FIRST AID AT WORK
First Aid at Work | Level 3 HABC award | Duration – 3 days
Who should attend?
- Persons with a lead role in first aid, including equipment resupply and administration duties.
- First aiders in rural areas.
- Emergency first aiders who wish to gain further experience.
- Anyone who would prefer a greater depth of knowledge.
What will I learn?
3rg’s First Aid at Work course covers all aspects of First Aid and meets the requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The course is suitable for those who must obtain a First Aid At Work certificate and become designated First Aiders. The aim of the course is to equip delegates with the essential knowledge and practical experience to enable them to carry out first aid in the workplace.
- The duties of the first aider.
- Health and safety administration.
- Handling an incident and developing an action plan.
- Initial assessment of the casualty.
- Recognition and treatment of illness.
- Disorders of the breathing and respiratory system.
- Wounds and bleeding and the circulatory system.
- Dressings and bandages.
- Head injuries and the causes of unconsciousness.
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- Respiration and asphyxia.
- Burns and scalds.
- Eye injuries and conditions.
- Heat and cold on the body.
- Muscle, joint and bone injuries.
- Spinal injuries.
- Electric shock.
- Casualties overcome by gas or fumes.
- Transportation of casualties.
- Client specific subjects incl: diabetes, epilepsy, etc.
By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:
- Act safely, promptly and effectively during emergencies at work.
- Use first aid equipment.
- Understand employer duties and legislation.
- Be aware of current first aid protocols.
- Maintain first aid records.
Ongoing assessment will take place throughout the course which will include a final multiple choice question paper. Certification is valid for three years from the date of issue.
Training is usually delivered over 3 days/18 hours to qualify you as the First Aider in the workplace.
Training days do not have to be consecutive but must be a minimum of 4 hours per session.