The Department of Science and Technology VI (DOST VI) Aklan Provincial Science and Technology Office (Aklan PSTO) personnel attends a 2-day training on Basic First Aid facilitated by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDDRMO).

The training aims to provide basic knowledge on first aid for the personnel to be able to quickly and appropriately respond in case of any accidents in the workplace that need immediate medical treatment. The first day of the training covered lectures on soft tissue injuries, splinting, emergency rescue and transfer or ERT, cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR and blood pressure taking. The second day, on the other hand, was allotted for actual demonstration.

The training resource persons were Mr. Jexman Laurente, Mr. Jorgie Varona, Mr. Chad Allen Gregory Calizo, Ms. Byron Kate Raval, Ms. Remilyn Retiro, and Ms. Sigrid Regalado. They are responders and office personnel of PDRRMO who are experts in rescue and emergency operations.