Date: 5th 12th 19th January 2023
Tutor: Carraig Safety Consultants
Venue: Day 1 and Day 2 will be online Day 3 will be classroom based
Time: 9.15 – 5
Investment: €195 per person
DAY 1 (12th ) AND DAY 2 (19th) OF THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE.
DAY 3 (21st)WILL BE HELD IN OUR CLASSROOM IN CARLOW GATEWAY BUSINESS CENTRE
The Current Legislation Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 states that each workplace should carry out a risk assessment, identifying hazards and assessing risk. Each workplace should consider the numbers employed, the nature of the work, the severity of the hazard, level of accidents, size and location of the workplace, number of employees, working hours i.e. shift work and the distance from external medical services and decide how many First Aiders are required.
Commercial benefits for Qualified First Aiders:
- Employees gain safety & health awareness.
- Gain a sense of achievement.
- Complies with your legal responsibility under the Safety Health and Welfare at work Act
- Reduces lost working days by employees injured at work.
Responsibilities of a first- aider- Diagnosis and principles of treatment
The Nervous System
Shock – Fainting Unconsciousness
Patient Approach Examination of Casualty
Recovery Position Asphyxia and its causes
Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation practical Treatment of foreign bodies and AED
Examination of the eye
Burns and Scalds
Chemical splashes Blood and the circulation
Wounds and bleeding Control of bleeding
Dressings and bandages Fractures – causes, types, signs and symptoms
Sprains, strains and dislocation Crush injuries
General rules for treatment
Dressing and bandaging fractures Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
Emergency First Aid Kits – contents Revision – practical; any requested subject
Certification will last 2 years.