Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

Course Info

Course Duration: 1 Day
Attendees: 1-12
Pre-requisites: None

Intended For

Anyone that works in a low risk environment where there are minimal hazards or where your risk assessment identifies this course to be the most appropriate.



Refresher Period

3 Yearly

Recommended Progression

3 Day First Aid at Work Qualification

Course Aims

Enable the emergency first aider to render the initial help necessary to give a casualty treatment for sudden injury or illness, until more professional help arrives.

Course Summary

  • 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 of 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).

Available Dates

  1. Fri, 24th Nov 2023 at 8:30am
    Duration 1 Day


10 Caputhall Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8AS