Emergency First Aid for Lone Workers – ½ day ***New for 2016***

Who is this course aimed at?

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. They are: * people in fixed establishments where only one person works on the premises, e.g. in small workshops, kiosks, shops and home workers * people who work separately from others in factories, warehouses, research and training establishments, leisure centres or fairgrounds * people who work outside normal hours as cleaners, security, special production, night shift workers, maintenance and repair staff * people who work away from their home base on construction sites, in plant installation, maintenance, cleaning work, electrical repairs, lift work, painting and decorating or vehicle recovery * agricultural and forestry workers * service workers who collect rents, postal workers, home helps, community nursing staff, pest control workers, drivers, engineers, estate agents, sales representatives and similar professionals visiting domestic and commercial premises. Emergencies and lone working * lone workers should be capable of responding correctly to an emergency * emergency procedures should be in place with the worker trained to respond * lone workers should have access to a First Aid Kit or facilities * risk assessment may indicate that the lone worker needs First Aid training

Course Content

Reading View. Alt Shift A for Accessibility Help. On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to understand the role of the first aider assisting adults (puberty upwards) including reference to: * Recording of incidents and accidents * Administer first aid to a casualty who: o is unconscious o requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), including using a defibrillator o is choking or if they are choking o is bleeding o is burnt o recognising a heart attack

Assessment

practical and written assessment

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd  emma@hgta.org