First Aid At Work

First Aid At Work

Course Duration, Location & Price:

Course Duration:
3 days

Course Dates
Date 1 Please contact us regarding start dates on 02921 111357


Course Outline:

The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge, skills and training to qualify as a Health & Safety Executive Workplace First Aider. By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • State the cause of unconsciousness
  • Perform the recovery position on an unconscious casualty
  • Perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Perform required choking procedures
  • Identify safety precautions when assessing for danger
  • Select and use various dressings to control bleeding
  • State the precautions for dealing with; a casualty having a seizure, a diabetic casualty, a casualty who has a burn/scald, a casualty who has a stroke, a casualty who has a heart condition, a suspected head injury, crash injuries, and the effects of heat and cold.
  • Select necessary personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Write an accident report form
  • Discuss the procedures for reporting accidents under RIDDOR

Suitable For:  

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to improve their understanding of First Aid at Work. Holders of this certificate can be used as work place first aiders in accordance with Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. 

Course Content:

  • Incident and casualty management
  • Emergency aid 
  • Primary/secondary assessment
  • Airway and breathing difficulties
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Bone, joint and muscle injuries 
  • Burns and scalds
  • Medical conditions
  • Eye injuries 
  • Safe Moving and Handling
  • Epilepsy/ diabetes/ poisoning 
  • Effects of Heat /Cold
  • Recording & Reporting Accidents.
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