First Aid Training by St John Ambulance

First Aid Training by St John Ambulance

Not every job is dangerous, but every employer is responsible for the safety of their employees in the workplace. One of the best ways for employers to meet their legal and moral obligations to their employees is to provide first aid training to employees. Having employees trained provides benefits that aren’t always obvious.

Ritish from Health and Safety organized First Aid Training sessions, which conforms with Occupational Safety and Health Act guidance, providing a comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces.  Same giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.

The purpose of the First Aid course is to train individuals in the skills necessary to recognize and provide first aid care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. An accident can happen anytime, and it is important to have at least a basic knowledge of First Aid. Incorporating real case situations, practical examples, and assessment the course caters for all learning styles to enable learners to provide support and quick assistance to those in need before professional medical help arrives.

The training was conducted by St John Ambulance, a national organization whose volunteers provide quality first aid training and caring services to all who need them to enhance the health and wellbeing. 21 participants from across Axess premises comprising of operatives and admin members volunteered for 5 half day training sessions. Intense training sessions of theoretical and practical learning sessions whereby the team learns about skills like CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), helping someone who is choking, bleeding or suffers from fractures until the arrival of SAMU.