The 2007 (General Application) Regulations specify that companies, based on risk assessment, need to have an adequate number of trained First Aid personnel available to deal with medical emergencies and injuries that may occur in the workplace.
The FAR course is the only First Aid course recognized by the Health & Safety Authority in Ireland.
This course trains students to provide effective life support intervention, diagnose and treat illness and injury and maintain maximum care of a casualty until the arrival of the emergency medical services.
This course will also include training on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the administration of Aspirin in the case of suspected heart attack.
Course Content will include:
Cardiac First Response – CPR, AED, Choking, Stroke
Medical Emergencies – Asthma, Diabetes, Seizures, Poisoning, Fainting
Injury Management & Shock – Bleeding, Bone Injuries, Sprains, Strains/Dislocations, Shock.
Dealing with Unconsciousness Casualty
Burns -Electrical Injury Care
Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
Well-Being of the First- Aid Responder
Who should attend?
Suitable staff from all companies and public services bodies requiring to provide First Aid competency as part of their safety management system.
Self-employed persons and interested members of the public.
Number of Participants:
Instructor student ratio is 1:8 for practical skills element of the course.
Length of Course:
Beginner: 3 days
Refresher: 2 days
Training Provider: Anderlift Safety Services Ltd.
This programme is being run for one of our member companies.
If this is of interest to you or indeed for any training requirements you may have please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Bookings are closed for this event.