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First Aid at Work (FAW)

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First Aid at Work (FAW) Course

CIEH ACCREDITATION/TO HSE STANDARD

Course Summary

This full Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved First Aid at Work course, is in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions.

The course is for Nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.

Course Objectives:

To teach the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge to persons appointed as First Aiders in the workplace. The course will give delegates the knowledge and confidence to deal with a first aid emergency in the workplace.

To teach the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge to persons appointed as First Aiders in the workplace. The course will give delegates the knowledge and confidence to deal with a first aid emergency in the workplace.

The First Aid at Work Syllabus includes:

  • First Aid Regulations
  • First Aid Priorities
  • Accidents and illness
  • First Aid Kit, including Maintaining & Using a first aid kit
  • Managing incidents
  • Simple record keeping & reporting of incidents
  • Common Illnesses
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Basic Life Support
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Eye injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Fainting.
  • Dressings

Students are independently examined on the final afternoon of the course. Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years.

Course duration: Three days

As a result of successful completion of the training programme, first aiders will receive an HSE approved certification, allowing them to practise for three years.

After three years, a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.

This course is in legal compliance with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981.

Maximum Number of Delegates: 10 per Instructor