First aid at work online course
Knowing the appropriate first aid at work techniques is vital for improving safety in the workplace. In this first aid blog post we discuss the most common workplace first aid injuries and medical conditions which are covered in our free online first aid courses.
We believe everyone should have basic first aid skills in the workplace. Our Basic Online First Aid course covers the following key essential online first aid at work topics:
> Incident management: workplace first aid emergencies can involve dangerous situations, therefore it is vital to have an understanding of basic incident management skills
> The unconscious patient (recovery position & CPR)
> Major bleeding and shock
Advanced first aid at work skills
More advanced workplace first aid skills are useful. Our Advanced Online First Aid course goes into more detail on the following workplace first aid topics:
> Clinical Observations: taking a pulse, respiratory rate and measuring the level of consciousness of a patient
> Documentation: this is incredibly important in first aid at work. Knowing how to document first aid situations is vital.
> Medical conditions
> Traumatic injuries
Using a defibrillator in the workplace
Many workplaces now have a defibrillator (often an AED – automated external defibrillator. AEDs can be used by anyone! Our online AED course raises awareness of defibrillators and covers the practical aspects of using a defibrillator.