ALS-Envex: HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)


Course Title:

Emergency First Aid at Work

Course Reference:

HS03

In-house or public:

In-house

Accrediting organisation:

Certificated by Envex

Description:

Introduction

This course is designed for smaller workplaces that present few health and safety risks where a nominated person is required to take charge in the event of illness or accident. EFAW training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work. Fully qualified First Aiders at Work (FAW) in larger organisations can also benefit from additional support from Appointed Persons.

Up to 10 delegates can attend which equates to £59.50 each!

Suitable for

This course is suitable for staff in shops and offices where there are a small number of people in the workplace. The usual number of employees is less than twenty-five and hazard risk is assessed as low. This course is designed to teach delegates essential life-saving training prior to the arrival of an ambulance and is ideal for people involved in shops and offices, working with a small number of employees. A certificate of competency is issued to delegates who perform to a satisfactory standard. It is recommended that this course is undertaken annually.

Learning Objectives

Successful completion of training programme, the delegate will be able to:

  • understand the role of the first aider including   reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection; the need for recording incidents and actions; 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 seizure);
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries   (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).

Exam Format

Multiple-choice paper

 Programme Outline

  • Course Introduction and Administration
  • First Aid Basics
  • Incident Management
  • Primary Assessment
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Resuscitation – including an introduction to the AED
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Wounds and Bleeding; Poisoning; Burns ; Fractures ;   Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) ; Stroke ; Diabetes ; Adult Seizures ;   Asthma ; Anaphylaxis
  • Regulations
  • Course Summary

Difficulty:

Introductory

Location:

At the client’s premises or an agreed off-site location (subject to agreed costs)

Course dates:

Please phone 01375 673279 for dates. In-house courses: Date, time and venue specified by you.

Duration:

1 Day

Fee:

£595 plus VAT (covers attendance of up to 10 people which equates to £59.50 each!)

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ALS-Envex
49 Lampits Hill
Corringham
Stanford-le-Hope
Essex
SS17 9AA
Tel: +44(0)1375 673279
Fax: +44(0)1375 678059
Email: enquiries@als-envex.co.uk
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