Emergency First Aid At Work Accredited by Qualsafe (Regulated by Ofqual)

Course Aim:

To enable a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or become ill at work

Course Duration:

6 Hours

Who Should Attend:

All Staff or Staff Nominated by Management

At the end of the Emergency First Aid at Work Course learners will:

  • Understand the Roles & Responsibilities of a First Aider
    1. Identify the roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
    2. Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
    3. Identify the need for establishing consent to provide First Aid
    4. Complete an accident report form
    5. Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace
    6. Describe the safe use of first aid equipment
  • Be able to Assess an Incident
    1. Conduct a Scene Survey
    2. Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
    3. Give examples of when to call for help
  • Be able to Manage an Unresponsive Casualty who is Breathing Normally
    1. Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
    2. Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
    3. Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position
    4. Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
    5. Manage a casualty who is in seizure
  • Be able to Manage an Unresponsive Casualty who is not Breathing Normally
    1. Recognise the need to commence a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    2. Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
  • Be able to Recognise and Assist a Casualty who is Choking
    1. Describe how to identify a casualty with a
      • Partially blocked airway
      • Completely blocked airway
    2. Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to Manage a Casualty with External Bleeding
    1. Identify the types of external bleeding
    2. Control external bleeding
  • Be able to Manage a Casualty who is in Shock
    1. Recognise Shock
    2. Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Be able to Manage a Casualty with a Minor Injury
    1. Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises
    2. Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
    3. Administer first aid to a casualty with splinters

This course is available in our dedicated Colchester training room, if you would like to book this course or request more information about doing a training session nearer your business please fill out the fields below

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