First aid at Work

First Aid at Work – 18 hours (3 days)  

The course is designed for high-risk work places but also of high value for anyone wanting comprehensive first aid training to assist them to deal with most scenario’s they may come across either at work or in the home

Course content includes

Vital Signs, Colour, Breathing, Temperature, Consciousness and Pulse Primary Survey (ABC or DRSABC) Secondary Survey Recovery Position including real world variations Resuscitation (CPR) Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Choking Blood loss effective bandaging and use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings Recognising and treatment of Shock Minor injury including small cuts and grazes, splinters and minor burns Hard and soft tissue damage for chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm, including improvised techniques for remote areas Head and spinal injuries and spinal management Common medical emergencies – asthma, diabetes, heart attack, angina, fainting and epilepsy Recognising and treatment of burns Recognising and treatment of poisons Animal bites and stings Anaphylaxis including auto-injector training (Epi-Pen, Jext and Emerade) Contents of a first aid kit Accident reporting 

Awareness of current regulations including RIDDOR and COSHH 

Dates to be confirmed for 2021