First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work

The Health and Safety Regulations 1981 require employers to provide suitable first-aid equipment, facilities and personnel to enable immediate assistance to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. That in order to provide first aid to injured or ill employees, a person shall not be suitable unless he has undergone –

1. such training and has such qualifications as the Health and Safety Executive may approve for the time being in respect of that case or class of case

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 FAW 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 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

The First Aid at Work course involve at least 18 hours of training and is run over a minimum of three days. The Academy is approved to provide First Aid training in Essex.

This course is ideal for larger workplaces with a larger workforce which will present greater health and safety risks. It provides a comprehensive First Aid qualification over three days covering basic life support, first aid in the workplace and health and safety regulations plus a greater range of other illnesses and ailments. This course will be tailored to meet the needs of the organisation. 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. If you require First Aid training in Essex then contact the Academy with your requirements.

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.
  • Asthma
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures
  • Heart attack
  • Diabetes
  • Poisoning
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Strokes
  • Head injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Fainting
  • Seizures

Duration:

Three days

Cost:

£195 per person for a minimum of 4. £150 per person for a minimum 8 and £120 for a minimum of 10.

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Assessment:

Students knowledge and skills are examined at the end of the course by completing a written multiple choice test paper then an independent assessor will evaluate the response to a life threatening emergency. Successful students are awarded an H.S.E recognised qualification in First Aid valid for three years. For all your First Aid training in Essex requirements come to the Chosho Academy, we wont be beaten by price or quality of presentation.