It’s a matter of fact that every workplace in the UK is required to have a trained first aider on site, but in spite of this, many offices and retail businesses are still without adequate coverage. Many believe that because they are a small company, in a relatively low-risk environment like an office, that they aren’t in need of first aid training. Last year, the highest proportion of accidents at works were falls, which can happen in any workplace; here’s why our first aid courses in Stoke on Trent can benefit your business.
According to the health and safety act 1981 requires employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. By undertaking our first aid course in Stoke on Trent you can safeguard your business against any legal implications if there should be an incident, as the programme teaches candidates the legal framework in which they must operate.
Building for The Future
Intervening in a traumatic or hazardous situation takes a certain skill set and doesn’t always come as a natural instinct. As a first aiders role involves much more than running to the rescue in an immediate moment of danger, our selection of first aid courses in Stoke-on-Trent teach a variety of skills. Our current range of courses include First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation, so you can rest assured there is programme to suit every workplace.
Creating a competent first aider involves more than just imparting the relevant knowledge and legal guidelines, to truly fill the role of a first aider, individuals must be able to react quickly and apply the intellect. The trainers at our first aid courses in Stoke on Trent uses practical demonstrations, equipping candidates with life-saving skills both on paper and in practice.
For more information about our First Aid Courses in Stoke on Trent, call our team on 0843 507 3335.