First Aid Courses

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Basic First Aid

Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to:

1 Describe the basic principles underpinning health and safety, to  include the concepts of prevention of risks and protection against hazards

2 Describe health and safety related issues in a familiar work or learning environment in the context of the tools, equipment and associated documentation

3 Define both employer and employee responsibilities for a familiar work or learning environment with regard to health and safety and accident prevention by referring to appropriate health and safety legislation for Ireland

4 Identify existing and potential health hazards and safety hazards in a familiar work or learning environment including who could be affected by the hazard and how

5 Group hazards by type, including physical, electrical, mechanical, chemical, psychological, and work related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs)

6 Give examples of ergonomic risks in a familiar work or learning environment

7 Demonstrate the correct method of using a fire blanket and fire fighting equipment

8 Participate in a fire drill following procedures correctly

9 Describe the procedures to be taken following an accident, including completion of the appropriate documentation and knowledge of roles and responsibilities

Course Details:

Duration:    3-4 days. 24 hours of training

Candidates per Course: 8

Certificate: Valid for 2 years.

Accreditation:  Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. First Aid Certificate which complies with the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 & General Applications Regulations 2007 is awarded to the participant.

Examples of areas covered in the course include the following;

 

  • Principals of First Aid ●Heart & Circulation ●Heart Attacks ●Stroke (CVA) ●Soft Tissue Injuries ●Asthma ●Scene Management ●Bleeding & Wounds ●Adult CPR
  • Eye Injuries ●Burns ●Spinal Injuries ●Casualty Assessment ●Respiratory System ●Fainting ●Sprains ●Diabetes ●First Aid Equipment ●Choking ●Head Injuries
  • Fractures ●Epilepsy

 

Each course will be streamlined to suit the workplace environment that the participants are working in.

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