Day 2 – Today we are running day one of our three day First Aid at Work course for Maldon District Council staff.
Content of the course is structed to meet the statutory standards specified by the Health and Safety Executive (First Aid) Regulations (1981). However, there are a range of ‘advanced’ subjects included to further ensure participants are competent first aiders.
Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
Legalities, recording and reporting
Incident assessment and personal protective equipment
Resuscitation with the use of an AED (adult and paediatric)
Recognition and management of an unconscious casualty
Recognition and management of choking (adult and paediatric)
Recognition and management of severe external bleeding
Recognition and management of a casualty in shock
Recognition and management of minor injuries and illness (including wound care, bandaging, fainting, nose bleeds, head injury, minor allergies, eye injury and bites/stings)
Recognition and management of fractures, dislocations, sprains/strains and spinal injuries
Recognition and management of major medical emergencies (heart attack, stroke, asthma, seizures/epilepsy and diabetes)
Management of trauma related emergencies (spinal, chest and head injuries)
Recognition and management of burns and scalds
Recognition and management of sudden poisoning and overdose
Recognition and management of a casualty with anaphylaxis (including administration of an Epi-Pen)
The delivery of the course will include a practical, hands-on approach through the use of scenarios and skills stations. Each learner will receive an up-to-date training manual and a host of additional resources needed to engage, support and coach each student.
Additional topics can be included if appropriate to your work place and subject to agreement.
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