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First Aid at Work- 3 days

Attendees will learn

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

  • The Aims and Priorities of First Aid
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Protection From Infection
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Recognition of Illness
  • Site Survey
  • Transport of Casualties
  • Basic Life Support
  • Poisoning
  • Miscellaneous Conditions
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Casualty Examination
  • Head Injuries
  • Chain of Survival
  • Concussion
  • Communication and Delegation
  • Compression
  • Stroke
  • Legal framework
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Record Keeping
  • Bone, Joint and Muscle injuries
  • Drowning
  • Shock
  • Electric Shock
  • Unconscious Casualties
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Smoke, Gas and Chemicals
  • Angina
  • Recovery Position
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart Attack
  • Crush Injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Effects of Heat and Cold
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Control of Bleeding

Entry requirements

Please ensure all delegates are free of any condition that will prohibit them from participating fully during the practical aspects of the course.

Examination and assessment

On completion of First Aid at Work training courses, candidates will be assessed in Practical and Theory aspects of First Aid. Successful completion of the First Aid at Work assessment will result in the award of a ‘First Aid At Work’ certificate.