First Aid – Basic course (for businesses type B / C)

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Course Title

First Aid – Basic course (for businesses type B / C)

Course duration and timing

12 hrs

Certification

Certificate of attendante issued by TST

Learning outcomes

The course provides the basic knowledge on first aid which will enable employees to  manage properly a situations of illness or accident in the workplace or avoid incorrect relief efforts while waiting for the qualified personnel. The first aid course is in compliance with current legislation (Ministerial Decree 388/2003 and subsequent amendments).

Contents

THEORY:

-   The alert of the rescue system:

  •  Causes and circumstances of the accident (the place of the accident, the number of people involved, the status of injured, etc.).
  •  Proper, clear and precise communication and information exchange with the health care services in case of emergency

-   Health emergency recognition:

  •  scene of the accident:

collecting information

  •  prediction of obvious and probable dangers
  •  Assessment of physical and mental condition of the injured worker:

vital functions (pulse, blood pressure, respiration)

state of consciousness

hypothermia and hyperthermia

  •  Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  •  Self-protection Techniques for personnel involved in the rescue

-   Implementation of the first aid

  •  Sustaining the vital functions:

positioning of the injured and maneuvers for the patency of the upper respiratory tract

giving artificial respiration

giving external cardiac massage

  • § Recognition and limitations of first aid:

ainting, syncope, shock

acute pulmonary edema

asthma attack

acute pain sternocardico

allergic reactions

convulsive seizures

Post-traumatic external bleeding and hemorrhagic plugging

-   Know the specific hazards of the activity carried out

  •  Acquire a general knowledge of the differet kind of traumas in the
  •  Anatomy of the skeleton
  •  dislocations, fractures and complications
  •  Trauma and cranio-cerebral incurie, spine injuries
  •  chest and abdominal trauma and injuries

-   Acquire general knowledge on specific diseases in the workplace

  •  Injuries from cold and heat
  •  injuries from electric current
  •  injuries from chemical agents
  •  poisoning
  •  lacerated and contused wounds
  •  External Bleeding

PRACTICAL EXERCISES:

-   Acquire practical intervention:

  •  Communication Techniques with the NHS system
  •  Techniques of first aid in acute brain syndrome
  •  Techniques of first aid in the syndrome of acute respiratory failure
  •  techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  •  Techniques of plugging bleeding
  •  Techniques to lift, move and transport of injured

Techniques of first aid in cases of accidental exposure to chemical and biological agents

Target Group for the Course

Recipients of first aid course are the employees in the company to First Aid Teams. 

Rules and standards

Decree 81/2008 and sbs. – Ministerial Decree 388/2003 e s.m.i.

ECU S.p.A. Tecnical Specifications (ENI CORPORATE UNIVERSITY S.p.A.)

Course site

Tema Safety & Training S.R.L. Training Centre
Via della Transumanza n. 5/C – 74123 Contrada Carmine (Taranto) – ITALY
Telefono: (+39) 0994725898
Fax: (+39) 0994725690
E-Mail: info@temasafety.com

Services included

  • Teaching material for tests and practicals
  • Lunch
  • Insurance coverage
  • Shuttle service to / from Taranto railway station / TST