The EFAW course involves at least 6 hours of training run over either 1 day or multiple shorter sessions.
The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) recommends that all low-risk workplaces have staff with an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification on duty and high-risk workplaces have staff with First Aid at Work qualifications.
This course can be tailored to any relevant situation to make it relevant to your workplace, for example:
Also suitable for those teams working in low hazard environments, such as: shops, offices, administration, light construction, hotels and catering.
Theoretical training and practical scenarios are used together to incrementally develop skills throughout the course. Come prepared to be active and participate in progressive scenario practice.
The Emergency First Aid at Work course is presented and designed to show participants to be able to administer first aid, in a training environment, to injured or ill persons.
During the course you will be taught the roles and responsibilities of a First Aider, as such you will be able to assess an incident ensuring the management of the casualty: be that an injured person who is unresponsive and not breathing and an injured person who is breathing normally.
During the First Aid Training course we will cover:
Under the Health & Safety Regulation (First Aid) 1981, it is suggested that for every 25-50 employees there should be at least 1 EFAW-trained first aider.
The qualification is valid for three years.
Our Instructors at First Aid Lincoln exceed the HSE Employers Due Diligence requirements for first aid training providers.
We are also members of the Federation of First Aid industry Board..