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First Aid at Work (HSE approved) All UK employers have a legal obligation to provide appropriate First Aid provision for their workforce, and many companies choose to have key staff trained as First Aiders. This course complies with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and has been approved by the Health and Safety Executive. The First Aid at Work course gives First Aiders the essential knowledge and skills that they need to carry out their role and deal confidently with major and minor injuries and illnesses. It is suitable for any person who has been designated a First Aider at work. The topic areas covered are: First aid priorities The duties of employers and the legal framework Using a First Aid box Record keeping Action in an emergency Treating an unconscious casualty Treating a casualty who is bleeding or wounded Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Shock Injuries to bones and muscles Burns and scalds Eye injuries Treating a casualty who has been overcome by gas or fumes Poisoning Choking Recognising minor illnesses Recognising major illnesses e.g. heart attack, asthma Managing the transport of casualties The course runs between 09:00 - 17:00 over four consecutive days, with refreshments, lunch and all course materials (including a First Aid manual) provided. Assessment is by a multiple-choice exam on the final day, and a practical skills test. Successful delegates then receive an HSE-approved certificate, valid for three years.

First Aid at Work (HSE approved) All UK employers have a legal obligation to provide appropriate First Aid provision for their workforce, and many companies choose to have key staff trained as First Aiders. This course complies with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and has been approved by the Health and Safety Executive. The First Aid at Work course gives First Aiders the...

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