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FETAC Occupational First Aid

(QQI) FETAC Occupational First Aid Course


Did you know?  Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, that all employers must have a minimum number of Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace.  This minimum number of First Aiders must be based on a written risk assessment.

From the 31st May 2018 First Aid Response Education and Training Standard (FAR) is the new minimum Occupational First Aid qualification for all workplace first aiders.  The Chris Mee Group is a leading provider of PHECC First Aid courses.

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Course Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Deal with emergencies while awaiting the arrival of emergency services
  • Implement essential life-saving skills if required

Course Contents

Topics covered on this course include:
  • Responsibilities of a first aider
  • The nervous system
  • Patient approach
  • Head injuries
  • Contacting the emergency services
  • Unconsciousness
  • Examination of casualty
  • Fainting
  • Diagnosis and principles of treatment
  • Recovery position
  • Emergency first aid kits – contents
  • Epilepsy
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Diabetes
  • Asphyxia and its causes
  • Poisoning
  • Asthma
  • Fractures
  • Choking
  • Heart disease
  • Sprains, strains and dislocation
  • Crush injuries
  • Aspirin administration
  • Handling spinal injuries
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Burns and scalds
  • Defibrillator / AED
  • Chemical burns
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Electric shock
  • Examination of the eye
  • Blood and the circulation
  • General rules for treatment
  • Control of bleeding
  • Dressings and bandages

Did you know?  Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers based on a risk assessment to have a sufficient number of Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace.

 


QQI Occupational First Aid Training Course is a 3-day course intended for personnel who wish to become certified first aiders in their workplace. Topics covered in this First Aid training course include: responsibilities of a first-aider, patient approach and contacting the emergency services. Our main training centres in Ireland are in Cork and Dublin.

Having successfully completed these course you will be able to:

  • Identify the responsibilities of a first aider
  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Deal with emergencies while awaiting the arrival of emergency services
  • Implement essential life-saving skills if required
  • Master the recovery position
  • Recognise Asphyxia and its causes
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Cork Office: +353 21 497 8100

  • Every single one of us feels competent to deal with a medical emergency that may arise in Northern Trust.

    Tricia Greed, Facilities Services Coordinator, Northern Trust

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