First Aid at Work

 

 

 

 

First Aid at Work (HSE Compliant)

 

The Emergency First Response (EFR) First Aid at Work (HSE Great Britain) course is a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved first aid course for the purpose of meeting the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

 

This programme meets the statutory needs of employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland needing at least one qualified First Aider on the premises.

The Emergency First Response First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is customised to UK Resuscitation Council basic life support protocols and nationally accepted first aid protocols and is based upon the instructor led delivery of the Emergency First Response Primary Care and Secondary Care modules instructor digital lesson guides. Modules on Caring for Specific Illnesses and Injuries, and First Aid in the Workplace compliment these. The course has its own materials including participant and instructor manuals, and benefits from the use of the existing Emergency First Response Primary Care and Secondary Care video.

 

Emergency First Response First Aid at Work (Great Britain) courses can only be conducted at authorised Emergency First Response Workplace First Aid Facilities.

 

The Emergency First Response First Aid at Work program is comprised of the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid) modules. They teach people how to provide emergency care for someone in need, with an emphasis on the workplace.

 

Who can attend

A nominated workplace first aider or anyone wanting this very comprehensive first aid course.

 

What will you learn

This course will offer you first aid knowledge and practical experience for situations in the workplace

 

Course Duration

3 Days

 

Materials Include

Participant Manual, FAW Insert, Wall certificate and certification card.

 

First Aid at Work Qualification valid for 3 years

Course content

  • Accidents and illness
  • Willing to take on the responsibility
  • Reliable and sensible
  • Able to communicate
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Able to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures
  • Able to leave their work immediately
  • Using a first aid kit
  • Simple record keeping
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Eye injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Fainting

 

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) suggests the following

  • From your risk assessment, what degree of hazard is associated with your work activities?
  • How many employees do you have?
  • What First-Aid personnel do you need?

 

Low Hazard: e.g. office, shops, libraries

  • Under 50: At least one EFAW
  • 25-50: At least one First-Aider trained in EFAW
  • 50+: At least one First-Aider trained in FAW for every 100 employed (or part thereof)

 

Higher hazard: e.g. light engineering and assembly work, food processing, warehousing, extensive work with dangerous machinery or sharp instruments, construction, chemical manufacture

  • Less than 5: At least one EFAW
  • 5-50: At least one First-Aider trained in EFAW or FAW depending on the type of injuries that might occur.
  • More than 50: At least one First-Aider trained in EFAW or FAW depending on the type of injuries that might occur.

 

You must provide first aid arrangements at all times including shift or after-hours work and train more than one first aider to cover absence.

 

First Aid at Work - Requalification Course

  • Duration - 2 Days
  • Cost £195

Please contact us for more details

Instructor Courses

Length

Cost

1. EFR - Instructor + CFC

1 Day

£260

2. HSE First Aid at Work - Instructor Module

1 Day

£160

Workplace HSE compliant Courses

Length

Cost

1. First Aid at Work

3 Days

£285

2. First Aid at Work - Refresher

2 Days

£195

3. Emergency First Aid at Work

1 Day

£130

4. Manual Handling

1/2 Day

£110

5. 12hr Care for Children for Care Providers

2 Day

£160

6. CPR & AED (Automative Defribrillator Device)

1 Day

£110

Group Rates apply please contact us