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Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work



Free Resources 



The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and guidance documents L74 and GEIE3.

Download a free copy - L74(PDF)



The HSE have produced and handy guide to answer your questions  Download a free copy - INDG214(PDF)


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Our  1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Training is one

of the qualifications for the purpose of complying with statutory requirements for First Aid in the workplace which is covered by

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and guidance documents L74 and GEIE3. (See free HSE resources on the right side of this page)


Under these regulations, employers have an obligation to make adequate and appropriate First Aid provision for their workforce. 


This qualification is designed to provide essential skills to allow a person who has trained in emergency First Aid at Work to preserve life and manage incidents at work .


Typical delivery methods are practical in application  and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance and a brief multiple choice questionnaire.


Successful completion will result in candidate gaining  a certificate in Emergency First Aid at Work  which is valid for 3 years from date of completion.


The training is re-validated by attending another EFAW course after 3 years or  progressing onto the 3 day First Aid at Work course.


Delivery


Topics include: -


  • Understand Roles & responsibilities of the  first aider reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection – the need for recording incidents and actions; – use of available equipment; assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency 
  • Dealing with collapse (with and without breathing) administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from Seizures
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters 
  • Major illnesses recognition
  • Common and serious workplace injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Burns treatment
  • Eye injuries
  • Using first aid kit and deciding what should be in yours  

 


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact  firstaid@workingalternatives.co.uk  or telephone our office on 01325 240267

 

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