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Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is designed for those wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the HSE Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course Content

  • Role & Responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider
  • Conducting a Scene Survey & Casualty Assessment
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty
  • Basic Life Support & CPR, including practical
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Wounds
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Minor Injuries

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the training session the course delegates will be able to:

  • Define their role as an emergency first aider
  • Describe how to minimise risks to themselves and others
  • Identify the need of establishing consent to provide first aid
  • Complete an accident report form, identify and safely use first aid equipment that should be available in the workplace
  • Conduct a scene survey, a primary assessment and call for help
  • Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness, open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
  • Explain the importance of the recovery position
  • Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
  • Manage a casualty who is having a seizure
  • Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Demonstrate how to administer CPR
  • Describe how to identify and treat a choking casualty
  • Identify types of external bleeding and how to control bleeding
  • Recognise shock and how to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Administer first aid to casualties with cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinters

Pre-requisites

No previous knowledge of first aid is needed prior to course.

Qualification

The qualification is assessed via on-going oral questioning and practical demonstration. All successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate which is valid for a period of 3 years.

Course Length

6 hours of training over 1 day

Course Cost

£65 per person (contact us for discounts for early-bird bookings and group bookings)

Booking

Open course dates and booking information can be found on our Course Availability page.

 

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