First Aid at Work

Course Summary

First Aid at Work Overview

First Aid is a vital skill in many workplaces and is required by law in all. 

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

What will be covered in the course?

Topics, themes and skills that will be covered in the course include:

  • First Aid Priorities
  • Managing Incidents
  • Basic Life Support
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Unconsciousness
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Common Illnesses
  • Heart Attacks
  • Eye Injuries
  • Dressings
  • Recording and Reporting
  • Regulations
  • First Aid Kits

What does the First Aid at Work offer you?

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

Why do I need a First Aid at Work qualification?

By law you are required to hold a valid, in date first aid qualification if you are the designated first aider within a workplace. After successful completion of the 3 day course delegates will be able to complete the 2 day First Aid at Work Requalification.

Upcoming Dates

February

21st-23rd
19th-21st

April

24th -26th

June

26th - 28th

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Gaskell Safety Burton Training Centre

Phone

01283 777 074

Email

info@gaskellsafety.co.uk