Emergency First Aid at Work

 

This course is aimed at employees who have been identified to act as the first aider in low risk workplace environments.

 

Emergency First Aid at Work is a 1 day course, and can be made available on-site.

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On completion of the course, candidates should have a knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • The role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents including RIDDOR
  • Contents of a first aid kit (including cross contamination)
  • Be able to assess a situation, and act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Specific work related injuries/illnesses

Candidates will also be trained on how to deal with and administer the appropriate first aid in the following emergency situations:

  • Unconciousness (including seizures)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Wounded and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor Injuries (such as grazes, bruises, cuts etc)
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Heart Attack (including Angina)

Qualifications

 

Candidates are continuously assessed throughout the course to ensure learning outcomes have been achieved.  Successful candidates will receive an approved certificate which is valid for 3 years.