First Aid at Work

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who might need to provide first aid by responding to a wide range accidents, injuries and illnesses that they could encounter in their workplace.

 

It is ideal for organisations whose needs assessment has identified a requirement for additional first aid training, such as having employees with a disability or a medical condition. 

 

In addition to the topics covered on an Emergency First Aid at Work course, this course covers treatment for a variety of injuries and medical conditions.

 

What will they learn?

 

Learners will develop the first aid skills and confidence to help someone who:

  • is unresponsive and breathing

  • is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)

  • is choking

  • is bleeding

  • is suffering from shock

  • has burns

  • feels faint

  • has been poisoned

  • has a head injury

  • has hypothermia or heat exhaustion

  • has an injury to a bone, muscle or joint (including spinal injuries)

Learners will also be able to help a casualty who is having a:

  • seizure

  • heart attack, including the administration of aspirin

  • angina attack

  • stroke

  • asthma attack

  • severe allergic reaction

  • diabetic emergency

The course also includes information on:

  • assessing a casualty

  • monitoring a casualty

  • where to get help

  • electrical incidents

  • accident recording and reporting

  • the control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).

 

The course runs from 9am until 5pm each day, for three days, with a lunch break between the morning and afternoon sessions.

 

Course Duration

 

The HSE requires 18 contact hours for this course. Learners must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course.

Assessment

 

Delivered in a setting of your work, this course offers a practical, hands-on approach that delivers the skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real-life situation. For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support them.

 

To ensure you get the most effective learning experience, learners must be physically able to participate and we limit group size to 12 people. (During the current Covid-19 crisis this number may be reduced depending on your Corona virus risk assessments)

Included in the price of your course

  • Expert tuition

  • First Aid at Work Certificate valid for 3 years, is issued on successful completion of the course

  • Course Delegate Pack – gloves, mask, CPR face shield, medium dressing, triangular bandage

This course meets the requirements specified by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

For more information on this course For more information, please contact the clinic.

Based on your needs, the nature of your organisation and the risks staff may face, we recommend the first aid at work course - our most comprehensive training option which covers the widest range of injury and illness scenarios.

 

This 3-day course is deal for large organisations, high risk industries (e.g. construction) and organisations which have staff with known medical conditions.

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