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First Aid for Appointed Persons

Programme Overview

This course is suitable for the appointed person to comply with the Health and Safety First Aid  Regulations 1981. The course will run a minimum of 4 hours and covers duties and responsibilities of the appointed person as well as emergency first aid as recommended by the HSE.

Course Objectives

The course includes:

  • The duties of an ‘Appointed Person’
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • First aid for the unconscious casualty
  • First aid for the wounded or bleeding

Course Content

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to:

  • Manage a first aid incident.
  • Demonstrate the recovery position.
  • Demonstrate cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (mouth to mouth).
  • Demonstrate how to manage a heart attack.
  • Demonstrate how to deal with breathing problems.
  • Demonstrate how to deal with bleeding.
  • Demonstrate how to deal with suspected broken bones.
  • Understand the importance of the first aid kit and the accident book.

This course uses a structured series of lively and interesting case studies, exercises and practical skills activities that will reinforce your learning.

The course is available exclusively for your organisation and can be tailored to your exact needs. Please contact us to get more information or call 01656 644300 to speak to one of our advisors.