Training Programmes

First Aid Responder

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

Book Here: https://bit.ly/3cf8WRe

DAY 1 (5th ) AND DAY 2 (12th) OF THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE.

DAY 3 (19th  )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.

 

Course Content

Responsibilities of a first- aider- Diagnosis and principles of treatment

The Nervous System

Head Injuries

Shock – Fainting Unconsciousness

Patient Approach Examination of Casualty

Recovery Position Asphyxia and its causes

Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation practical Treatment of foreign bodies and AED

Poisoning

Examination of the eye

Burns and Scalds

Corrosive injuries

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.

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