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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
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.