The Emergency First Aid at Work course provides practical training on preventing situations from becoming worse and learning the vital life-saving skills that a trained Emergency First Aider can use until help arrives.
The Emergency First Aid at Work course is suited for those who would like to improve their first aid knowledge and training, particularly for business employees who operate in low risk working environments. An Emergency First Aid at Work course enables an employee to become the nominated first aider in the work place, managing first aid situations as they arise. All candidates must be 18 years or older.
Please note: If any member of your staff has asthma, a heart condition or allergies which has been included in your work place risk assessment, the HSE recommend the First Aid At Work 3 day course is considered, as these conditions are not covered by the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course.
By the end of the course, candidates will be able to manage the following.
1. The role of the first aider
2. Communicating with a casualty
3. Contents of first aid kits (and avoiding cross infection)
4. Recording of incidents and accidents
5. Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
6. Administer first aid to a casualty who;
requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
is wounded or bleeding
is in shock
has minor conditions – to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns & scalds, small splinters.