First Aid At Work Course
Who is the First Aid At Work (FAW) course most suitable for?
All higher risk workplaces that have identified a need for comprehensive first aid e.g. light engineering and assembly work, food processing, warehousing, extensive work with dangerous machinery or sharp instruments, construction, chemical manufacture.
The First Aid At Work (FAW) covers the following subjects
This comprehensive 3-Day First Aid at Work Training Course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt safe and effective manner. This course will give the participants a qualification at the highest level of first aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
Subjects covered include:
- Scene Assessment
- Barrier use
- Primary Assessment
- CPR - Chest Compressions
- Serious Bleeding Management
- Shock Management
- Spinal Injury Management
- Conscious Choking Adult
- Unconscious Choking Adult
- Minor cuts, scrapes, bruises
- Temperature-related injuries (Burns)
- Injury Assessment
- Dental injury
- Strains and sprains
- Eye injury
- Electrical injury
- Heat stroke and exhaustion
- Heart attack
- Diabetic problems
- Allergic reaction
- Crush injuries
- Head injuries
- Assembling a First Aid kit
- Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
- First Aid in the Workplace Regulations
- Assessment of needs of the Workplace
- Illness Assessment
How long is the First Aid At Work (FAW) Course?
Typically this course is run over 3 consecutive days. However the mandatory 18 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 First Aid At Work (FAW) 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 First Aid At Work (FAW) Course?
Candidates must be physically able to carry out the detailed procedures (see course overview)
Is there an assessment to pass the First Aid At Work (FAW) 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. Along with a multiple choice question paper on the final afternoon.
To renew your First Aid at Work qualification you must complete a First Aid At Work Requalification course BEFORE your certificates expires, this will provide you with another three-year certificate. Once certificates have expired the first aider is no longer considered to be competent to act as a workplace first aider.
Arranging your course
Here at Dive Rutland Limited we can offer a full account management service with the confirmation of your training requirements. We are happy to manage your database of employees and will inform you when refresher training is due. We will schedule a programme of dates accordingly in advance, giving you visibility of your workforce and training plans.
Let us arrange your first aid training for you, contact us and we will do the rest