First Aid at Work for Maldon District Council

Day 1 – Today we are running day one of our three day First Aid at Work course for Maldon District Council staff.

Teaching Content

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.

Subjects included:
 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.

For more information, please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

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Telephone 01206 299441th
Mobile 07833 696198

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