Who should attend the Emergency First Aid At Work course?
Anyone requiring a First Aid Certificate under Health and Safety regulations in the work place where the level of risk is low.
- People responsible for First Aid cover for Businesses of up to 50 employees
- Larger or complex risk businesses looking to increase support for qualified FAW staff
- Anyone requiring a regulated First Aid training qualification
- Sports Professionals and Personal Trainers
- Charities & Local Authorities
- Children & Youth organisations
- Builders & Construction
- Beauty, Retail & Hospitality
- Home Carers, Care Homes & Foster Carers needing a regulated qualification
- Heath professionals
What will you learn?
Basic life saving first aid and work place Health and Safety regulations
Assessment and Certification
Continuous assessment is carried out throughout the Emergency First Aid At Work course. This is a certificated course under Health & Safety regulations and the Emergency First Aid At Work certificate lasts for three years.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Managing an incident
- Priorities of First Aid
- Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is breathing – recovery position
- Treatment of an unconscious casualty who is not breathing – CPR
- Importance of a defibrillator and how to use an AED*
- Heart Attack and Angina*
- Bleeding – grazes, splinters, embedded objects, amputated parts, knocked out teeth, mouth injury, eye injury, bruising, nose bleeds, objects in eyes, ears, nose…
- Burns and scalds
- Head injuries, concussion, compression & skull fracture
- Spinal injuries
- Breaks, soft tissue injuries & dislocations
- Anaphylactic shock and the use of an Epipen – can be added if required
- Fitting and seizures
- First Aid Kits
- The aftermath, accident forms etc