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Emergency First Aid In The Workplace

Emergency First Aid in the workplace

Course aim

This full-day course is intended to provide selected staff with the knowledge and practical skills required to assist designated first aiders when dealing with common trauma and medical emergencies.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand first aid legislation.
  • Carry out an initial assessment of a casualty.
  • Carry out CPR and Rescue breaths.
  • Recognise and deal with a choking casualty.
  • Recognise and deal with a person in shock.
  • Manage bleeding, burns and scalds.
  • Dealing with an unconscious person.
  • Recognise the need to prevent cross infection.
  • Recognise the need to keep themselves safe

Course content

  • Keeping yourself safe.
  • Your legal responsibilities.
  • Cross infection.
  • Monitoring signs & symptoms in casualties.
  • Treatment for shock.
  • Unconscious casualty.
  • Recovery position (practical test).
  • Choking.
  • CPR (practical test).
  • Wounds and wound dressing.
  • Burns.

Course time

Face-to-face: 6 Hours

Delivery styles available

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