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First Aid at Work

(HSE approved)

 3 Day course

 

The course aims to train employees up to the standard required by the Health and Safety Executive for the Purpose of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course Content

On completion of the course, candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills of First Aid at work. These topics include;

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The Aims & Priorities of First Aid

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First Aid Legislation

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Reporting accidents

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Infectious Diseases

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Primary Survey—DRABC

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Unconscious Casualties

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Casualty Examination

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Moving a casualty

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Wounds and Bleeding

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Basic Life Support

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Burns and Scalds

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Fractures

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Wounds and Bleeding

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Treatment of Shock

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Seizures - Epilepsy

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Head Injuries – Skull fractures, Compression, Concussion

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Stroke

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Heart Attack and Angina

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Diabetes

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Asthma

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 Miscellaneous Conditions


Qualification
On completion of the course, candidates will be assessed in Practical and Theory aspects of First Aid to the Health and Safety Executive Approved standard. Successful completion of the assessment will result in the award of a ‘First Aid At Work’ certificate.

The HSE First Aid at Work certificate will be valid for three years and should be renewed by attending a two-day Refresher course before the expiry date of the certificate.

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