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First Aid at Work Course

First Aid at Work Course
Description

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who want to receive our most thorough first aid training.

Duration

3 days

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to train candidates up to the standard required to meet the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Content

The First Aid at Work course covers the following topics:

  • Laws and Regulations
  • The aims and priorities of First Aid
  • Legal framework
  • Record keeping
  • Recognition of illness
  • Communication and delegation
  • Site Survey
  • Casualty examination
  • Recovery position
  • Burns and scalds
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Compression
  • Head injuries, concussion
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • Unconscious casualties
  • Chain of survival
  • Protection from infection
  • Infectious diseases
  • Transport of casualties
  • Basic life support
  • Poisoning
  • Miscellaneous conditions
  • Shock, electric shock, anaphylactic shock
  • Angina, heart attack
  • Crush injuries, spinal injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes, effects of heat and cold
  • Stroke
  • Drowning
  • Smoke, gas and chemicals.

Outcomes

Delegates will receive a Qualsafe approved First Aid at Work Certificate, valid for 3 years.

Delivery

Classroom-based theory and practical training.