Duration: 1 day
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This course is designed for anyone wanting to become an accredited first aider or appointed person in lower hazard environments, have fewer staff or where HSE guidelines indicate staff should be trained and hold a certificate in emergency first aid at work.
This course covers areas such as the role of the first aider, communicating with a casualty, contents of first aid kits (and avoiding cross infection), recording of incidents and accidents and assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency. They will be able to administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious, requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), is choking, is wounded or bleeding, is in shock and someone who has minor conditions - to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns & scalds, small splinters.