First aid in the workplace can save lives. In addition to safeguarding your employees health and well being and being a legal requirement, first aid training can also reduce the associated costs of injury to your business.
Which means first aid training can actually save your business money.
But deciding which course you need can sometimes be a challenge. Do you know the difference between a First Aid at Work course and an Emergency First Aid at Work Course?
If you understand you need a trained first aider at work but are unsure which course you need then please give our team a call. We can help.
This qualification is suitable for all staff who work in a high risk business, where the risk assessment has indicated the higher level of first aid cover is needed. It is ideal for the private and public sectors.
Suitable for ‘nominated’ persons responsible for first aid provisions in low risk businesses or for people who provide support for qualified first aiders within larger organisations.
Suitable for staff who have already completed the full first aid at work course and are requiring an update of their certificate. It is ideal for all who want to update their accredited qualification.
Suitable for staff who have already completed the full first aid at work course and are requiring annual refresher training. Ideal for all who want to keep up to date with the latest guidelines and to practice their existing first aid skills.
Employers have a legal obligation under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 to provide suitable first-aid equipment, facilities and personnel to enable immediate assistance to be given to staff if they are injured or become ill at work. This includes training staff in the appropriate first aid skills.