First Aid Attendant

Render first aids and subsequent treatments to injured or ill employees.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $65,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do First Aid Attendants do?

Renders first aid and subsequent treatment to injured or ill employees at industrial plant, commercial establishment, mine, or construction site: Sterilizes, disinfects, anoints, and bandages minor cuts and burns. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen, in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation. Administers medications, such as aspirin or antiseptic solution, to relieve pain or prevent infection until patient can receive professional care, and gives prescribed medicines and treatments for illness. Changes beds, cleans equipment, and maintains infirmary for ward patients. Aids physician during emergency situations. Keeps personal and medical records of employees.


Should I be a First Aid Attendant?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: First-Aid Attendant, Nurse, First Aid

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