First aid at work (1 day a week)

Who is it for?

This course is 1 day per week for candidates in Northern Ireland only. It is for employees who require a first aid at work certificate to comply with HSE requirements. This is a HSE approved and certified course.

Length

4 days

Time

09:00-17:00

Course content includes:

  • Priorities of first aid
  • Managing an incident
  • Roles/responsibilities of employers & employees for first aid at work 
  • Care of the unconscious casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Disorders of the airway
  • Dealing with bleeding and shock
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Burns and scalds
  • Injuries to bones, muscles  and joints
  • Poisoning
  • Recognition and management of major illnesses
  • Recognition of minor illnesses and appropriate action
  • Eye injuries
  • Miscellaneous injuries
  • Record keeping and accident reporting
  • Infection control
  • Communication and delegation in an emergency
  • Manage the transportation of a casualty

Qualification

First aid at work certificate, valid for 3 years.

Pre-requisites

This course is for 1 day per week and for candidates in Northern Ireland only. Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

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