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Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work is a one-day training course designed to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle a range of emergency first aid situations. Tailored for first aiders working in small or low-risk environments, this course is essential for individuals who have responsibilities for emergency first aid at work.

What does the Emergency First Aid at Work Course cover?

Delivery Methods:

Face-to-face classroom in-house


One day


Role and responsibilities of a first aider: Understanding the duties and responsibilities associated with being a first aider in the workplace


Minimising the risk of infection: Techniques and practices to reduce the risk of infection for both the first aider and the casualty



Need for consent to provide first aid: Understanding the importance of obtaining consent before administering first aid and respecting the autonomy of the individual


Conducting a scene survey: Evaluating the safety of the surrounding environment to ensure that it is safe for both the first aider and the casualty


Primary survey of a casualty: Systematic assessment of the casualty's condition to identify and prioritise immediate life-threatening issues


Summoning appropriate assistance: Knowing when and how to call for additional help or emergency services when required



Administering CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation): Recognising the signs that indicate the need for CPR and learning the correct techniques to perform it effectively


Placing a casualty in the recovery position: Safely positioning an unconscious casualty to maintain an open airway and prevent choking


Identifying choking: Recognising when a casualty is choking and understanding the appropriate first aid measures to alleviate the obstruction


Identifying life-threatening external bleeding: Distinguishing between different types of external bleeding and identifying situations where it poses a life-threatening risk



Recognising shock: Identifying the signs and symptoms of shock and understanding how to provide immediate first aid to a casualty in shock.


Administering first aid in a range of situations: Applying first aid techniques to a variety of emergency situations, including but not limited to heart attacks, strokes, seizures and allergic reactions.

Upon successfully finishing this course you will be able to demonstrate:

Role of a first aider:

Understand and articulate the specific duties and responsibilities associated with being a designated first aider in the workplace. This includes knowing when and how to take charge in emergency situations.

Assess emergency situations safely:

Demonstrate the ability to assess emergency situations in a systematic and safe manner. This involves evaluating the scene, identifying potential hazards and ensuring personal safety before proceeding with first aid interventions.

Administer first aid to various emergency situations:

Develop the skills and confidence to administer first aid in a range of emergency situations. Effectively manage situations involving bleeding and wounds, distinguishing between life-threatening and non-life-threatening cases.


Benefits of the course:


For employers

Ensuring that your employees undergo Emergency First Aid at Work training comes with several advantages for employers:

  • Demonstrate your commitment to workplace safety: The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, require employers to provide adequate and appropriate first aid
  • First aid provision: Trained first aiders have the ability to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations
  • Enhanced safety consciousness: Trained first aiders contribute to a more safety-conscious workforce, resulting in fewer accidents and injuries.

For delegates

Individuals undergoing the Emergency First Aid at Work course can expect personal and professional benefits:

  • Improved confidence: Delegates will gain confidence in managing emergency situations effectively
  • Recognition and response to medical emergencies: Participants will learn to recognise and respond to various medical emergencies, such as heart attacks, strokes, seizures and allergic reactions
  • Proper use of first aid kits and equipment: Delegates will be equipped with the knowledge to use first aid kits and equipment correctly.


For employers

Hiring professionals who have successfully completed the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety provides numerous advantages for employers, including:

  • In-house fire safety expertise: Having in house experts in fire safety ensures that your organisation can respond effectively to fire related challenges
  • Fire risk assessment capability: Equip your workforce with the ability to conduct fire risk assessments for low to medium risk workplaces
  • Protect people from injuries: Prioritise the wellbeing of your staff and visitors by minimising the risk of fire related injuries-and health issues
  • Strengthen safety culture: Promote a robust safety culture within your organisation, ensuring compliance with fire safety regulations.

For delegates

For individuals the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety-offers-the following advantages:

  • Gain an accredited NEBOSH qualification: Enhance your career prospects by earning a globally recognised qualification
  • Learn fire safety techniques: Acquire skills that are rooted in international best practices, making you a valuable asset in your field
  • Positively influence fire safety behaviours: Use your newfound knowledge to become a catalyst for positive fire safety practices within your workplace.

This course is tailored to meet your needs if:

  Emergency first aid at work: If your role involves being a designated first aider in the workplace, this course equips you with the necessary skills to fulfil your responsibilities effectively

Work in small or low risk- environments: Tailored for those working in small or low-risk environments, the course ensures that the content is relevant to the specific challenges and scenarios encountered in these settings

Need practical skills for real-life situations: The course is ideal for individuals seeking practical, hands-on skills that can be applied in real-life emergency situations. It goes beyond theoretical knowledge, focusing on the application of first aid techniques.


Why choose the First Aid at Work course?


Comprehensive curriculum:
The course covers a wide range of topics, ensuring that participants are well-prepared to handle diverse emergency situations


Regulatory compliance:
By choosing the Emergency First Aid at Work course you demonstrate a commitment to regulatory compliance


Safety conscious workforce:
The course contributes to building a safety-conscious workforce. Employees who undergo this training are more aware of potential risks and are better equipped to
respond appropriately


Empower your team with life-saving skills! Seize this opportunity for a safer tomorrow and take the first step towards a secure and prepared workplace.

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