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Course Detail

HS035 - First Aid at Work (3day)

This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergencies with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

Duration: 3 days - 09:00 to 17:00 (a minimum of 6 hours covered in one day).

Certification: Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. Valid for a 3 year period.

Suitability: This course is open to all QMUL permanent staff who wish to be part of the Queen Mary First Aid team and is ideal for higher or advanced level hazards (e.g. laboratory’s, workshops, working at height or with electricity) or where your needs assessment identifies a requirement to provide additional training, covering a broad syllabus including the recognition and treatment of a wider range of conditions.

Re-qualification: is to attend and successfully complete a 2-day requalification.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.
  • Be able to assess, deal with and report an incident.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is
  • breathing normally / not breathing normally
  • Be able to recognise, manage and provide first aid for illnesses and injuries in the workplace, which includes burns and bleeding. Injuries to bones and muscles. Head, spinal and chest injuries. Poisoning and anaphylaxis. Asthma and diabetes

Provided by: Health and Safety

Details

Dates: Tuesday 21 April 2020 - Thursday 23 April 2020

Venue: Queens E303 ME, Queens, Mile End

Time: 09:00 - 17:00


Tutor

  • Mrs S Mason
Bookings: To book a space, please complete the Accredited Course Request Form http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/. The form will need to be signed by the applicant’s line manager and emailed to the Health & Safety Directorate help desk at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk.

Should you need to cancel your place on the course for any reason, please contact the Health & Safety Directorate help desk at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk. Please check the non-attendance policy and possible penalties for non-attendance at http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/

External organisations: This course is open to external organisations. Please note that our courses are geared towards QMUL arrangements and there is normally a fee chargeable. Please complete the training request form available here http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/ and email it to hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk.

Further Information: If you require any further details please contact the Health & Safety Directorate at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk