Ferndown Spice - 366-368 Ringwood Road, Town Centre, Ferndown
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Duration 3 Days
Method / place Classes in Christchurch (Dorset)
Course objectives To enable candidates to summon help & give prompt and efficient First Aid to a casualty at the workplace following an injury or illness using material to hand and HSE approved first aid equipment.
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First Aid at Work (FAW)
First Aid equipment and first aid trained personnel at the workplace are requirements of Health & Safety law. In emergencies, First Aiders can act to prevent situations becoming major issues and can limit potential sick leave through prompt action.
All organisations must comply with Health & Safety (First Aid) regulations. If a risk assessment identifies that First Aiders are needed, this Health & Safety approved course is essential.
Introduction to First Aid.
Course requirements & qualifications.
Important notes on First Aid.
The aims of First Aid.
Primary & secondary Surveys.
Resuscitation & Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
Control of Bleeding.
Slings & Dressings.
Causes of Unconsciousness.
Duties as a First Aider.
HSE Regulations & contents of a typical first aid at work kit.
Unconscious casualty management/ Recovery position
Conscious casualty management.
A Certificate of Competence approved by the Health & Safety Executive will be awarded upon successful completion of the course. This will be valid for three years.