Work at Height Emergency First Aid

For people working in remote areas who may be required to administer first aid.

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Provides all the practical skills and knowledge from making initial assessment to administering first aid to recording and reporting incidents.

Work at Height Emergency First Aid course covering the requirements of Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), followed by AED and casualty care training.

This course provides the certificate of Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) along with practical skills required to care for the casualty during the rescue procedures.

The elements covered over the two day work at height emergency first aid training course include:

  • The skills and role required of the first aider including the use of available equipment and the recording of incidents and actions
  • Basic hygiene required for first aid procedures
  • Assessment of the situation and circumstances in order to be able to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Assessment of the casualty, including their neurological state and possible disability arising from head injury or spinal injury
  • The need for and means achieving prompt and effective communication with the emergency services
  • Recognition and monitoring of Hyper/Hypo thermia
  • The effects of Orthostatic intolerance in a suspended casualty

Practical skills covered include:

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation – CPR
  • AED use and limitations
  • Primary and secondary surveys
  • Airway management
  • Injury assessment and bleeding control
  • Spinal management techniques
  • Use of splints to provide immobilisation for fractures and dislocations
  • Packaging and moving a casualty – including use of spine board and stretcher

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

The course certificate is valid for a three year period, after which participants will need to revalidate their training. It is however advised that participants refresh their training every 12 months.

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Course Details

Duration: 2 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements:
  • This course is not intended to teach the elementary use of fall protection equipment. It is essential that all participants are already competent in such use, including understanding how to fit and use a harness, the need for safe connection at all times and the use of an energy absorbing lanyard. Participants will be required to produce suitable valid and in-date certification prior to acceptance on the course i.e. Telecom Climber, WTG Climber, Rope access, use of fall protection equipment.
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:8
Course Code: TSK2U
Assessment: Practical and written
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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