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First Aid at Work

The Law

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1991

Who is the course for?

Anyone identified within the workplace as being suitable to take on the role of a First Aider.

Why take the course?

The above regulation places a general duty on employers to provide first aid treatment to their employees. Your first aid needs risk assessment will identify the level of first aid cover your workplace requires. Where First Aiders are appointed they must have a valid certificate of competence.

What is covered on the course?

- Understanding roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
- How to assess an incident

How to manage and assist in various emergency workplace situations including:
- Unresponsive casualties (breathing normally and not breathing normally)
- Choking
- External bleeding
- Shock

Minor Injuries Administer first aid to:
- Injury to bones and muscles
- Suspected head, chest and spinal injuries
- Burns and scolds
- Eye injury
- Anaphylaxis
- Suspected major illnesses

Duration: 3 Days

Location: On-site

Maximum delegate numbers apply and will be stated at the point of enquiry. Off-site courses will take place at a BPIF specified venue and are subject to availability.

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For more information please contact:
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Specialist Services Manager
01924 203335
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