First Aid at work (HSE)

An Emergency First Aider should always be available in the workplace to administer basic first aid. This course will give candidates the knowledge and confidence to do this. It is fully accredited by the HSE and therefore conforms and meets all standards of the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulation 1981. No previous first aid experience is required.

Course Duration

The course consists of 6 hours contact teaching time. Usually run over one 6-hour session although this is flexible to suit your needs. A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be aged a minimum of 16 years or above. Larger groups can be catered for, but the ratio must not exceed 12 students per instructor.

Course Content

Aims of first aid – dealing with an emergency
Cardio pulmonary resuscitation – adult, child and baby
Priorities of treatment
Face shields – recognition and treatment of regurgitation
Choking – adult, child and baby
Unconscious patient – recovery position and dealing with a patient with a seizure (fitting)
Bleeding and shock – internal bleeding, cross infection and minor injuries
Burns and scalds
Recording incidents and first aid actions

Assessment and Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor; on successful completion of the course a HSE approved certificate from Blue Earth Training will be issued and is valid for 3 years. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme which lasts 3 hours.

Pricing

We are able to deliver this course on site, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. If you only have a small number who need training then please contact us for course availability in your area.

Location

We are able to deliver this course on site, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling. If you only have a small number who need training then please contact us for course availability in your area.

Please fill out the form below to enquire about a booking.

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