First Aid

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 requires employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be administrated to employees should they become ill or injured at the workplace.

City of Derry Airport – Fire Service deliver HSENI approved First Aid at Work Courses to meet the needs of all employers and their employees in Northern Ireland.

Training available includes HSENI First Aid at Work (3 day course); HSENI Refresher First Aid at Work (2 day course) and Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day).  Candidates, who successfully complete courses, including the practical assessment, will receive a HSENI approved certificate valid for 3 years.

HSENI First Aid at Work (3 day course)

This 3 day HSENI approved training course includes:

  • Dealing with incidents
  • Using a first aid kit
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Treating a unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • Control of bleeding
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Shock

This course totals 18 hours and is best managed over 3 consecutive days however; the course can be tailored to your specific requirements, i.e. delivered over 3 weeks at one day per week.

HSENI Refresher First Aid at Work (2 day course)

This 2 day HSENI approved course is designed for persons who require requalification of their FAW certificate within 28 days of their current certificate expiry date.

The 2 day refresher First Aid at Work course totals 12 hours and is best managed over 2 consecutive days however, the course can also be delivered over 2 weeks at one day per week.

HSE Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)

This 1 day HSENI approved course is designed for a nominated person who is required to take charge in the event of illness or accident where no first aid personnel are available or it is a small low risk business. Course includes managing an emergency, contents of a first aid box, control of bleeding, resuscitation and treatment of an unconscious casualty.

The 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course totals 6 hours and is best managed over 1 day.

 

For more information on courses or to get a quote, please contact us:

E-mail:           training@cityofderryairport.com

Telephone:  028 71 813339

Or alternatively contact Gerard McCloskey on mobile number:  07730598624