First Aid And CPR (Training Topic)













Training outline

Topic: Burn and cut safety

1. Objectives and goals

· The main objective of this training is to prevent injuries, illnesses, and deaths that result from burns and cuts.

· The main goal of this training is to enable workers to identify risks, report them, and deal with incidents of cuts and burns.

2. Outcomes

By the end of the training, the workers should be able to:

· Go through the step-by-step process of burn and cut prevention and handling incidents of burns and cuts.

· Know their responsibilities in burn and cut safety.

· Know who to forward their issues and complaints to.

· Understand the OSHA standards applicable.

3. Assessment

· The effectiveness of the training will be evaluated by assessing the reaction, learning, and behavior of learners as well as the results of the training (Beinicke & Bipp, 2018).

4. Step-by-step process

A. Burn and cut prevention

a. Employees’ responsibilities

· Wearing personal protective equipment and using tactics of fire prevention.

· Paying attention to symbols and labels that communicate risks of burns and cuts.

· Proper storage and handling of sharp objects.

· Avoiding contact with water while working with electricity (Jennifer et al, 2018).

b. Employers’ responsibilities

· Ensure emergency plans and procedures are in place.

· Provide hazard and communication training for workers.

· Ensure that machinery is clearly marked (Jennifer et al, 2018).

B. Burns and cuts first aid

a. Burns

· Identify the degree of burn.

· For first and second-degree burns, cool the burn with cold water, cover it with dry material, and give painkillers.

· For third-degree burns, elevate the burned areas and call for emergency medication (CDC, 2019).

b. Cuts

· For minor cuts, clean the wound and apply antiseptic.

· For serious cuts, raised the injured area and apply direct pressure to slow bleeding, and call for emergency medical attention (CDC, 2019).

5. Complaints and issues

· Employees should report any identified burns and cuts hazards to their immediate supervisor.

· The supervisor should in turn report it as soon as possible to the safety department.

· The manager should also be notified of any complaint or issue regarding burns and cuts safety at the workplace (Oakman et al, 2018).

6. Effective communication

A. Employer to the employee

· Proper channels of communication should be used.

· Communication should be clear and timely.

· Effective communication will ensure that employees understand their roles in safety.

· Employees will also understand their accountability (Pandit et al, 2019).

B. Employee to employer

· Employees will communicate any safety hazards as soon as they are identified.

· Employers will be able to act quickly to prevent damage from occurring (Pandit et al, 2019).

C. Trainer to the employees

· Employees will be able to identify hazards to burns and cuts safety.

· Employees will learn of the burns and cuts risks anticipating.

· Employees will know what to report and to whom.

· Employees will know how to respond in case of a burn and cut incident.

7. Rules and regulations

· Rules and regulations are available in the employee’s handbook.

· Employees can also access these rules and regulations online on the company’s website.

8. OSHA standards

The OSHA regulations and standards that relate to this training include:

A. Employee protection

· Employees should be provided with the required protective gear for their job.

· Employees should not be exposed to harmful substances.

· Employees should always wear their protective gear (Michaels & Barab, 2020).

B. Employee training

· Employees should be trained on how to use machinery.

· Employees should be trained on how to identify and mitigate safety hazards (Michaels & Barab, 2020).

C. Medical attention

· Employees should receive medical attention for all work-related illnesses and injuries.

· Copies of the medical records should be provided to employees (Michaels & Barab, 2020).
























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Pandit, B., Albert, A., Patil, Y., & Al-Bayati, A. J. (2019). Fostering safety communication among construction workers: Role of safety climate and crew-level cohesion. International journal of environmental research and public health16(1), 71. Retrieved from

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