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What are the key elements of an emergency first aid course – A guide

By October 8, 2022December 13th, 2022No Comments

Ensuring employee safety at work isn’t an easy job. It requires you to understand and adhere to the set of industrial and medical standards and offer a secure work environment for employees. Responsible employers always conduct thorough assessments to identify the potential risks and offer necessary training and resources to employees to minimise the chances of accidents or mishaps. We will help you learn about the importance of an emergency first aid course and the expectations you should set from it. 

Why should employers consider this emergency first aid course?

Employers should encourage employees to enrol for this course to strengthen their workplace safety. Providing the appropriate equipment and facilities to employees is a key responsibility for employers. It helps them ensure employees receive immediate treatment if they get injured or sick at work. 

Completing this course will allow employees to gain knowledge on emergency first aid and apply this knowledge during a crisis situation. 

What should you expect from this course?

Contents of the emergency first aid course include:

  • Role-playing scenarios
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Interactive sessions
  • A number of practical and engaging activities
  • Practical experience on different first-aid methods

During the course, the employees must be given extensive training on offering life-saving care for different medical emergencies which they might encounter at their workplace.

Skills to be covered during this course are:

  • Treating burns
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Controlling bleeding 
  • Treating shocks
  • Treating an individual who is choking
  • Using a defibrillator
  • Treating grazes, cuts, and bruises
  • Treating seizures
  • Helping a person get into the recovery position
  • Carrying out CPR, and more.

Completing our emergency first aid course

After completing both the theory and practical sessions employees will gain certification. They will also be able to handle crisis emergency situations while boosting workplace safety.

We at Safety and Health Ltd have acquired commendable industry expertise on offering a range of health and safety training programs to various organisations across different industries. All of our courses are conducted by trainers who are qualified and experienced in offering engaging and extensive lessons, while following various industry regulations. To know more about our emergency first aid courses, please contact us now and share your unique requirements.