First Response, Implementing ICE, Risk Assessment, PPE & Spill Kits

Course Description

Developed in association with our partner First4Aid, this 18 hour course complies with the minimum requirements of the HSE accreditation, Emergency First Aid at Work but, also covers the basics of Spill/Incident response as well. The aim is to reduce the effects of injury or illness suffered as a result of a spill incident as well as providing an effective First Aid at Work Course. For companies developing a spill response resource and wishing to comply with the minimum legislative requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 this course ticks both boxes. The EFAW training, embedded within the course, enables a first-aider, or perhaps several members of the spill/incident team to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work. Where the work involves hazards such as chemicals or dangerous machinery, or special hazards such as hydrofluoric acid or confined spaces, first-aid requirements will be greater. In these circumstances we would recommend our more advanced 3 day First Aid at Work for Spill Response Course.

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 incident management
  • Spill Team Leaders and members of the Spill Team

Benefits to Your Business

  • Improved response to Incidents and Emergencies
  • Spill Contingency Plan correctly conceived and First Aid integrated within your Emergency Response
  • Correct use and selection of First Aid products
  • Integration of health, safety and environmental systems

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be competent in:

  • providing emergency first aid at work:
    • understanding the role of the first aider;
    • referring to the use of available equipment;
    • recognising the need to record incidents and actions;
    • understanding the importance of basic hygiene in first aid procedures;
    • assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly, effectively in an emergency;
    • administering first aid to someone who is unconscious;
    • administering first aid to someone who is having a seizure;
    • administering cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
    • administering first aid to someone with a wound or bleeding injury;
    • administering first aid to someone who is in shock;
    • administering first aid to a casualty who is choking;
    • providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
  • recognising the presence of major illness and applying general first aid principles in its management
  • demonstrating the correct first aid management of:
    • soft tissue injuries;
    • injuries to bones including suspected spinal injuries;
    • chest injuries;
    • burns and scalds;
    • eye injuries;
    • sudden poisoning;
    • anaphylactic shock.