HSE First Aid at Work Course
The purposes of First Aid at Work (FAW) are the preservation of life, minimising the consequences of injury or illness and the treatment of minor injuries.
Principles and priorities of 1st Aid
Examination and treatment of unconscious casualty and resuscitation
Treatment of injuries – control of bleeding, choking, scalds and burns, eye contamination, poisoning, shock, common illnesses
Personal hygiene and infection control
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Joint and limb injuries – immobilization & transportation
Respiration and circulatory problems
1st Aid box
Accident and injury recording and reporting
The objective is to ensure employers have made the appropriate arrangements for workers who are injured or taken ill at work to receive immediate attention and that an ambulance is called in serious cases
After successful completion of the course and examination a certificate valid for three years is then issued.
Multiple choice questions
For more information on this training course call Tom on 01706 631417