Management
ARUN HEALTH SAFETY SERVICES
Requirement
The    Health    and    Safety    (First-Aid)    Regulations    1981    -    Regulation    3    Duty    Of Employer To Make Provision For First-Aid advises that; 1. Employers    have    a    legal    duty    to    make    arrangements    to    ensure    their employees   receive   immediate   attention   if   they   are   injured   or   taken   ill   at   work.   It doesn’t   matter   whether   the   injury   or   illness   is   caused   by   the   work   they   do,   what is   important   is   that   they   receive   immediate   attention   and   that   an   ambulance   is called in serious cases. 2. First-aid   provision   must   be   ‘adequate   and   appropriate   in   the   circumstances’. This   means   that   sufficient   first-aid   equipment,   facilities   and   personnel   should   be available at all times, taking account of alternative working patterns, to: give   immediate   assistance   to   casualties   with   both   common   injuries   or illnesses and those likely to arise from specific hazards at work; summon an ambulance or other professional help . Solution With   the   National   Examination   Board   in   Occupational   Safety   and   Health   NEBOSH Level   3   Certificate   in   Occupational   Health   and   Safety   AHSS   is   able   to   provide, after    a    risk    assessment    to    advise    on    first    aid    requirements    that    should    be arranged by organisation.

Training

Requirement The    Health    and    Safety    (First-Aid)    Regulations    1981    -    Regulation    3    Duty    of employer to make provision for first-aid advises that; 1 . an   employer   shall   provide,   or   ensure   that   there   is   provided,   such   number   of suitable   persons   as   is   adequate   and   appropriate   in   the   circumstances   for rendering   first-aid   to   his   employees   if   they   are   injured   or   become   ill   at work;   and   for   this   purpose   a   person   shall   not   be   suitable   unless   he   has undergone   such   training   and   has   such   qualifications   as   may   be   appropriate in the circumstances of that case 2 . The training referred to above must; 1. include suitable and sufficient instruction and training on the appropriate precautions and actions to be taken by the employee in order to safeguard himself and other relevant persons on the premises; 2. be repeated periodically where appropriate; 3. be adapted to take account of any new or changed risks to the safety of the employees concerned; 4. be provided in a manner appropriate to the risk identified by the risk assessment; and 5. take place during working hours.
First Aid at Work (18 hours) Introduction and course objectives What is a first aider Protecting from infection Dealing with a casualty Action at an emergency Assessing a casualty Mechanisms of injury Primary Survey Secondary Survey The unconscious casualty Respiratory problems Wounds, bandaging and circulation Bone, joint and muscle injuries Nervous system problems Burns and scolds Heart conditions Diabetes Poisoning Eye injuries Effects of heat and cold

Risk Assessment

Requirement
Solution A   risk   assessment   completed   by   AHSS   will   follow   the   5   Step   methodology,   as required   by   the   Health   and   Safety   Executive,   and   on   completion   will   provide   a detailed report with an Action Plan highlighting any areas requiring attention. Identifying any hazards Advise who might be harmed and how Provide an evaluation of the risks and recommend precautions Record the significant findings Recommend when a review is required
The    Health    and    Safety    (First-Aid)    Regulations    1981    -    Regulation    3    Duty    of employer to make provision for first-aid advises that; 1 . An    employer    shall    provide,    or    ensure    that    there    are    provided,    such equipment     and     facilities     as     are     adequate     and     appropriate     in     the circumstances   for   enabling   first-aid   to   be   rendered   to   his   employees   if   they are injured or become ill at work. 2 . An   employer   should   make   an   assessment   of   first-aid   needs   appropriate   to the circumstances (hazards and risks) of each workplace. 3 . The   aim   of   first   aid   is   to   reduce   the   effects   of   injury   or   illness   suffered   at work, whether caused by the work itself or not. In assessing their needs, employers should consider: the nature of the work and workplace hazards and risks; the nature of the workforce; the organisation’s history of accidents; the size of the organisation; the needs of travelling, remote and lone workers; work patterns; the distribution of the workforce; the remoteness of the site from emergency medical services; employees working on shared or multi-occupied sites; annual leave and other absences of first-aiders and appointed persons; first-aid provision for non-employees.
Solution With   the   British   Red   Cross   First   Aid   Certificate,   Certificate   of   Education   and   AoFA First   Aid   Qualifications   and   Internal   Quality   Assurance   CPD   Training   Certificate AHSS   is   able   to   provide   first   aid   courses   adapted   to   meet   the   needs   of   individual organisations.   See   Note   1   for   the   subjects   in   the   First   Aid   at   Work   Certificate   as recommended by the Health and Safety Executive.
Note 1

Management

ARUN HEALTH SAFETY SERVICES

Training

Requirement
Solution

Requirement

The   Health   and   Safety   (First-Aid)   Regulations   1981   -   Regulation   3   Duty   Of   Employer   To Make Provision For First-Aid advises that; 1 . Employers   have   a   legal   duty   to   make   arrangements   to   ensure   their   employees receive   immediate   attention   if   they   are   injured   or   taken   ill   at   work.   It   doesn’t matter   whether   the   injury   or   illness   is   caused   by   the   work   they   do,   what   is important   is   that   they   receive   immediate   attention   and   that   an   ambulance   is called in serious cases. 2 . First-aid   provision   must   be   ‘adequate   and   appropriate   in   the   circumstances’. This   means   that   sufficient   first-aid   equipment,   facilities   and   personnel   should   be available at all times, taking account of alternative working patterns, to: give    immediate    assistance    to    casualties    with    both    common    injuries    or illnesses and those likely to arise from specific hazards at work; summon an ambulance or other professional help Solution With   the   National   Examination   Board   in   Occupational   Safety   and   Health   NEBOSH   Level 3   Certificate   in   Occupational   Health   and   Safety   AHSS   is   able   to   provide,   after   a   risk assessment to advise on first aid requirements that should be arranged by organisation.

Risk Assessment

Requirement
The   Health   and   Safety   (First-Aid)   Regulations   1981   -   Regulation   3   Duty   of   employer   to make provision for first-aid advises that; 1 . An   employer   shall   provide,   or   ensure   that   there   are   provided,   such   equipment and   facilities   as   are   adequate   and   appropriate   in   the   circumstances   for   enabling first-aid   to   be   rendered   to   his   employees   if   they   are   injured   or   become   ill   at work. 2 . An   employer   should   make   an   assessment   of   first-aid   needs   appropriate   to   the circumstances (hazards and risks) of each workplace. 3 . The   aim   of   first   aid   is   to   reduce   the   effects   of   injury   or   illness   suffered   at   work, whether caused by the work itself or not. In assessing their needs, employers should consider: the nature of the work and workplace hazards and risks; the nature of the workforce; the organisation’s history of accidents; the size of the organisation; the needs of travelling, remote and lone workers; work patterns; the distribution of the workforce; the remoteness of the site from emergency medical services; employees working on shared or multi-occupied sites; annual leave and other absences of first-aiders and appointed persons; first-aid provision for non-employees.
Solution A   risk   assessment   completed   by   AHSS   will   follow   the   5   Step   methodology,   as   required by   the   Health   and   Safety   Executive,   and   on   completion   will   provide   a   detailed   report with an Action Plan highlighting any areas requiring attention. Identifying any hazards Advise who might be harmed and how Provide an evaluation of the risks and recommend precautions Record the significant findings Recommend when a review is required
The   Health   and   Safety   (First-Aid)   Regulations   1981   -   Regulation   3   Duty   of   employer   to make provision for first-aid advises that; 1 . an   employer   shall   provide,   or   ensure   that   there   is   provided,   such   number   of suitable    persons    as    is    adequate    and    appropriate    in    the    circumstances    for rendering   first-aid   to   his   employees   if   they   are   injured   or   become   ill   at   work; and   for   this   purpose   a   person   shall   not   be   suitable   unless   he   has   undergone such    training    and    has    such    qualifications    as    may    be    appropriate    in    the circumstances of that case 2 . The training referred to above must; include suitable and sufficient instruction and training on the appropriate precautions and actions to be taken by the employee in order to safeguard himself and other relevant persons on the premises; be repeated periodically where appropriate; be adapted to take account of any new or changed risks to the safety of the employees concerned; be provided in a manner appropriate to the risk identified by the risk assessment; and take place during working hours.
First Aid at Work (18 hours) Introduction and course objectives What is a first aider Protecting from infection Dealing with a casualty Action at an emergency Assessing a casualty Mechanisms of injury Primary Survey Secondary Survey The unconscious casualty Respiratory problems Wounds, bandaging and circulation Bone, joint and muscle injuries Nervous system problems Burns and scolds Heart conditions Diabetes Poisoning Eye injuries Effects of heat and cold
With   the   British   Red   Cross   First   Aid   Certificate,   Certificate   of   Education   and   AoFA   First Aid   Qualifications   and   Internal   Quality   Assurance   CPD   Training   Certificate   AHSS   is   able to   provide   first   aid   courses   adapted   to   meet   the   needs   of   individual   organisations.   See Note   1   for   the   subjects   in   the   First   Aid   at   Work   Certificate   as   recommended   by   the Health and Safety Executive.
Note 1