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.
- Role of the first-aider
- 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
- Minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes, minor burns and splinters
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.