First Aid at Work (Accredited) 3 Day Course

First Aid at Work (Accredited) – 3 Day Course

 

Course Description

It is a legal requirement under the Health & Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) order 1978 to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work for all employees.

 

Under the Health & Safety First Aid regulations, employers shall provide persons, training, facilities and equipment to render first aid to their employees should they become injured or ill at work. This is also applicable to non-employees and service users/general members of the public.

 

It is important to remember that accidents and illness can happen at any time. First-aid provision needs to be available at all times people are at work.

 

The course will include:

 

  •          Legalities, RIDDOR, Reporting
  •          Disorders of Consciousness
  •          Action in an emergency
  •          Eye irrigation
  •          Primary and Secondary Assessments
  •          Recognition of Illness
  •          Resuscitation & CPR techniques
  •          Recovery position
  •          Treatment for bleeding, fractures, head injuries, burns, allergic reactions, choking and more…

 

Duration

The First Aid at Work course is a 3 day programme.

Once successfully completed, each candidate will be awarded with a First Aid at Work certificate which has to be renewed WITHIN 3 years of issue date.

 

Assessment

The course will be assessed through a mix of both theory and practical methods throughout the 3 days by both the trainer and external assessors. 

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