First Aid at Work (FAW)
The course aims to teach delegates all aspects of providing first aid in emergencies, with an emphasis on those occurring in the workplace.
From: £225.25pp / £1572.50 closed course *Maximum 8 delegates
The course aims to teach delegates all aspects of providing first aid in emergencies, with an emphasis on those occurring in the workplace. Handling ‘life threatening’ situations is covered as well as recognising and responding to some of the more common ailments that may be encountered.
3 days – 9:30 to 16:30.
The ability and willingness to undertake the duties of a First Aider
The course is designed for people who are required to fill the post of First Aider in the workplace. It is also ideal for those who wish to be able to have sufficient knowledge to give aid in an emergency at home or outside the work environment.
After successful a written and practical examination, a First Aid at Work Qualification which is Valid for 3 Years will be achieved.
Maximum Course attendance is 10
Typical Interest Groups
Employers and staff who need to meet the requirements of the (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
On completion of the course, delegates will be able to recognise and address:
- Roles and responsibilities of the appointed person
- Roles of the First Aider
- First Aid Principles
- Legal requirements and responsibilities of employers and employees
- First aid kits
- The aims and priorities of first aid
- The emergency action plan
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
- The use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- The recovery position
- The modified recovery position
- Administering First Aid to a Casualty who is unconscious
- Carrying out a secondary survey
- Head Injuries
- Chest Injuries
- Wounds and Bleedin
- Haemostatic Dressings
- Heart Attack
- Fractures and Spinal Injury
- Sprains and Strains
- Eye Injury
- Provide First Aid for Minor Injuries