CIEH Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course (EFAW)
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed. This qualification is suported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Candidate learning outcomes
Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
Be able to assess an incident
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury
The assessment regime for the CIEH Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is comprised of a number of elements.
- participate in all three assessment activities
- complete a test paper
•demonstrate competence in first-aid procedures for the management of a casualty:
- who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position)
- who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
- with external bleeding and who is in shock.