Emergency First Aid at Work (HSE Approved)

Course Information

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is designed to train individuals and company staff that requires The Health and Safety Executive approved first aid at work training to meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work Regulations.
This course will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

Course Specification

Intended Participant:

HSE Trained Workplace First Aid

Max Student Instructor Ratio:

25 Candidates

Course Duration:

Initial Training: 6 hours

Certificate Expiry:

3 years from the date of completion

Assessment:

Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. Annual Refresher Training is strongly recommended by First Aid International

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Materials

Student Materials Includes:

• Essential Skills Guide
• Successful Completion Card
• Emergency Plan & Guidance Card
• Wall Certificate
• Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form

Hands-on Skill Practice

Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course

Assessment

• Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills
• Annual Refresher Training is strongly recommended by HSE

Course Topics

Introduction:
  • Principles of First Aid
  • Emergency Management Procedure
  • Care Cycle™
Scene Safety:
  • Scene Survey
Basic Life Support:
  • Patient Survey
  • Patient Unresponsive and Breathing Normally (Recovery Position)
  • Unresponsive Non-Breathing Patient (CPR Adult)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Alternative Ventilation Procedures
  • Chain of Survival
  • Choking

Life-Threatening Conditions:
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Shock Management

Secondary Survey:
  • Patient Survey: Patient Responsive
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Minor Injuries
First Aid Health and Safety:
  • First Aid Kit
  • Accident Recording
  • Patient Report Form (PRF)