Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

Why do I need Emergency First Aid at Work Training?

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations require that an employer provide suitable arrangements for rendering First Aid to persons injured at work.

Depending on the perceived risks associated with the business and the availability of qualified assistance, persons should be either FAW (First Aid at Work) or as a minimum EFAW (Emergency First Aid at Work) trained.

This is both a fun and practical course which will involve delegates getting fully into the role of an emergency first aider at work person. This will also prepare them for those little emergencies at home which will give your delegates the confidence to deal with these incidents as well.

This course is accredited by the HSE & covers the essential knowledge that is needed for the role of “EFAW” person.


This course is suitable for “EFAW” persons. By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Render Emergency First Aid to an injured person until medical assistance is available
  • Recognise and appropriately treat most emergency situations
  • Fulfil the criteria outlined for an “EFAW” person within the First-Aid Regulations

Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • Role of EFAW Person
  • The priorities of first aid
  • Managing incidents
  • Shock
  • Care and Treatment of an Unconscious Person
  • Treatment of wounds and bleeding
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Common workplace injuries

Who should attend?

Nominated emergency first aiders.


Initial training requires 1 Day. You will need reassessing every 3 years.


Participants should be of such a disposition as to be able to take control and stay calm in an emergency and preferably be able to kneel down on the floor.


Delegates receive handouts and other appropriate reference materials.

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