First Aid at Work in Sheffield

First aid at work in Sheffield – HSE approved

First Aid Courses SheffieldThe Health and Safety at Work (First aid regulations) 1981, require employers carry out a risk assessment in their workplace of first aid requirements. Employers must provide suitable first aid provision. Including trained personnel, first aid equipment and facilities so that emergency care can be given immediately to any casualties. If your staff have participated in a course in first aid at work in Sheffield. They have the highest level and quality of training that the Health and Safety Executive currently offer.

We can deliver First aid at work in Sheffield  on site at  at your workplace. We are flexible regarding any start times for the training and will also deliver training courses on weekends. The training days do not necessarily have to be consecutive. The training must take place over a minimum of 3 days.

Course content for first aid at work in Sheffield

  • First Aid regulations and practice – provision of First Aid in the workplace
  • Responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Initial assessment – unconscious casualty, no breathing, no pulse
  • Conditions causing hypoxia / choking
  • Electrical injuries
  • Asthma / Hyperventilation
  • Problems affecting circulation – Stroke, Fainting, Heart attacks
  • Wounds / Treatment of bleeding – symptoms, sighs, general treatment, internal bleeding
  • Unconsciousness – causes and management
  • Medical conditions – diabetes, epilepsy
  • Head injuries – concussion, compression
  • Skull fractures – skeleton and soft tissue injuries
  • Upper body fractures, fractured spine
  • Lower limb injuries. Injuries to muscles and joints
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning and harmful substances
  • Burns, scalds, effects of cold and heat
  • Moving  a casualty
  • Practical knowledge and performance assessment
  • Course debrief

Full Course details can be found at 3 Day First Aid at Work

Assessment for First aid at work in Sheffield

The course requires that each candidate successfully completes an assessment. Once successfully completed, the candidate is issued with a first aid at work certificate. If you complete a first aid at work course in Sheffield the qualification is valid for 3 years.

If you require further information or would like to book a course please contact us on 0800 774 7034 or email ourselves at info@gkfirstaidtraining.co.uk