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EOSH UK Level 3 Award in First Aid at work

(EOSH - Environmental Occupational Safety and Health)

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Overview

The Level-3 Award in First Aid at Work is an extensive training program designed to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge and skills to act as a qualified first aider in the workplace. This course goes beyond the Level-2 Emergency First Aid at Work and covers a wider range of medical emergencies, injuries, and illnesses that can occur in a workplace setting. Participants will learn advanced first aid techniques, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), wound management, fracture immobilization, and more. The training focuses on equipping participants with the competence and confidence to effectively assess situations, make appropriate decisions, and administer necessary first aid interventions.

Duration

The qualification has recommended course duration of 7 days.
Note: However the course duration may be increased to meet additional learning needs if required but not reduced.

Modules

• Legal requirements and responsibilities of a workplace first aider
• Assessing and managing an incident
• Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults, children, and infants
• Automated external defibrillator (AED) operation and use
• First aid for choking and airway obstruction
• Recognition and management of shock and circulatory emergencies
• First aid for wounds, bleeding, and trauma
• Fracture and dislocation management and immobilization techniques
• Head and spinal injuries: assessment and first aid interventions
• Managing burns, scalds, and chemical exposures
• First aid for eye injuries and foreign body removal
• Recognizing and responding to medical emergencies, such as heart attacks and strokes
• Managing allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
• First aid for seizures, diabetes, and epilepsy
• Communication and coordination during workplace incidents.

Assessment

This qualification is evaluated using assessments and Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ). To receive this qualification, the learner must pass both tests with a certain percentage.

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