Occupational First Aid QQI Level 5
The General Application Regulations 2007 are made under the Safety, Health andWelfare at Work Act 2005 (No. 10 of 2005).
Employers have a duty to provide first-aid equipment at all places of work where working conditions require it. Depending on the size or specific hazards (or both) of the place of work, trained occupational first-aiders must also be provided. Apart from some exceptions, first-aid rooms must be provided where appropriate and as indicated in this Guide.
Information must be provided to employees or safety representatives (or both) asregards the first-aid facilities and arrangements in place.
This 3 day course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to provide and co-ordinate first aid in the work-place in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (General Application) Regulations 2007: Part 7, Chapter 2: first Aid and the associated guide to those regulations. The course will ensure that employees in the workplace are aware of First Aid facilities and arrangements and to provide a recognized Occupational First Aid workplace system.
Benefits of the Course
First aid and CPR training also has practical benefits, including:
If you’re considering introducing first aid and CPR training to your workplace, contact us for advice on how to do so.
Who should apply?
Anyone interested in becoming an Occupational First Aiders in the workplace. Successful participants are certified as Occupational First Aiders in accordance with current Health & Safety Legislation.
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