EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
1-day: 31st October 2018
This introductory Health and Safety Executive syllabus course (Emergency First aid at Work) is for ‘low-risk’ environments and will provide your staff with a wide range of knowledge and skills, to enable them to safely assess the situation, to act promptly to provide effective emergency First Aid, while promoting recovery.
- Understand the role of a workplace emergency First-aider.
- Learning to assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
- Learn to properly communicate with the casualty.
- Put an unconscious casualty into the recovery position and maintain an airway.
- Carry out effective rescue breathing to current Resuscitation Council guidelines.
- Carry out effective basic CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) and deploy an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) to current Resuscitation Council guidelines.
- Recognise and deal with minor and major cases of bleeding.
- Recognise and treat a patient suffering from medical shock.
- Recognise and treat other key medical emergencies, including choking, crush and spinal injuries, strains/sprains, injuries to bones, dislocation and fractures.
- Understand the correct contents of workplace First Aid Kits (and avoiding cross infection).
- Understand the importance of the proper reporting and recording of incidents, accidents and/or near misses.
Suitable for employees who have been nominated as Emergency First-aiders for their workplace.
Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate [nationally recognised and valid for three years] will be issued to each participant, on successful completion of the course and assessment.