Emergency First Aid at Work
This course has been designed and will be delivered by Media Safety Limited covering Health & Safety for freelancers and the employed working in Film & TV Production. The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. The QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace.
Who is this for?
Those working at all levels in Film or TV particularly attendees on past Runner and Location Assistant courses and media students.
How will it benefit my career?
Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.
What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.
Skills to be covered include:
- The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
- Assessing an incident
- Managing an unresponsive casualty
- Recovery Position
- Wounds and bleeding
- Minor injuries
- Cuts, grazes and bruises
- Minor burns and scalds
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Jake Edmonds has been at the forefront of film safety for 30 years. Jake has overseen many productions - including all eight of the Harry Potter films, and provides safety solutions in the UK and abroad.
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