For any employee who is to be the designated first aider in the workplace.
To provide delegates with the practical knowledge and skills to carry out their duties & responsibilities under the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
Structure & Content:
3 day full course and 1 day refresher
- What is First Aid and what is a First Aider
- Overview of Legislation
- Action in an Emergency
- Primary Survey
- Secondary Assessment
- The Respiratory System
- Disorders of Respiration
- Disorders of Circulation
- Wounds & Bleeding
- Disorders of Consciousness
- Foreign Objects
- Burns & Scalds
- Bones, Joints & Muscle Injuries
- Bites & Stings
- Effects of Heat & Cold
- Record keeping & accident reporting
- First aid kits & content
This course will conclude with a practical and oral exam. On completion of this course a first aid at work certificate will be awarded to successful delegates.
It is a legal requirement that an employer provides some form of First Aid. This course will help you meet your legal requirements and reassure your workforce.