HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - Tyne and Wear

In Sunderland

£ 95 + VAT


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    1 Day


The Emergency First Aid at work (EFAW) course provides the necessary training and qualification needed under The Health & Safety at Work, Etc, Act 1974 (First Aid Regulations 1981) and is recognised by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).
Suitable for: Emergency First Aid at work (EFAW) HSE Recognized Designed to equip candidates with the essential knowledge, confidence and skills to render first aid in emergencies. This is by far the most popular course as it satisfies the HSE requirement for the "appointed person" Emergency First Aid at Work




Sunderland (Durham)
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41 Redwood Roseberry Park, Seaham, SR77RS


On request

To take into account

The Emergency First Aid at work (EFAW) course does not permit the appointed Person to be called a ‘First Aider’; to be a ‘First Aider’,you will need to sit a 3 day First Aid at Work (FAW) .

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Course programme

HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

First Aid Today - Emergency First Aider at Work

The course will last 1 day and entitle the attendee to gain an accredited first aid certificate.

Risk assessment

Employers are required to carry out an assessment of first aid needs. This involves consideration of:

* Hazards and risks in your workplace
* The number of employees
* Accident history
* Distribution of the workforce
* Employees who are lone workers or need to travel as part of their role
* Annual leave – we recommend you appoint an additional first aider to cover absences

What are annual updates?

HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) courses are strongly recommended for people who do not need the HSE First Aid at Work or refresher course.

Course Content

Introduction to, and explanation of, the course

Introduction to First Aid

First Aid in the workplace

Responsibilities of the Appointed Person

Action at an Emergency

Primary/Secondary patient assessment

Breathing: Rescue Breathing/Resuscitation (CPR), Airway Obstruction

Disorders of the Circulation: - Bleeding, CPR

Additional Subjects *

* Choking management
* Medical emergencies-diabetes,epilepsy,asthma,etc
* Head injuries
* Burns/Scalds
* Heat/Cold
* Heart Attack
* Anaphylaxis-EPIPEN
* Fractures/Dislocations/Sprains
* Poisons

Additional Information

The HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course is intended to be a minimum 6 contact hours duration.

Assessment and Qualifications There is no formal assessment for this course; any assessments are of an informal,’ as you go’, basis.

On successful completion of the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course, First Aid Today will provide each delegate with a certificate denoting them as the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) person; this certificate is signed & dated and is valid for a period of three years from date of issue.

After this period, the delegate must attend the course again to retain their certificate.

Additional information

Contact person: Uel J. Readioff - First Aid Today

HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) - Tyne and Wear

£ 95 + VAT