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HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (6 hr)

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Course Details

Start date: 13-03-2020
End date: 13-03-2020

Location: Barnstaple

Trainer Details
Richard Hathway

Richard Hathway

Phone 07900 390900
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Standard Terms of Business: Thank you for choosing Outdoor Mentor to provide your training; we look forward to welcoming you on one of our first aid courses.
• Comfortable clothes, suitable for rolling around the floor in and getting dirty.
• Warm/waterproof clothing & footwear (including hat & gloves) all courses have outdoor elements of first aid/ casualty management.
• Please also bring clean footwear for indoor use.
• Packed lunch and drink.
• Pen and paper for notes.
Health & Safety: Please inform the First Aid trainer of any details of medical conditions, allergies or personal issues you think we need to know about.
• First Aid training is practical and active. We would normally expect participants to be capable of kneeling, bending, lying down, performing simulated CPR and able to take a full and active part by acting as casualties for both the trainer/s and each other.
• If you feel uncomfortable or have any concerns whatsoever please do not hesitate to inform our experienced trainer/s who may well have a strategy for helping you throughout the course.
• Payment Enclose the full fee of £69, Cheque payable to Richard Hathway
• Send to: Richard Hathway , 2 West Close, West Buckland, Devon EX32 0ST

• Pay by bank transfer: Richard Hathway Sort Code: 09-06-66 Account No: 41786971 (Santander)
Or Invoices should be paid within 10 working days of issue or an additional 10% surcharge will be added.
Attendance/Assessment In order to meet the assessment standards of the course, it is essential that candidates attend every session and are punctual. You will be assessed on the ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when a simulated emergency occurs and to deal with a casualty/ casualties.

Certification All of our courses are accredited through Rescue Emergency Care (REC). Rescue Emergency Care (REC) is a well known and respected first aid training organisation founded in the mid 1980s by Dr Robert Phillips while working in remote healthcare and adventure rescue services. REC was set up to provide a comprehensive and flexible training programme that extends the competency of the participants. This unique style of first aid training has been delivered by REC trainers throughout the UK and Europe for over 30 years.
Emergency First Aid at Work EFAW (6 hours) and First Aid at Work FAW (3 days) MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF the HSE Regulations and is valid for 3 years. I.E The ability to maintain statutory first aid requirements for a place of work according to HSE ’81 and ’97 regulations.
On successful completion of the course, the relevant paperwork is submitted, by the trainer to REC for verification. Certificates will normally be issued within three to four weeks of completion of the course, PROVIDING that full payment has been received.
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Emergency First Aid at Work - A one day (minimum 6 hours teaching time) course. The course is for statutory and workplace needs. The EFAW course is designed to introduce a systematic method of first aid for managing casualties. The course is a balance of learning and practical intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes:

  • The fundamental workings of the body, in particular, the heart, lungs and airway
  • Recognising the difference between – healthy; ill; injured
  • Recording the baseline measurements of the vital body functions
  • Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
  • Covers the HSE syllabus for emergency first aiders at work according to the ’81 and ’97 regulations and the UK and European Resuscitation guidelines

The Content

First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques. 

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:
Understand the role of the first-aider, including reference to: 

  • the importance of preventing cross infection
  • the need for recording incidents and accidents
  • use of available equipment
  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizures)
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).

Includes AED (automated external defilbrillator) practical training.

The Qualification

  • Emergency First Aid at Work meets the requirements of the HSE Regulations and is valid for 3 years
  • Ability to maintain statutory first aid requirements for a place of work according to HSE ’81 and ’97 regulations

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