An employer has a duty to provide a first aid response for its employees if they are injured or become ill at work. Prime First Aid can provide on-site training to enable your organisation to meet the requirements specified in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
See details of the latest changes to HSE First Aid At Work training and for guidance on assessing your first aid needs.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This training course is for organisations whose candidates have completed a previous 3 day First Aid at Work course. It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that candidates attending this course hold a First Aid at Work certificate that is either still current (up to 3 months) After the expiry date, the candidate would need to undertake a 3 day initial First Aid at Work course again.
NUMBER OF CANDIDATES
The maximum number of candidates per course is 12. A discount is available for 6 or less candidates.
This training can be run over 2 consecutive days or split over a longer period to suit your requirements. It has to contain 12 hours contact teaching time.
Contact Us to enquire about this course or please call 01453 758035.
COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES
The role of the First Aider at Work including:
- Use of first aid equipment, incident recording, hygiene and prevention of cross infection
- Assessing and managing emergencies
- Managing an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
- Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Management of choking
- Control of bleeding
- Wound management
- Treating shock
- Managing injuries to bones, muscles and joints
- Managing suspected spinal injuries
- Treatment of chest injuries, burns and scalds, eye injuries, sudden poisoning, anaphylactic shock
- Recognising the presence of major illness and providing first aid to a casualty suffering from heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes
- Managing minor injuries: (cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
The candidates’ previous certificate must be presented to the trainer on commencement of the course.
Each candidate will receive a training pack including a First Aid handbook. Upon successful completion of the course assessments, each candidate will be issued an FAIB approved certificate valid for three years.
If Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training is also required, this can be provided following the First Aid at Work course.
The HSE recommends that all First Aiders (FAW and EFAW) undertake 3 hours of refresher training every year