Cardiac First Response: The chain of survival; calling for an ambulance, starting CPR and using a Defibrillator.
Wounds and Bleeding: How to deal with blood injuries, how to recognise different types of -wounds and how to treat them, minimising the consequences of internal bleeding.
Altered levels of consciousness how to treat shock and the recovery position. Treating a casualty with loss of consciousness.
Musculoskeletal Injuries: Treatment of broken bones, sprains, strains and dislocations.
Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock: causes and treatment of burns, electric shock & electrocution, poisoning.
On completion of this Occupational First Aid course participants will be able to provide necessary first aid within the workplace, deal with emergencies and implement essential life saving skills (apply CPR and use Automated External Defibrillator) as required by the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.