First Aid/Injury Management Badge

First aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury. It is usually performed by non-expert, but trained personnel to a sick or injured person until definitive medical treatment can be accessed. Certain self-limiting illnesses or minor injuries may not require further medical care past the first aid intervention. It generally consists of a series of simple and in some cases, potentially life-saving techniques that an individual can be trained to perform with minimal equipment.
While first aid can also be performed on all animals, the term generally refers to care of human patients.
Ensuring the success and effectiveness of the company injury management in facilitating a sustainable return to work outcome for injured workers. It includes treatment of the injury, rehabilitation back to work, retraining into a new skill or new job if needed, management of the workers compensation claim and the employment practices of an employer. In injury management, everyone is encouraged and needs to work together, including the insurance company, employer, injured worker, treating doctor and all treating practitioners.