Emergency First Aid at Work

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Emergency First Aid at Work Course Outline

This course is ideal for employees who have been identified to act as the first aider in low risk work place environments.

From £99+VAT per delegate

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Course Duration
1 Day
Course Availability
This course is available on-site course or as an open course at one of our UK venues
Who Should Attend
Employees who have been identified to act as the first aider in low risk work place environments.
Course Syllabus

The Emergency First Aid at Work training syllabus covers:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents including RIDDOR
  • Contents of a first aid kit (including preventing cross infection)
  • Assessing the situation and acting safely, effectively and promptly in an emergency

Administer first aid to a casualty who is/requires:

  • Unconscious (including seizure)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Wounded and bleeding
  • Suffering from shock
  • Appropriate first aid for minor injuries including minor cuts, grazes, bruises, small splinters, minor burns and scalds

In addition, discussion of specific work related injuries/illness to include topics such as -

  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Heart Attack including Angina
  • Diabetes
  • Fractures
Assessment and Qualifications

Learners are continuously assessed throughout the course to ensure learning outcomes have been achieved. Successful learners will recieve an Approved Certificate from an awarding body (FAIB, SQA or ITC) which is valid for 3 years.

Other Relevant Information

Learners must be physically able to carry out procedures required to meet HSE assessment criteria.

This course complies with Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981 and updates learners of any change in practice and guidelines.

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For other open course locations, please call on 0800 16 32 09