First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work @ South West Highways Limited

This comprehensive three day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. This course will give participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid.

On successful completion the learner will:‚Äč

- Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

- Be able to assess an incident

- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing/not breathing normally

- Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

- Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding

- Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock

- Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

- Be able to conduct a secondary survey

- Be able to identify injuries to bones, muscles and joints

- Be able to identify suspected head and spinal injuries

- Be able to identify suspected chest injuries

- Be able to identify burns and scalds

- Be able to identify an eye injury

- Be able to identify sudden poisoning

- Be able to identify anaphylaxis

- Be able to identify suspected major illness