Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) Course
Who is the Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) course most suitable for?
Your risk assessment will highlight which course is suitable for your business. The EFAW course is typically for low-risk environments such as offices and shops and for businesses who already have first aiders trained in the three day First Aid at Work.
The Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) covers the following subjects
- Scene Assessment
- Barrier use
- Primary Assessment
- CPR - Chest Compressions
- CPR And AED
- Recovery Position
- Serious Bleeding Management
- Shock Management (inc Seizures)
- Spinal Injury Management
- Choking Adult
- Minor cuts, scrapes, bruises
- Temperature-related injuries (Burns)
- First Aid in the Workplace Regulations
- Assessment of needs of the Workplace
- Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
Below we have provided you with the minimum recommendations provided by HSE for your Emergency First Aid At Work (inner circle) with the contents of our EFAW course. We feel that you will become a better and more confident Emergency Responder in your work place with all of the additional skills we provide.
How long is the Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) Course?
1 Day practical training and is typically delivered in 1 day. However the mandatory 6 hours required by the HSE can also be delivered over a longer period of time should staff availability be a problem to your organisation.
What are the course materials for the Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) Course?
A high Quality easy to read Primary and Secondary Care Manual with First Aid at Work Participant Manual are provided to all attendees. A great resource to use during and after the course.
And a Rutland First Aid vinyl barrier set containing gloves and face guards, which you can connect to your keyring and never be without a full set of barriers
What are the course pre-requisites for the Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) Course?
None, candidates must be physically able to carry out the detailed procedures (see course overview)
Is there an assessment to pass the Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW) Course?
The HSE no longer require an independent assessment of Emergency First Aid at Work candidates. Throughout the course you will be continually monitored and assessed and complete a multiple choice question paper
This is a regulated course which is valid for 3 years from the date of completion but the HSE do recommend an update at least once a year.