Emergency First Aid

Course Information

This course is aimed at those who are designated to take charge in the event of illness or accident.  The Health & Safety Executive consider this to be a very useful qualification to have, particularly where the workplace consists of a number of floors or shift patterns are in operation. 

Who should attend

  • Those who are nominated persons
  • Those who provide support to qualified First Aiders
  • Those who need to update or refresh existing skills

What they will learn

Basic lifesaving, First Aid and the relevant regulations

Course Content

  • Insight into Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations
  • Managing an incident
  • Priorities of First Aid
  • Resuscitation techniques
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Treatment of shock
  • General discussion around common workplace injuries

Course Duration

1 day

Assessment

Continuous assessment throughout the day