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Contents Each student must demonstrate that they are able to:? Act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work? Use first aid equipment, including the contents of a first aid box? Understand the duties of employers and the legal framework? Maintain simple factual records on what they have done with regard to any treatment or management of an emergency? Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures They must also be able to deal with a casualty who:? Requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation? Is unconscious? Is bleeding or wounded? Is suffering from shock? Is suffering from an injury to bones, muscles or joints? Has been burned or scalded? Has an eye injury? Has been overcome by gas or fumes? May have been poisoned or exposed to a harmful substance And they must be able to:? Deal with any specific hazard in the workplace? Recognise major illnesses and take appropriate action? Recognise minor illnesses and take appropriate action? Manage the transportation of a casualty, as required by the circumstances of the workplace. NB Refresher training must be completed within three years. The First Aider will have to re-sit the full 4-day course should their certificate expire. Course Duration 4 days

Contents Each student must demonstrate that they are able to:? Act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work? Use first aid equipment, including the contents of a first aid box? Understand the duties of employers and the legal framework? Maintain simple factual records on what they have done with regard to any treatment or management of an emergency? Recognise the importance of...

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