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    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY (Saudi Aramco) GI NUMBER Approved150.002

    GENERAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL

    ISSUING ORG. SAUDI ARAMCO SAMSO ORGANIZATIONISSUE DATE

    09/15/2008

    REPLACES

    03/09/2005

    SUBJECT

    Basic life Support (BLS) Heartsaver Automated External

    Defibrillator(AED) / Standard First Aid (SFA) and First Aid Kit

    APPROVALMMR

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    I. CONTENT:

    This document describes the Saudi Heart Association (SHA) and Saudi Aramco requirements for

    training in Basic Life Support (BLS) Heartsaver Automated External Defibrillator (AED), StandardFirst Aid (SFA), Instructor Training Program (ITP), and acquisition of First Aid Kits/AED machines.

    1. Definitions:

    1.1SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED Training: is provided by Instructors of the Health

    Promotion Unit (HPU), Preventive Medicine Services Division (PMSD), SaudiAramco Medical Services Organization (SAMSO).

    1.2SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED Instructor Training Program (ITP): is provided

    by certified SFA/BLS/AED Instructors from the Health Promotion Unit, in orderto train trainers designated by a requesting organization to conduct SFA/BLSHeartsaver AED classes on job site only for employees who fall under its

    department/division.

    1.3SFA/BLS/AED Instructor Trainer: is a Health Promotion Instructor who is certifiedto train others to become SFA/BLS/AED Instructors.

    1.4Non-SAMSO Instructor: is an Instructor trained in SFA/BLS Hearsaver AED by a

    certified SFA/BLS/AED Instructor Trainer from the Health Promotion Unit. He/she willsend monthly statistics of completed classes to the SFA/BLS/AED Group Leader,

    Health Promotion Unit.

    1.5First Aid Kits:are supplies required to administer First Aid to the sick or

    injured; available through B2B Purchasing System.1.6Health Promotion Standards and Guidelines:are based on the Saudi Heart

    Association (SHA), American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red

    Cross (ARC) requirements.1.7Overall AED Program Coordinator:is a qualified individual in the Health

    Promotion Unit, Preventive Medicine Services Division, who will be responsible

    for implementing and administering the AED program in Saudi Aramco.1.8AED Site Coordinator:is a qualified individual at the authorized facility who

    will supervise the implementation of the AED program in that facility.

    1.9SAMSO AED Committee:Chaired by the Overall AED Program Coordinatorand includes members from Occupational Medicine Services (OMS), Emergency

    Medical Services (EMS), Medical Designated Facilities Department (MDFD),SAMSO and the Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Center. The committee

    is responsible for ensuring that the AED installation and operation requirementshave been met. These requirements fall under three categories:

    (i) Pre-installation Requirements: a) Evaluate the site assessment form.(ii) Post-installation Requirements: b) provide assistance in the installation,

    if requested.

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    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY (Saudi Aramco) GI NUMBER Approved150.002

    GENERAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL

    ISSUING ORG. SAUDI ARAMCO SAMSO ORGANIZATIONISSUE DATE

    09/15/2008

    REPLACES

    03/09/2005

    SUBJECT

    Basic life Support (BLS) Heartsaver Automated External

    Defibrillator(AED) / Standard First Aid (SFA) and First Aid Kit

    APPROVALMMR

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    1.10 AED Facility Sponsoring Committee:includes the AED Site Coordinator and other

    personnel in the facility where the AED machine is to be installed. The committeecoordinates with the SAMSO AED Committee with regards to the AED installation and

    operation requirements.

    II. PURPOSE:

    1. To ensure that a standardized high quality training in SFA/BLS/AED is practicedconsistently throughout the company in accordance with the Health Promotion Units

    standards and guidelines.2. To ensure that at least one employee per shift at each site is qualified to administer

    SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED to the sick or injured victim.

    3. To ensure that adequate AED machines are available at all company work sites.4. To ensure that end-users are aware of the AED installation and operation requirements.

    III. GENERAL POLICES:

    1. AED machine shall be placed in strategic locations at all company work sitesbased on completion of the AED Site Assessment Form (Attachment) by Facility

    Sponsoring Committee. A work location is considered a strategic location if:o The location is more than 3km far from the nearest Emergency Medical

    Service (EMS).

    o The estimated response time from the location to the nearest Emergency

    Medical Service (EMS) is more than 5 minutes.o The approximate average age of workforce at the location is over 45.

    2. First Aid Kit shall be available at all work sites, in accordance with Saudi ArabGovernment Decision No.404, dated 17 Jamada 11, 1394 (7 July 1974).

    3. All employees are eligible to be certified to administer SFA/BLS HeartsaverAED procedure through a recognized training program.

    4. Health Promotion Unit shall provide direction and support to BLS HeartsaverAED Instructors to include a training module on AED use with pediatric

    electrodes for children from 1 to 8 years of age in BLS Heartsaver AED coursesat the community.

    5. SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED training and certification are the responsibility of theHealth Promotion Unit for non SAMSO employees and dependants throughout

    the company.

    6. If the requesting department/division has more than 200 employees to be trainedannually, Health Promotion Unit will train candidates from the respective area to

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    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY (Saudi Aramco) GI NUMBER Approved150.002

    GENERAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL

    ISSUING ORG. SAUDI ARAMCO SAMSO ORGANIZATIONISSUE DATE

    09/15/2008

    REPLACES

    03/09/2005

    SUBJECT

    Basic life Support (BLS) Heartsaver Automated External

    Defibrillator(AED) / Standard First Aid (SFA) and First Aid Kit

    APPROVALMMR

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    serve as Instructors, who will then provide SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED Training

    to their department/division employees only.

    7. Departments/Divisions are to ensure formation of a functional AED FacilitySponsoring Committee.

    IV. SFA/BLS/AED TRAINING POLICIES:

    1. Class Format:

    Course Title Duration Max. Class Size

    Participants

    Validity of Certificate

    Adult BLS HearsaverAED

    6 hours 6 candidates 2 years

    Standard First Aid 6 hours 8 candidates 3 years

    Adult BLS Hearsaver

    AED Re-certification

    4 hours 6 candidates 2 Years

    2. Scheduling:

    2.1 Applying:

    Employees are booked by their training coordinators through SAP HumanResources only.

    Health Promotion Unit sends an automated confirmation of the booking to theemployee, his/her Training Coordinator and Supervisor. The confirmation will

    be sent directly to the requester if he/she is a dependant.

    2.2 Eligibility:

    All Saudi Aramco employees are eligible to receive BLS Hearsaver AED andSFA Training. The training coordinator for contract personnel is required to

    enroll the contractor through Saudi Aramco Contractor Training Division.

    2.3 Time Frame:

    Classes are taught in one day, but may be split into two consecutive morningsfor special reasons of convenience, such as Ramadan schedule.

    2.4 Scheduling Candidates in Arabic vs. English Classes:

    Health Promotion may urge bilingual candidates to select Arabic classes.

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    SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY (Saudi Aramco) GI NUMBER Approved150.002

    GENERAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL

    ISSUING ORG. SAUDI ARAMCO SAMSO ORGANIZATIONISSUE DATE

    09/15/2008

    REPLACES

    03/09/2005

    SUBJECT

    Basic life Support (BLS) Heartsaver Automated External

    Defibrillator(AED) / Standard First Aid (SFA) and First Aid Kit

    APPROVALMMR

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    2.5 Infant and Child CPR Course

    The course is available to employees and dependents upon special request.

    3. Requirements to Successful Completion of SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED Training

    Courses:

    3.1 Attendance: Participants must attend all (6) hours for all training courses

    3.2 Practical evaluation: Participants must perform all skills satisfactorily.

    3.3 Written test: Participants must pass a written test.

    4. Class Location:

    Health Promotion Unit offers these courses on its premises in Dhahran, Ras Tanura,

    Abqaiq, Al-Hasa, Udhailiyah, Jeddah and Yanbu.

    5. Language Skills:

    5.1 Candidates for Arabic classes must be proficient in reading and writing Arabic.

    5.2 Candidates for English classes must be proficient in reading and writing English andmust have completed ITC English level 7Bas minimum requirements.

    Instructors must not use two languages in the same class to accommodate language difficultiesas it is distracting to all parties in the class

    V. SFA/BLS Heartsaver AED Instructor Training Program (ITP)

    1. Class Format:

    Course Title Minimum Duration Maximum class Size Prerequisites

    BLS Heartsaver AEDInstructor

    8 days 3 candidates No prerequisiterequired

    SFA Instructor 8 days 3 candidates BLS HeartsaverAED + 3 months

    Note: Health Promotion Unit reserves the right to call the Instructor for an evaluation andrecertific