There are times when the trained first aider at not available on the premises of an organisation. The emergency first aid at work course is what will allow you to cope with such times. This course was designed for every organization’s member. The program is aimed to provide the participants with adequate information and courage to cope with an accident before the situation is taken over by a trained first aider or the emergency services. In addition, this course will also allow you to catch up with the regulatory requirements if your risk assessment reveals that first aid training which covers emergency protocols is suitable for your workplace.
- Health and safety regulations
- How to operate during an emergency
- Management of unconscious accident
- Assessing and treating an unconscious or bleeding victim
- Aims and principles of first aid
- Assessing and treating the burns and scalds
- Dealing with seizures
- Resuscitation (Adult CPR)
The emergency first aid at work program has been designed for those who wish to get first aid training to help in emergencies. It is particularly ideal in smaller, low-risk working conditions, such as small offices for selected first aid personnel. The course discusses instructions on first aid only for adult casualties.
You should be at least 16 years old and also need to complete the 1-day EFAW training course to be eligible for an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate.
After this Emergency first aid at work course is successfully completed, you can then obtain an emergency first aid certificate at work which is valid for three years from the British Red Cross. This course complies with the guidelines set out in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations of 1981.