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First Aid at Work (FAW)

An approved course which meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. It is designed to give candidates effective skills in the management of first aid in the work place. The course covers both the theoretical and the practical skills required to deal competently with incidents, injuries and illnesses that may occur in the workplace and maintain the care comfort of the casualty until professional help arrives.

Course Duration:

18 hours (3 Days)

Course content:

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Recovery Positions
  • Basic Hygiene
  • Treatment of Bleeding
  • Fractures / Dislocations
  • Strokes
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • First Aid Kits / Supplies
  • Initial assessment of incident
  • Resuscitation
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Eye Injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Record Keeping
  • Unconsciousness / Levels of Response
  • Choking
  • Shock / Fainting
  • Injury / Illness Assessment
  • Heart Attacks / Angina
  • Diabetes
  • Poisons, gasses & fume

Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded the Health & Safety Approved ‘First Aid at Work’ certificate that is valid for 3 years.

All candidates will be given an up to date First Aid manual for their personal use.



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