Exchange (Stop #58386) and 129 Patterson Station (Stop #58387). Please see above map for your reference.



Paid parking is available at Westpark (4120 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby) which is $12.75 daily or $2.75/90 minutes.


What to Bring:


Note paper, a pen, and a highlighter. Your training manuals and other course material will be provided upon your arrival.


Cancellation &
Refund Policy



Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.


Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.


Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.


Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.




ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.


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