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Emergency First Aid at Work

Where an employer’s assessment of First Aid needs identifies that a First Aider is not necessary, the minimum requirement for an employer is to appoint a person to take charge of the First Aid arrangements. This includes looking after the equipment and facilities and calling the Emergency Services when required. Arrangements should be made for an Appointed Person to be available to undertake these duties at all times when people are at work. In the absence of the First Aider, employers must appoint a person for this purpose. It should be remembered that Appointed Persons are not First Aiders and should not attempt to give First Aid for which they have not been trained.

This course is ideal for individuals who wish to gain knowledge of emergency procedures and attain a recognised qualification in First Aid.

Duration
A 6-hour course consisting of theory and practical work.

Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:-

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Heart Attacks
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Shock

In addition to the core subjects as listed above, an additional 1 hour is available to cover specific areas that are appropriate to your organisation.

Subject to assessment, all participants will be issued with an approved Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. This qualification is valid for 3 years.

If you would like more information regarding this course please call the team at QSC on 01889 881887 or email andy@qscconsultancy.co.uk

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