FIRST AID AT WORK (FAW) LEVEL 3

Group price from £850.00 + £10.00 / person for accreditation + Vat

This First Aid at Work course covers all aspects of First Aid and meets the requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The regulations require that “an employer shall provide, or ensure there is provided, such numbers of suitable persons as is adequate and appropriate in the circumstances for rendering first aid to his employees if they become ill or injured at work”. The course includes the safe use of AED’s (Automated External Defibrillators).

Course Description

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Max of 12 delegates.

Fist Aid at Work qualifications are designed to help organisations meet the minimum requirements for First Aiders in accordance with Health & Safety First Aid at Work Regulations (1981). Delegates will gain the knowledge and skills to effectively perform a wide variety of First Aid procedures in the Workplace and deal with incidents until the arrival of the Emergency Services.

Generally this First Aid at Work qualification is suited to larger organisations where the company employs in excess of 50 employees and/or is situated over multi sites and/or the nature of the business is catagorised as a medium to high risk environment. Suitably qualified “First Aiders” must always be available whilst the business is operating.

Duration

Three days including assessment.

Course content

  • Health and safety administration and the duties of the first aider.
  • The goal of the first aiders
  • Handling an incident and developing an action plan.
  • Initial assessment and carrying out a search
  • Disorders of the breathing and respiratory system.
  • Wounds and bleeding and the circulatory system. Emergency life support.
  • Physiological Shock.

 

  • Dressings and bandages.
  • Head injuries and the causes of unconsciousness.
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) including the safe use of AED’s.
  • Burns and scolds.
  • Eye injuries and conditions
  • Heat and cold on the body.
  • Muscle, joint and bone injuries.