What is it about?
Manual Handling – Moving and Handling – priorities of treatment – Initial assessment – Good Hygiene – When and where to obtain help – Respiration – – Hypoxia – Asphyxia – Choking – Drowning – Hypothermia -Contents of a first aid box/kit –Fall, Fractures, Heart Attack, Strokes, Unconsciousness –Cardio-Pulmonary resuscitation – Faints – seizures/Fits – Bleeding and shock – Choking – Diabetes – Poisoning – Burns –and Scalds and sunburn Managing and incident action plan – Circulation – Major injuries – The Health & Safety 9 First Aid Regulations 1981.
What will I get out of it?
This three day course, aimed at First Aiders, provides delegates with the information needed to deal with accidents, or a sudden illness situation. And have the skills to prevent the situation getting worse, therefore enabling a quicker recovery going forward.
On successful completion of this course, delegates are awarded the First Aid at Work Certificate, valid for three years.
The aim of first aid is to give immediate treatment following either and accident or illness to prevent things from getting worse, whilst waiting for help to arrive.
09.30 – 17.00 [3 day course]