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Emergency First Aid At Work Course

Emergency First Aid At Work Course

Training for the First Aider in a low hazard workplace.

This Emergency First Aid At Work course is a lifesaver course, giving participants essential lifesaving emergency techniques. The 6-hour course covers dealing with incidents, calling for help, treatment of the unconscious casualty, CPR techniques, dealing with bleeding, contents of a first aid kit and medical emergencies.

Course accreditation

With the withdrawal of the Health and Safety Executive from the approval of first aid training we feel it is in our clients best interest to have an accredited award, thus we shall be delivering all First aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work qualifications through our Awarding Body, Association of First Aiders Qualifications.

Course content

EMERGENCY FIRST AID IN THE WORKPLACE

On completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider

Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others

Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid

Complete an accident form Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace

Describe the safe use of first aid equipment

  • Be able to assess an incident

Conduct a scene survey

Conduct a primary survey of a casualty

Give examples of when to call for help

  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness

Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing

Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position

Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position

  • Manage a casualty who is in seizure

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin

  • Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

Describe how to identify a casualty with

Partially blocked airway

Completely blocked airway

Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding

Identify the types of external bleeding

Control external bleeding

  • Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock

Recognise shock

Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock

  • Be able to manage a casualty with a minor in jury

Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises

Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

Don’t know which course to do? Call us for a FREE no obligation assessment.

The Academy can provide you with a FREE ‘First Aid Hazard Assessment’. Call us on 0800 999 2716.

How often do I need to be reassessed to keep my training valid?

With the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification there is a requirement to be retrained every 3 years. Additionally the Health and Safety Executive ‘highly recommend’ that first aiders undergo an annual 3-hour refresher course.

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