First Aid at Work 3 day

First Aid at Work 3 day

First Aid at Work 3 day

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Course Overview 

This 3 day course is designed for those who wish to become an appointed First Aider within their company. 

 

Delegates will be able:

      • To provide help and give safe, prompt and effective First Aid to a casualty in the workplace following an injury or illness
      • To act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work
      • To be familiar with the types and uses of first aid equipment
      • To gain an appreciation the duties of employers and the legal framework
      • Be familiar with records keeping and management issues in connection with an emergency
      • For course members to recognize the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures

Course Content

The following will be covered:

  • Emergency response
  • Resuscitation (CPR) & AED
  • Breathing Disorder
  • Managing an accident
  • Transportation of victim
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Control of bleeding: Tourniquet and castrophic bleeding including haemostatic agents
  • Treatment of burns & scalds
  • Treatment of injury to bones & joints
  • Treatment of shock
  • Treatment of eye injuries
  • Treatment for poisonings
  • Treatment of those overcome by gas or fumes
  • Recognition & action for major/minor illness
  • Personal hygiene
  • Use of First Aid equipment

On successful completion, delegates will receive an accredited Qualsafe or (EFR) Emergency First Response certificate, valid for 3 years.

Duration

3 days