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  • Emergency First Aid at Work

    Created: 17/10/2017

    When: 6.00pm-9.00pm, Monday 15 January 2018
    Where: New Volunteer House, 16 East FergusPlace, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
    Costs
    Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) 60.00 per person
    Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are 75.00 per person


    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    This course takes place over 2 half-day sessions on the 15 and 22 January 2018 from 6.00pm-9.00pm.

    Who should attend?  Staff who work in lower hazard environments, have fewer staff or where HSE guidelines indicate staff should be trained and hold a certificate in emergency first aid at work.

    Course Content Includes:

    • The role of the first aider;
    • Communicating with a casualty;
    • Contents of First Aid Kits (and avoiding cross-infection);
    • Recording of incidents and accidents;
    • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
    • To administer First Aid to a casualty who:
    • Is unconscious;
    • Requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
    • Is choking;
    • Is in shock;
    • Is wounded or bleeding; ◾Includes dealing with: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns & scalds, small splinters.

    Additional Information:

    IMPORTANT - CANDIDATES MUST BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PROCEDURES DETAILED IN THE COURSE OUTLINE AND MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ASSESSMENT.

    Casual, comfortable clothes should be worn.

    Accreditation Award:  Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate (valid for 3 years).

    Availability is limited to 12 places and booked on a first come first served basis.

    A minimum number of candidates is required for this course to run. FVA reserves the right to cancel this course if the minimum number is not met seven days prior to the course date.

    To book your place please e-mail [email protected].


    Contact: Valerie Wright
    Phone: 01592 760 727
    E-mail: [email protected]
    For more information visit this weblink


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