First Aid at Work

By: FH Safety Services Ltd  06/02/2013

The First Aid at Work course helps reduce the effect of injury or illness suffered whether caused by work itself or not, it benefits the workplace by reducing lost time and costs whilst also providing the responsible person with the confidence and competence to administer first aid in the event of an accident or injury.

Course Content includes:

 

Legalities and responsibilities and reporting

Acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

Assessment of the situation

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Treating an unconscious casualty (including seizure)

Wounds and Bleeding

Shock

Minor Injuries

Choking

Preventing cross infection

Recording incidents and actions

The use of available equipment

Fractures

Sprains and strains

Spinal Injuries

Chest Injuries

Head Injuries

Minor burns and scalds

Eye Injuries

Poisoning

Anaphylaxis

Heart Attack

Epilepsy

Asthma

Diabetes

 

Duration: 3 days

Maximum number of candidates: 10

Entry requirements: Candidates must be aged 14+, and be physically fit to carry out the procedures in the course content and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

Assessment: A practical assessment will be continuous throughout the course.

HSE Approved trainers


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