• Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

This course is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace, or in addition to a fully trained first aider. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.

This course is usually run over 1 day, however the 6 teaching hours required can be tailored to suit individual requirements. 

Course Curriculum  

 The following syllabus meets the HSE requirements laid down for course content as follows:

  • Initial Care
    • First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Barriers
    • Initial Assessment
    • Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
  • Cardiac Problems
    • The Heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
    • One Rescuer CPR
    • Chest Only Compressions
    • CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
  • Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
    • Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious
    • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
    • Shock
    • Spinal Injury Management
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Anaphylactic Shock and Allergies
    • Seizures and Epilepsy