Emergency First Aid at Work

The 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work level 1 qualification is for those who are working, or preparing to work, within industry who would like to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Subjects include Incident Management, Dealing with an Unconscious Casualty, CPR, Dealing with Shock, and Minor Injuries.

On the course, learners will be given their own manual as well as a delegate pack containing all the first aid items necessary for practical aspects of this training.

Course Content

Aims of first aid
Legislative requirements relating to first aid
Responsibilities of the first aider
Completion of an accident report form
Barrier devices
Scene survey
Primary survey
Secondary survey
Recovery position
Effective communication
Principles of resuscitation

Course Content Cont/…

Respiratory system
CPR
Obstructed airway and choking
Circulatory system
External bleeding and embedded objects
Shock
Partial and generalised seizures
Concussion
Minor burns and scalds
Foreign objects ( eye, nose, ear and mouth)
Partially and fully embedded splinters

Learning Outcomes - The Learner will:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
2. Be able to assess an incident
3. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
4. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
5. Know how to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
6. Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
7. Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
8. Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury