Emergency First Aid at Work - HABC
Duration 1 day
This course is accredited by the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) and succeeds the HSE-accredited course of the same name. It qualifies participants as First Aiders. The course is certificated for three years with annual updates strongly recommended.
- 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
- First aid to a casualty who is: choking; bleeding; suffering from shock
- Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
Methods of Delivery
Delegates will be encouraged to demonstrate their existing level of knowledge in the subject throughout the session, and will have an opportunity to role-play and practice the various first aid techniques. A course handout will be issued to delegates to guide the learning and for future reference.
- Learning Objectives
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Gain an understanding of accident reporting
- Practical training on how to assist a casualty in the event of an emergency
- Be shown an assessment of a casualty - including recovery position
- Learn to deal with an unconscious casualty; administer CPR; use bandaging
- Develop an understanding of the treatment of minor injuries
Anyone designated an appointed person or in a role requiring this level of first aid cover. It can also be used to update previous certification.
Delegates must inform of any injury, illness, physical impairment or pregnancy due to the mandatory practical elements of the course. Loose, comfortable and non-revealing clothing is advised for safety, comfort and preservation of dignity.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate from the HABC accredited body.
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