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OFAAA FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid

OFAAA FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid

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Course Details:

This course educates employees in the proper response to any workplace emergency. Occupational First Aid Courses are heavily focused on providing the necessary skills to enable the employees deal with injuries that would be likely to occur at their workplace. It meets and exceeds current Health & Safety Standards and requirements for employee training. Participants learn how to recognise medical emergencies & casualty assessment.


3 days is compulsory under Health & Safety Authorities guidelines

Who should attend?

Any person wishing to become an Occupational First Aider


On completion of the Occupational First Aid course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the principles of first response
  • The skills to provide first aid within the workplace essential life saving skills
  • All participants who pass the course successfully receive a FETAC Occupational First Aid Certificate

The content of the course will assist with developing a preventative approach to accidents/injuries at work. The course is structured to give the participant a good general knowledge of First Aid principles with special emphasis on potential hazards particular to the workplace and in accordance with the Health & Safety Authorities Guidelines on First Aid at Places of Work.

  • First aid in the workplace
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Cardiac first response (includes defibrillation)
  • Wounds & bleeding
  • Altered levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Burns, scalds poisons & Electric shock

Participants are examined by an external examiner in accordance with the Health and Safety Authority’s guidelines on First Aid at Places of Work. On successful completion of the course a FETAC level 5 Occupational First Aid Certificate which complies with the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 & General Applications Regulations 2007 is awarded to the participant. This certificate is valid for two years. A one day refresher will then update the participant for a further two years.

Participants Ratio:

1 instructor to 10 participants


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