Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

18 Apr
  • 18th April 2018
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce

This is a basic level First Aid course and meets the HSE requirements as such it is designed for small or low risk workplaces such as small offices or some shops. This is a one day course with both theory and practical sessions.

Why is this training important?
First Aid is the first line of defence in promoting recovery, preserving life and preventing the condition from getting worst. Emergency first aid is a practical step for low risk businesses to prove that they are fulfilling their duty of care to their employees. The emergency first aid course is also a practical course for every day life.
Who needs this qualification?
Those employees nominated to act as an Appointed Person in the workplace, or anyone, who as a part of their employment or day to day life require suitable first aid training.
Learning Outcomes

  • Assess emergency situations and carry out appropriate action including informing emergency services
  • Carry out artificial ventilations and chest compressions
  • Place a casualty into the recovery position and know how to use this position
  • Clear obstructed airways
  • Control severe bleeding
  • Recognise and treat shock
  • Understand the requirements of a first aid kit and how to report accidents in the workplace
  • Recognise and treat illness
  • Deal with burns and scalds
  • Recognise and treat fractures

This course is part of our Funded Training Project, please enquire to how you could get this course 100% funded.
This course is provided by Heys First Aid, a member of Shropshire Chamber.