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Occupational Health training courses

Basic First Aid

This 4-hour course will enable delegates to have a better understanding of basic first aid.

Target group

The course is aimed at any employee/volunteer who is working in areas where an emergency may arise, but who does not need emergency first aid or first aid at work qualifications.

Outcomes of the course

Delegates will be able to identify an emergency situation, ensure the safety of themselves a casualty or the public, summon appropriate help, perform lifesaving skills, prevent a casualty’s condition from deteriorating, promote recovery of a casualty, recognise the legal requirements and responsibility of an appointed person.

The study topics include

•    Assessing a situation
•    Assessing a casualty
•    Calling for assistance
•    Resuscitation
•    Unconsciousness
•    Control of haemorrhage
•    Fractures
•    Recording incidents and first aid kits

 

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