East Malling Short Courses

First Aid at Work (FAW 3 day)


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Cost: £295
Duration: 3 Days
Certification: L2 accredited course
Assessment Type: observation and short test at the end of the course
(The cost of the assessment is included in the cost of the course)
Course Prerequisites: See below

Employers are required to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

What is ‘adequate and appropriate’ will depend on the circumstances in the workplace. This includes whether trained first-aiders are needed, what should be included in a first-aid box and if a first-aid room is required. Employers should carry out an assessment of first-aid needs to determine what to provide.

This more in depth course covers:

  • Adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Asthma
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Chest pains
  • Choking adult
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Eye injuries
  • Fainting
  • Head injuries
  • Defibrillator prompts and how to respond (theory based)
  • Defibrillator pad placement (theory based)
  • Low blood sugar
  • Managing an emergency
  • Minor and severe bleeding
  • Poisons and what to do if someone has been poisoned
  • Role of the first aider (including knowledge of health and safety regulations)
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Spinal injuries
  • Stroke
  • Unresponsive adult

Please note we can also supply the 2 day refresher, please enquire via our enquiry form, thank you.

You need to be 18 years or older to take this course with us.

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