• First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work (Regulated Course)

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require Employers to provide adequate and appropriate first-aid equipment and facilities’ as well as trained first aiders, to enable their employees to receive immediate help if they are injured or taken ill whilst at work.

The First Aid at Work training course covers the full range of practical skills needed by first aiders in these situations, giving them the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets 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 3 days, however the 18 teaching hours required can be tailored to suit individual requirements. 

Course Curriculum

  • Initial Care
    • First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
    • Accident Reporting
    • Activating Emergency Medical Services
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Barriers - gloves and face barriers
    • Initial Assessment and airway management
    • Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
  • Cardiac Problems
    • The Heart
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
    • One Rescuer CPR
    • Compressions only CPR
    • CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
    • Introduction to AEDs
  • Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
    • Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious
    • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
    • Shock Management and types of Shock
    • Spinal Injury Management

 

  • Specific Injury Management
    • Injury Assessment
    • Breaks, Fractures and Splinting
    • Strains and Sprains
    • Types of Wounds and Practice Bandaging different Injuries
    • Embedded Objects
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Head Injuries
    • Poisoning
    • Temperature Injuries - Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion and Hypothermia
    • Eye Injuries
    • Bites and Stings
    • Crush Injuries and Chest Injuries
    • Electrical Injuries
  • Illness Management
    • Illness Assessment
    • The Respiratory System and Hypoxia
    • Diabetes
    • Anaphylactic Shock
    • Heart Attack
    • Angina
    • Stroke
    • Asthma and Respiratory Problems
    • Hyperventilating