First Aid at Work
Duration: 3 Days
Who Should Attend First Aid at Work Training?
This course is ideal for higher or advanced level hazards (e.g. construction, manufacturing or chemical plants) or where your needs assessment identifies a requirement to provide additional training, covering a broad syllabus including the recognition and treatment of a wider range of conditions.
Objective of First Aid at Work Training
By the end of the course candidates will be aware of the following:
- Accidents and illness
- Using a first aid kit
- Simple record keeping
- Treatment of an unconscious casualty
- Heart attacks
- Burns and scalds
- Severe allergic reaction
- Eye injuries
First Aid at Work Training Methods
All candidates will undergo both theory and practical assessment throughout the 3 days, conducted by 2 professionally qualified trainers who have not been involved in the course.
- Health & Safety at Work Act/ Order
- Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations
- Approved Code of Practice
The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to deal with a first aid emergency in the workplace which covers the practical skills needed by a first aider in the modern workplace.
After completing a final assessment successful candidates receive a certification valid for three years.
This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) regulations. It is a legal requirement under the Health & Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) order 1978 to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work for all employees. Under the Health & Safety First Aid regulations, employers shall provide persons, training, facilities and equipment to render first aid to their employees should they become injured or ill at work. This is also applicable to non-employees and service users/general members of the public.
Once successfully completed, each candidate will be awarded with a First Aid at Work certificate which has to be renewed within 3 years of issue date by completing the First Aid at Work Re-qualification course.
We often run this course at our premises and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing. For more information CONTACT US