First Aid at Work Accredited by Qualsafe (Regulated by Ofqual) - Franklins Training Services Ltd

Course Aim:

To enable individuals designated as the First Aider at work to carry out appropriate First Aid in an Emergency

Course Duration:

3 Days

Who Should Attend:

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Senior members of staff as nominated by management
At the end of the First Aid at Work Course Learners will be able to:

Understand the Roles & Responsibilities of a First Aider.

  • Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Identify the need for establishing consent to provide First Aid
  • Complete an accident report form
  • Identify the First Aid equipment that should be available in the workplace
  • Describe the safe use of First Aid equipment

Be able to Assess an Incident

  • Conduct a scene survey
  • Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
  • Give examples of when to call for help

Be able to Manage an Unresponsive Casualty who is Breathing Normally

  • Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
  • Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
  • Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position
  • Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
  • Manage a casualty who is in seizure

Be able to Manage an Unresponsive Casualty who is not Breathing Normally

  • Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Demonstrate CPR using a manikin

Be able to Manage and Assist a Casualty who is Choking

  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a
    • Partially blocked airway
    • Completely blocked airway
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

Be able to Manage an Casualty with External Bleeding

  • Identify the types of external bleeding
  • Control external bleeding

Be able to Manage a Casualty who is in Shock

  • Recognise shock
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock

Be able to Manage a Casualty with a Minor Injury

  • Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

Be able to Conduct a Secondary Survey

  • Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
  • Conduct a head to toe survey

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with Injuries to Bones, Muscles and Joints

  • Recognise suspected:
    • Fractures
    • Dislocations
    • Sprains and Strains
  • Administer First Aid for:
    • Fractures
    • Dislocations
    • Sprains and Strains

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with Suspected Head and Spinal Injuries

  • Recognise Suspected:
    • Concussion
    • Skull Fracture
    • Cerebral Compression
    • Spinal Injury
  • Administer First Aid for:
    • Concussion
    • Skull Fracture
    • Cerebral Concussion
    • Spinal Injury

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with Suspected Chest Injuries

  1. Recognise the different types of chest injury
  2. Administer first aid for a chest injury

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with Burns and Scalds

  • Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
  • Administer first aid for burns including:
    • Dry Heat
    • Wet Heat
    • Electricity
    • Chemicals

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with an Eye Injury

  • Give examples of common eye injuries
  • Administer first aid for eye injuries involving:
    • Dust
    • Chemicals
    • Embedded Objects

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with Sudden Poisoning

  • Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
  • Administer immediate First Aid to a Casualty with Sudden Poisoning
  • Identify sources of information for treating those affected by Sudden Poisoning

Be able to Administer First Aid to a Casualty with Anaphylaxis

  • Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis
  • Recognise anaphylaxis
  • Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis

Be able to Provide First Aid to a Casualty with a Suspected Major Illness

  • Recognise major illnesses including
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke
    • Epilepsy
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
  • Administer First Aid to a Casualty suffering from Major Illnesses including
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke
    • Epilepsy
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes

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