Emergency First Aider In The Workplace

Emergency First Aider In The Workplace

If you have identified that first-aiders are needed in your workplace, they must have a valid certificate of competence in First Aid at Work or emergency first aid at work (EFAW). EFAW training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work. FAW training includes EFAW and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses. The findings of the first-aid needs assessment can help you decide whether your first-aiders should be trained in FAW or EFAW. This choice can be determined by going to the HSE First Aid at Work site. http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/training.htm

EFAW lasts for at least six hours of training and is run over a minimum of one day. It can be offered by training organisations approved by HSE.

First Aid training in Essex can be provided at the Academy or your own premises so if you have identified that first-aiders are needed in your workplace, they must have a valid certificate of competence in First Aid at Work or emergency first aider in the workplace (EFAW).

Emergency First Aider in the Workplace training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work. The findings of the first-aid needs assessment can help you decide whether your first-aiders should be trained in First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aider in the Workplace. This choice can be determined by going to the HSE First Aid at Work site. http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/training.htm

This course is ideal for smaller workplaces that present fewer health and safety risks. It provides a First Aid at work HSE recognised qualification in one day covering basic life support, first aid in the workplace and health and safety regulations. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of the organisation or individual. Providing the employer with an individual able to support a dedicated first aider, who can perform CPR and deal with many different types of medical emergency.

Content:

  • First Aid in the workplace.
  • The aims and priorities of First Aid.
  • Reporting and recording of incidents as required by the HSE.
  • Contents of HSE approved first aid kit.
  • Incident Management.
  • Personal Safety. Sending for help.
  • Casualty Management, prioritising of casualties and their injuries.
  • The unconscious and non-breathing casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Blood loss
  • Shock.

Other workplace medical emergencies – burns and scalds, fractures, heart attack, diabetes, poisoning, strokes, head injuries and seizures
Duration:

Emergency First Aider in the Workplace is a one day (6 hours minimum)

Cost for Emergency First Aider in the Workplace:

Cost:

£50 per candidate

Assessment:

Students are assessed by the instructor for effective response to a life threatening emergency. Certification is valid for three years.

The Academy is approved to provide First Aid training in Essex.