First Aid at Work Requalification

First Aid at Work Requalification

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training.

Intended Audience

The First Aid at Work Refresher is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who have previously passed the First Aid at Work course and their certificate is due for renewal.

Course Overview

Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations.

The learner will:

• Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
• Be able to assess an incident
• Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
• Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
• Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
• Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
• Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
• Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury
• Be able to conduct a secondary survey
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
• Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
• Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

Duration

2 days

Delegates

Maximum of 12

Location

The training can be held at your premises however if this is not suitable SHN Training Services Ltd can arrange a site for you.

Course detail courtesy of Qualsafe Awards