This first aid at work course is ideal for higher or advanced level hazards (e.g. construction, manufacturing or working with chemical ) or where your Risk assessment identifies a requirement to provide additional training, covering a broad syllabus including the recognition and treatment of a wider range of conditions.

The course content will lead to the candidate being able to:

  • understand the role of the First Aider with particular reference to the importance of preventing cross infection and the need to report accidents
  • assess the situation in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
  • recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes)

 In addition the candidate will be able to administer first aid to a casualty with:

  • injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • chest injuries
  • burns and scalds
  • eye injuries
  • sudden poisoning
  • anaphylactic shock

To pass there is a practical assessment at the end of the course.

Each candidate will receive a first aid book & Certificate

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