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Emergency First Aid in the Workplace ? Paediatrics

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Where an employer's assessment for First Aid needs identifies that a First Aider is not necessary, the minimum requirement for an employer is to appoint an individual to take charge of First Aid arrangements. This includes looking after the equipment and facilities and calling the Emergency Services when required. Arrangements should always be made for this Appointed Person to undertake these duties at all times when people are at work. In the absence of the First Aider, employers must appoint a person for this purpose. It should be remembered that Appointed Persons are not First Aiders and should not attempt to give First Aid for which they have not been trained. Duration: A maximum of 6 hours consisting of practical and theory work. Syllabus: A wide range of subjects is covered including: Responsibilities and reporting Assessment of the situation Dealing with an unconscious casualty Resuscitation Choking Sprains Control of bleeding Burns Fractures Certification: Although there is no formal assessment, the instructor will assess each individual ongoing throughout the course. This qualification is valid for 3 years. Numbers: A maximum of 16 delegates can be accommodated on this course, and each delegate must be aged 16 years and above. Location: We are able to deliver this course at your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.

Where an employer's assessment for First Aid needs identifies that a First Aider is not necessary, the minimum requirement for an employer is to appoint an individual to take charge of First Aid arrangements. This includes looking after the equipment and facilities and calling the Emergency Services when required. Arrangements should always be made for this Appointed Person to undertake these...

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