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First Aid At Work HSE in Plymouth, Devon

The First Aid at Work training course aims to train employees up to the standard required by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for the Purpose of the Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981.

New First Aid Legislation - October 2013

As of the 1st October 2013 the Health and Safety Executive is no longer required to formally approve first aid training and qualifications for the workplace. The law still states that employers should provide adequate and appropriate equipment and personnel to provide assistance to injured or ill colleagues, and provide trained first aiders based on their own needs assessment, this has not changed. The HSE will still ensure a standard of first aid training for the workplace is maintained.

A Provider You Can Trust

You must ensure that where your needs assessment indicates you need first aiders, they receive 
training that will teach them the necessary first aid skills and leave them feeling confident that 
they could respond to an emergency. To guarantee this, you should pick a training provider you can trust.

British Red Cross First Aid at Work Training

All public First Aid at Work training courses listed on this website are delivered by the British Red Cross. The British Red Cross is a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. They are the one of the worlds leading first aid training organisations delivering first aid courses of the highest quality and standard to some of the worlds leading organisations.

What Will Attendees Learn?

On completion of the First Aid at Work course, candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills from the First Aid Training Manual. These topics include;

  • The Aims and Priorities of First Aid
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Protection From Infection
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Recognition of Illness
  • Site Survey
  • Transport of Casualties
  • Basic Life Support
  • Poisoning
  • Miscellaneous Conditions
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Casualty Examination
  • Head Injuries
  • Chain of Survival
  • Concussion
  • Communication and Delegation
  • Compression
  • Stroke
  • Legal framework
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Record Keeping
  • Bone, Joint and Muscle injuries
  • Drowning
  • Shock
  • Electric Shock
  • Unconscious Casualties
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Smoke, Gas and Chemicals
  • Angina
  • Recovery Position
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart Attack
  • Crush Injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Effects of Heat and Cold
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Control of Bleeding 

Entry Requirements

Please ensure all delegates are free of any condition that will prohibit them from participating fully during the practical aspects of the course.

Examination and Assessment

On completion of First Aid at Work training courses, candidates will be assessed in Practical and Theory aspects of First Aid to the required standard. Successful completion of the First Aid at Work assessment will result in the award of a ‘First Aid At Work’ certificate in line with Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981.

Certificate Renewal

The First Aid at Work certificate will be valid for three years and should be renewed by attending a two-day First Aid at Work Refresher course before the expiry date of the First Aid at Work certificate. Certificates are issued by the British Red Cross a couple of weeks after the completion date of this first aid course.

If you're looking for a more basic level of first aid training please view the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification. The course is just one day in duration and will teach attendees the basics of first aid in the workplace.

On-Site Training

If you have a group of individuals requiring the First Aid at Work training, we can arrange to deliver the course on-site or at you premises. The maximum number of delegate per instructor is twelve, however if you have more delegates requiring the training and your venue is suitable we can provide additional instructors on the same day, alternatively at a later date.

Make an enquiry for the On Site First Aid at Work course to be held at a venue of your choice.

Customer testimonials

  • "We used Envico to book a first aid at work course, we were provided with a number of different course dates and training locations to choose from. We received the course information the next day and completed the course the following week! They made the process very simple and straight forward, we would definitely use them again"
  • "Envico have arranged to carry out on-site first aid training on several occasions. This training is to a very high standard. We have never yet had anyone fail the course. Will definitely be using them again in the future"

Course Details

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First Aid At Work HSE

Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AN

16 May 2011 - 18 May 2011
09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Cost Per Delegate.
£253.00 +VAT

Registration Closes On...
16 May 2011

NOTE: All bookings must be made online.

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