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Image This three-day course is designed to teach the participants the necessary skills to provide First Aid in the workplace. All our instructors are registered with the National Ambulance Training School and our course is run in accordance with the Health and Safety Authority Guidelines and current legislation. Full certification is provided on successful completion of the course. Certification is valid for three years.
On completion of this course the participant will be able to:
•    Provide Occupational First Aid within the workplace
•    Deal with First Aid emergencies while awaiting the arrival of the emergency services or qualified persons
•    Manage the contents of First Aid box in the workplace

•    Scene Safety, Approach & Assessment
•    Responsibilities of the First Aider
•    Diagnosis & principles of treatment
•    Examination of the Casualty
•    Asphyxia – causes and treatment
•    Heart attack   

•    CPR –Practical
•    Recovery position
•    Shock
•    Unconsciousness
•    Blood and Circulation
•    Introduction to wounds and bleeding  

•    Wounds and bleeding
•    Sprains, strains and dislocations
•    Crush Injuries
•    Head Injures
•    Fainting
•    Poisoning   
•    Foreign bodies
•    Fractures
•    Handling and transport
•    Spinal Injuries
•    Burns & Scalds – type/ causes /treatment
•    CPR –revision
•    Medical emergencies
•    First Aid kits & Contents   
•    Dressings and bandaging
•    Role of the Occupational First Aider
•    Revision & Examination


This course involves practical work, role-play and discussion.  Examiners recognised and qualified through the Health and Safety Authority carry out examinations

Number of Participants: up to 12 people


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