Emergency First Aid at Work

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is a one day course which takes 6 hours to complete. It meets the standards required to comply with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This course is the minimum requirement for a person to deal with potential casualties in the workplace. The HSE also recommend an annual refresher course which takes 3 hours to complete.

This course also includes defibrillator awareness training.

Course Content:

  • Role of the first-aider
  • Equipment
  • Recording incidents and actions
  • Preventing cross infection
  • To act safe, prompt and effectively in an emergency
  • To deal with an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
  • To perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) awareness
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes, minor burns and splinters

Reading  Writing Icon  This workshop involves a moderate amount of reading and writing. 

Physical Elements Icon  This workshop involves moderate physical activity, including kneeling on the floor, bending and administering CPR. Participants must be able to complete these practical elements in order to pass the course. 

Accessibility Icon  Please note that some of our venues are located on the first floor and do not have wheelchair access.  If you have specific access or learning needs, please contact us prior to the event.

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