The objective of this course is to train learners to manage an accident scene in the workplace, effectively communicate and delegate until the Emergency services arrive.

The course will teach the skills needed to deal with a casualty who is unconscious, not breathing, injured (as a result of an accident at work) and/or suffering from a medical condition. The course also includes what to do after an accident or incident at work, reporting procedures, disposal of clinical waste and ensuring that your first aid kit complies with the standards set by the HSE.

  • Understanding the role of a First Aider
  • The need for reporting accidents
  • Caring for an unconscious casualty
  • Performing CPR
  • Blood loss and shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Disorders of the airway
  • Poisoning
  • Bone injuries
  • Major medical conditions (including the administration of aspirin and epinephrine)

 

Course Duration: 3 Days
Age Criteria: none
Validation: On-going practical assessment