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PHECC 3-Days FAR (First Aid Response) Course
Introduction
 

First Aid at work is of paramount importance. Chapter 2 of Part 7 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations (S.I. No. 299 of 2007) concerning first aid at workstate that Employers have a duty to provide first-aid equipment at all places of work where working conditions require it. Depending on the size and/or specific hazards of undertaking or establishment, trained Occupational First-Aiders must also be provided. Information must be provided to employees and/or safety representatives as regards first-aid facilities and arrangements in place.

AimOccupational First Aid

After the course delegates should be able:

  •  To increase awareness of possible accidents.
  •  To identify an accident that requires first-aid treatment.
  •  To learn techniques to apply first-aid.
  •  To optimise performance and health in the workplace.
Validation and Recertification


PHECC FAR (First-Aid Response) certification is valid for 2 years at which point recertification is required.

Thereafter, the First Aider will receive a certificate from the registered training provider for 2 yearly refresher training as per PHECC Requirements.

Existing FAR First-Aid Responders who do the 2 days refresher training and assessment based on the PHECC Standard will be entitled to a PHECC FAR (First-Aid Response) certificate. They will not need to do the full 3-day course. This is recognition of prior learning.

What is the maximum number of learners/trainees to an instructor:


8 at the moment.This is to ensure learners have sufficient time to develop first aid skills. 

The FETAC Occupational First-Aid modules covers:Occupational First Aid
 
  • First-Aid in the workplace
  • Patient Assessments
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Cardiac First Response (AED/Aspirin administration)
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Altered levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Medical Emergencies (Stroke, Heart Attacks, Epilepsy, Asthma, Diabetes)
  • Burns, scalds, chemicals and electric shock.
Course Benefits
 

Compliance with Safety Regulations, effective Safety Statement, reduced absenteeism, increased protection to employees, visitors, suppliers, contractors, etc., possible insurance benefits and increased morale to trained staff.

 

 

 

Instructors:
All Instructors registered are with a PHECC Recognised Institution
Min. Number to an Instructor:
6
Max. Number to an Instructor:
8 Delegates
Course Dates:
Wednesday 14th - Friday 16th August 2019
Course Venue:
Crystal Safety Services Training Centre, Clonroad Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare
Course Times:
09:00 - 16:30 daily
Course Duration:
3 days
Registration:
Personal Details including PPS number
Certification For:
PHECC FAR certification for 2 Years