The Emergency First Aid at Work course is designed to give staff an understanding of the medical conditions they may face in a workplace to give them the ability to respond effectively with any accident situation.
The course covers the following:
Understanding the role of the first aider including reference to:
- the importance of preventing cross infection;
- the need for recording incidents and actions;
- use of available equipment;
- Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is conscious but injured or ill
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including after a seizure);
- Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
- Use an AED machine, where it is available;
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
- Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, burns and scalds).
Assessment is done by continuous monitoring of the practical activities throughout the course and all successful staff will receive a certificate which is then valid for 3 years and a comprehensive book for them to take away at the end of the course.
The course can be accredited with FAIB.
Duration: 6 hours
Courses can be split into 2 x 3 hour sessions if preferred.
Group size: no minimum or maximum numbers just ask for a quote.
Following a review of the resuscitation guidelines by the resuscitation council UK in October 2015, Albany Training are delivering courses in line with these new standards.