First Aid at Work
First Aid Courses – First Aid at Work
Overview of the First Aid at Work Course
First aid at work is providing immediate assistance to a victim of an illness or injury until a medical professional is present. HSE legislation states that all employers are responsible for making sure their employees receive immediate attention if they are taken ill or injured at work.
It is essential for employers to make appropriate arrangements in the workplace, accounting for the size of the workforce and the potential health and safety risks due to the use of machinery or hazardous substances. This course ensures there are enough accredited first aiders available.
Who is it for:
People who need to become accredited in first aid in the workplace, particularly in hazardous environments, according to HSE legislation.
To ensure all delegates being trained in First Aid at Work are able to deal with incidents in the workplace in accordance with HSE legislation.
The content covered by the first aid at work course will include classroom and hands-on practice leading to the knowledge of:
- Using a first aid kit
- Dealing with an unconscious casualty
- Cardiac arrest
- Low blood sugar
- Severe allergic reactions
- Eye injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Accurate recording of accidents and incidents
What is required to pass the First Aid at Work training course?
There is no practical assessment for the First Aid at Work course, but the tutor will continually evaluate progression over the three days of the course, along with some written work.
The delegate must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.
The First Aid at Work certificate is valid for three years, after which you must complete a first aid re-qualification course to retain your accreditation. before the 30 day grace period ends. You must also provide a copy of your previous certificate when you book.
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The First Aid at Work training course is available at the following 3B Training locations:
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