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Health & Safety

Protecting your investment

We now offer a Health & Safety course!

 The management of the health and safety at work regulations 1999

The main requirement for employers is to carry out risk assessment. Employers with 5 or more employees need to record the significant findings of the risk assessment.

 

The health and safety (first aid) regulations 1981 (1982 in Northern Ireland)

The health and safety regulations act requires employers to provide appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.

First Aid at work provision

You should liase with management and other first aiders to ensure

 

. There is an adequate number of first aiders and emergency first aiders in place

. Appropriate equipment, kits and facilities are available

. A system is in place for incident and accident reporting

When deciding the first aid requirements for their business, employers should refer to the HSE’s L74 guidance on the first aid regulations.

 

Range of Subjects Covered for health & safety for schools/college

  • What Is First Aid?
  • First Aid Kits
  • D.R.A.B.C.
  • C.P.R. (Chest Compressions & Recue Breaths)
  • Recovery Position
  • Using an A.E.D.
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Wound & Bleeding Control
  • Fractures & Dislocations
  • Head Injuries
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

Health and safety at work

It is a requirement of the Health and Safety Law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your assessment of first aid needs highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable highly trained personnel.

This comprehensive three day course covers a wide range of first aid and emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course.

This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of first aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

 

Course Duration

A minimum 18 hours (spread over at least 3 days) contact in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre- course reading may be required.

Course Content

  • Legalities, Responsibilities and Reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Primary/Secondary Survey
  • Fractures and Spinal Injuries
  • Resuscitation
  • Disorders of Respiration
  • Adult Basic Life Support
  • Foreign Objects
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Minor Burns and Scalds
  • Epilepsy
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Head Injuries
  • Heart Attacks
  • Bandaging
  • Stroke
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Poisoning
  • Choking
  • Eye Injuries
  • Facial Injuries

Certification

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 certificate will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

 Numbers per Course

Maximum 12 students (Minimum age 16 years)

 

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