Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Course
First Aid for Churches Training Service
Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) is designed for low-risk workplaces. It can also be used for staff required to be emergency first aiders or to support a designated first aider trained via the First Aid at Work course. The syllabus is set by the Health & Safety Executive and includes ■ understand the role of the first-aider, including reference to: – the importance of preventing cross infection; – the need for recording incidents and actions; – use of available equipment; ■ assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency; ■ administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure); ■ administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator; ■ administer first aid to a casualty who is choking; ■ administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding; ■ administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock; ■ provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
All learners will receive a certificate valid for three years, an 'Emergency First Aid Made Easy' manual, resuscitation face shield and a training bandage.
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