Emergency First Aid for Appointed Person

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work.

These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with five or fewer ccw - logoemployees and to the self-employed. Employers are required to carry out an assessment of first aid needs.

Our First Aid Course has been developed to meet the requirements of all employers and ensure compliance with current regulations.

Highly practical and participative, First Aid training can be taken as an individual course or combined with another to create your own personalised training solution.

Course Objectives/ Aims & Learning Outcomes:

Learning outcomes:

Students will become competent in:

  • Incident and casualty management
  • First Aid Priorities
  • Emergency aid/CPR
  • Unconsciousness
  • Examining a Casualty
  • Regulations
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Basic Life Support
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Managing Incidents
  • Recording & Reporting Incidents

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Aims & Objectives:

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the role of an Appointed Person
  • State the cause of Unconsciousness
  • Perform the Recovery Position on an Unconsciousness Casualty
  • Perform Cardio Pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Perform required choking procedures
  • Select and use various dressings to control bleeding
  • Identify Safety precautions when assessing for danger
  • State the procedures for dealing with casualties having seizures
  • State the procedures for dealing with a diabetic casualty
  • State the procedures for dealing with a casualty who has a burn/scald
  • State the procedures for dealing with a casualty having a stroke
  • State the procedures for dealing with a casualty having a heart attack
  • Select necessary personal protective equipment

Course Outline:

The course will comprise the following sessions:

  • Responding to the needs of unconscious casualties (include placing an unconscious person in the recovery position)
  • Performing cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (Participants will be taught how to lift the chin to open the airway, give effective rescue breaths and perform chest compressions. All learners will be given the opportunity to practice their skills on a resuscitation mannequin. Participants will learn how to deal with mild and severe choking for adults).
  • Responding to the needs of casualties in:
    • Major injuries
    • Shock
    • Burns and scalds
    • Significant blood loss
    • Muscular and skeletal injury.

Delivery Methodology:

  • Introduction of course tutor and students
  • Understanding students’ expectations of the course and requirements of First Aid
  • Practical session, demonstrating correct techniques and requirements to students
  • First Aid relating to various emergency situations
  • Practical session – students will practise with each other
  • Summary presentations from course tutor followed by question and answer sessions with students

Benefits Perceived by attendees:

  • Invaluable skills which may save the life of one’s family, loved ones, friends or colleagues
  • A legal requirement for a First Aider in the Workplace
  • Confidence for the delegate
  • Significant asset on a C.V. and personal development

Intended for:

Our one day course is aimed at candidates who require to be trained in First Aid, whether it be a legal requirement for employment, coaching/training certification, or personal progression.

Pre-course Requirements:

None

Course Duration:

1 Day (8 hours)

General:

Refreshments and buffet lunch will be provided including course notes.
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