First Aid At Work (18 hours)

£150.00

If you would like to arrange a private course please contact us.

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Description

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who work in high hazard environments such as construction, manufacturing or agriculture.

It is also ideal for organisations whose needs assessment identifies a requirement for additional first aid training (e.g. due to having employees with a disability or medical condition).

It gives learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies they could encounter in the workplace.

Our first aid at work course covers the content specified in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

It gives learners the first aid skills to help someone who:

  • is unresponsive and breathing
  • is unresponsive and not breathing (including the use of an automated external defibrillator/AED)
  • is choking
  •  is bleeding
  • is suffering from shock
  • is burnt
  • feels faint
  •  has been poisoned
  • has a head injury
  • has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
  • is having a medical emergency:
    • seizure
    • heart attack*
    • angina attack
    • stroke
    • asthma attack
    • severe allergic reaction
    • diabetic emergency
  • has an injury to a bone muscle or joint (including spinal injuries).

The course also includes information on:

  • dealing with an emergency:
    • assessing a casualty
    • monitoring a casualty
    • where to get help
    • electrical incidents
  • accident recording and reporting
  • control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).

Please ensure that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions before booking.

Additional information

Location

Barnstaple, Bideford

Dates

3rd, 4th & 10th November, 4th, 5th & 11th Augus 2018, 7th, 14th, 22nd April 2018