Sapira™ 4 - EFAW Emergency First Aid at Work (6 hours)

Roles, Responsibilities, Policies and Plans

First Response, Implementing First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Choking, Approaching a casualty

Course Description

Developed in association with our partner First4Aid, this 6 hour basic first aid course complies with the minimum requirements of the HSE accreditation, Emergency First Aid at Work. For organisations wishing to comply with the minimum legislative requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 this course ticks the box.

Please note: This course is only delivered at your site we do not run open courses as we believe it important to tailor each course to your site conditions.

Who should attend?

  • Members of staff who wish to become accredited as First Aiders
  • All Senior Managers responsible for spill contingency planning
  • Spill Team Leaders and members of the Spill Team


Benefits to Your Business

  • Spill/Incident and First Aid Training is integrated in a more cohesive way ensuring that First Aid and First Aiders understand the hazards involved in dealing with a casualty in a low risk environment
  • Correct use and selection of First Aid products
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Typical Course Cost £650[1]
(Min 6 Max 12 Delegates)

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will :

  • Understand what their initial response to an incident should be
  • Understand the role of a First Aider including basic hygiene
  • Approaching and assessing a casualty within any incident
    • Clearing the airway
    • Recovery Position
    • Alternative ventilation procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy & Seizures
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Minor Injuries
  • Shock Management
  • First Aid Kits
  • Accident and Incident Recording


Equipment and Room Requirements

  • Data Projector
  • TV Video
  • Blackboard or Chalkboard
  • Conference Table & Chairs


Practical Exercise

Each delegate taking part in this exercise should have his own set of PPE which is dedicated for use in spill response.
PPE supplied should be appropriate for the onsite chemical inventory that delegates are likely to encounter.


Delegates will be provided with worksheets but should bring their own writing materials


6 hours



[1] Sapira reserve the right to update and modify the course content and/or fee as required. This course outline is indicative. As a part of our continuous improvement programme, the course will be adjusted as deemed appropriate prior to each delivery in response to pre course evaluation and or changes to regulations.