First Aid at Work
This 3-day course is ideal for those who have to deal with a high level of hazards on a daily basis. It will prepare delegates for the management of emergency situations and to treat casualties safely and effectively.
To prepare delegates for the management of emergency situations and treat casualties safely and effectively. Successful delegates will be able to prioritise the treatment of casualties, prevent worsening of injuries and promote recovery. Delegates will also be aware of their legal responsibilities and the need for accurate record keeping.
Course duration is 3 days
Who should attend?
This course is ideal for those who may have to deal with a potentially high level of hazards. Covering a broad syllabus, the course prepares delegates to recognise and treat a wide range of injuries. It provides delegates with the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in all workplaces to become a confident first aider at work.
The course meets the standards required by the HSE to comply with Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations which apply to all workplaces across all industries.
Delegates will gain both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies and common conditions. and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies and common conditions. The course content reflects the HSE’s requirements for first aid at work courses includes the use of tourniquets, haemostatic dressings and defibrillators. The course is highly practical, using fun, dynamic and memorable training methods to optimise learner recall, knowledge and confidence.
Delegates will be trained to assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely and promptly prior to delivering appropriate first aid. Underpinning knowledge and practical skills will be gained in first aid treatment for emergencies such as resuscitation and care of the unconscious casualty, plus recognition of major illnesses such as a heart attack or stroke.
Delegates will be trained to effectively manage injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries. Minor ailments and injuries, including some common conditions are also covered.
On completion of the training delegates will understand the role of the first-aider, the importance of preventing cross infection and the need for recording incidents and actions.
Successful delegates will have satisfactorily demonstrated competence in resuscitation, care of the unconscious casualty and incident management. Delegates will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course.
Certificates awarded will be valid for 3 years. There is a strong recommendation from the HSE to refresh first aid skills annually.
There is no requirement for delegates to have any previous knowledge of first aid for this course, which is suitable for beginners. Ladies are advised to wear trousers.
A buffet style lunch will be provided, along with refreshments when delivered at a Sanctus Training venue.
Very good instructor with masses of enthusiasm, knowledge and a passion to impart her knowledge onto others. Very much enjoyed the course. Many thanks."
The trainer is an excellent trainer. A real credit to the course. I’ve learnt a lot and feel confident to use the skills that have been taught."
Thank you very much indeed for providing a very good, comprehensive and satisfying course."
Very informative, lots of practical elements. Reinforced a lot of what I already knew and lots of new stuff."
It covered all the basics as I was a complete beginner. (The tutor was) knowledgeable and used lots of practical examples from real life."