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Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) 1 day course quality assured – FH Safety Services can deliver this relaxed stress free course on-site, at a competitive low cost.

All our courses are delivered by fully qualified experienced trainers and this course is available for all companies in the West Midlands area.

This course can sometimes be enough for smaller workplaces that have fewer health and safety risks and hazards in their activities i.e. shops, clubs, small offices, local cYI239D631_1_largeommunity organisations etc. Emergency First Aid at Work is designed to equip appointed persons with the skills and knowledge to administer emergency first aid if needed.

First aid training helps to reduce the effects of injury or illness suffered and reduces lost time and costs whilst provides the responsible person with the competence and confidence to provide first aid treatment effectively in the event of an accident or injury. The assessment table of first aid needs shown on this page will help you to determine which cover of first aid you will need, also see our open course dates also below.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS/PRE-REQUISITES:

A good knowledge of verbal and written English language is required.

All persons should be able to cope with emergency situations and injuries, they must also be physically fit to carry out the procedures detailed in the course content.

COURSE CONTENT:

Includes current regulations and Emergency First Aid at Work content (see diagram below)

Difference In Responsibility: from Appointed Persons and Emergency First Aid to First Aid at Work (see below)

Appointed Persons: – Should not administer First Aid unless they have been trained.

EFAW – Emergency First Aid at Work (see diagram below)

FAW – First Aid at Work (see diagram below)

N/A – Subject not applicable on this course.

 EFAW FAW
Legalities, responsibilities & reporting  Yes   Yes
Acting safely, promptly & effectively in an emergency  Yes   Yes
Assessment of the situation  Yes   Yes
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)  Yes   Yes
Treating an unconscious casualty (including seizure)  Yes   Yes
Wounds and bleeding  Yes   Yes
Shock  Yes   Yes
Minor injuries  Yes   Yes
Choking  Yes   Yes
Preventing cross infection recording incidents and actions and the use of available equipment  Yes   Yes
Fractures  Yes   Yes
Sprains and strains  Yes   Yes
Spinal injuries  Yes   Yes
Chest injuries  Yes   Yes
Head injuries  Yes   Yes
Minor burns & scalds  Yes   Yes
Eye injuries  Yes   Yes
Poisoning  N/A   Yes
Anaphylaxis  N/A   Yes
Heart attack  N/A  Yes
Epilepsy  N/A   Yes
Asthma  N/A  Yes
Diabetes  N/A   Yes


DURATION:

1 Day

MAX NO: OF DELEGATES:

12

COURSE OBJECTIVES/KEY BENEFITS:

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand what they need to do and when they need to do it
  • Act safely promptly & effectively in an emergency
  • Perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treat an unconscious casualty (including seizure)
  • Administer first-aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
  • Administer first-aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

ASSESSMENT:

Ongoing practical assessment during the course and multiple choice question paper.

CERTIFICATION:

A Level 2 Emergency First Aid Award (HSE approved) is given following successful completion of the course , which is valid for 3 years. The HSE recommend refreshing your skills every 12 months with at least a 3 hour course duration.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is designed for appointed/nominated persons to administer Emergency First Aid whilst at Work or anyone requiring a comprehensive one day first aid course.

OPEN COURSE DATE/S 2017: 

(Please check our calendar link below for more dates and courses we offer)

Calendar

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK – IN-HOUSE TRAINING COSTS SAVE £’S!

If you require certain dates for in-house training please contact us, we now provide in-house courses for evenings and weekends for shift-work patterns.
Our courses can be delivered on-site/venue anywhere in the UK, additional travel expenses may apply.

WHAT TO DO NEXT?

Discuss with your manager what you should gain from the training and identify any problems that have occurred in the past.

Call today for a free no obligation quote Tel: 0121-531-0512
Alternatively fill in our customer enquiries form with your enquiry.

                                               The HSE suggested numbers of first-aid personnel to be available at all times whilst people are at work

From your risk assessment 
what degree of hazard 
is associated with your 
work activities?
How many 
employees 
do you have?
What first-aid 
personnel
do you need?
Low hazard e.g. offices, shops, libraries Less than
25
At least 1 appointed person

25-50

At least 1 EFAW trained
first-aider
More than
50
At least 1 FAW trained
first-aider for every 100 employed (or part thereof)
Higher hazard e.g.
light engineering,
assembly work,
food processing,
warehousing,
extensive work with
dangerous machinery,
or sharp instruments, construction,
chemical manufacture.
Less than
5
At least 1 appointed person
5-50 At least 1 EFAW or FAW trained first-aider depending on the type of injuries that might occur
More than
50
At least 1 FAW trained
first-aider for every 50 employed (or part thereof)