Description: The Emergency First Response (EFR) First Aid at Work (HSE Great Britain) course is a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved first aid course for the purpose of meeting the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
This programme meets the statutory needs of employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland requiring at least one qualified First Aider on the premises.
The Emergency First Response First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is customized to UK Resuscitation Council basic life support protocols and nationally accepted first aid protocols and is based upon the instructor led delivery of the Emergency First Response Primary Care and Secondary Care modules instructor digital lesson guides. Modules on Caring for Specific Illnesses and Injuries, and First Aid in the Workplace compliment these. The course has its own materials including participant and instructor manuals, and benefits from the use of the existing Emergency First Response Primary Care and Secondary Care video.
The Emergency First Response First Aid at Work programme is comprised of the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid) modules. They teach people how to provide emergency care for someone in need, with an emphasis on the workplace.
- Accidents and illness
- Willing to take on the responsibility
- Reliable and sensible
- Able to communicate
- Willing to learn new skills
- Able to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures
- Able to leave their work immediately
- Using a first aid kit
- Simple record keeping
- Treatment of an unconscious casualty
- Heart attacks
- Burns and scalds
- Severe allergic reaction
- Eye injuries
- Low blood sugar
Who can attend: any business where risk assessment deems it necessary to have one or more designated First Aiders in the workplace. No prerequisite is required.
Duration: 3 Days,18 hours.
Certification: Participants receive a First Aid at Work certification from EFR (3 years).
The First Aid at Work course is counted towards CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points for professionals, which is equivalent to 24 hours of credit.
Language: Delivery and material in English and/or Arabic.
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