(1) For cardiopulmonary resuscitation and standard first aid:
— St. John Ambulance;
— Heart & Stroke Foundation of Québec;
— Canadian Red Cross;
— any other organization contractually linked with the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) to provide first aid training.
The training given by those organizations must allow the acquisition of the following skills:
(a) Skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation:
— assess properly vital functions;
— be familiar with techniques to unblock airways, apply artificial respiration and perform cardiac massage;
— be able to apply the techniques;
(b) Skills in standard first aid:
— understand the role and responsibilities of a first aid provider with regard to the legislative and regulatory provisions in force;
— know how to take charge of an emergency situation;
— recognize urgent situations and intervene appropriately while waiting for emergency services, in particular in the following situations:
— allergic reactions;
— problems related to heat or cold, such as heatstroke and hypothermia;
— hemorrhaging and shock, including the prevention of blood-borne contamination;
— muscular and skeletal injuries, including prevention during convulsions;
— eye injuries;
— open wounds of medical or accidental origin, including the application of sealed compression dressings;
— medical problems such as chest pain, hypoglycemia and epilepsy.
(2) Training providers accredited by the Association paritaire pour la santé et la sécurité du travail du secteur affaires sociales (ASSTSAS) are recognized for the safe movement of persons.