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TRAINING AND SERVICES TO BUSINESS

Provided by the Irish Red Cross

Organisations with 50-249 employees reported the largest proportion of incidents (30%), followed by organisations with 10-49 employees (25%), 12% of reports from companies with 1-9 employees

6,707
non-fatal incidents were reported by employers in 2010.

68,500
working days lost in 2010 due to work related illness and workplace injury.

Back 22%

Shoulder 6%

Arm 6%

Hand 8% Fingers 10% Leg 8%

Ankle 6%

Most injured body parts, all sectors 2010

WE OFFER A RANGE OF SERVICES DESIGNED TO HELP YOU WITH HEALTH & SAFETY REGULATIONS. OUR SERVICES ARE DELIVERED AND SUPPORTED BY EXPERIENCED PERSONNEL.

CARDIAC FIRST RESPONDER COMMUNITY


COURSE DURATION:
The course duration is 4 hours plus of training, generally over one day. The course is designed to allow participants attain a basic understanding of Basic Life Support situations and their treatment. This course is Level 1 on the PHECC (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council) Training Standards.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations and interactive DVDs. The demonstration element is key in allowing the learner to achieve the relevant competencies and our instructors place emphasis on ensuring that learners achieve these competencies through demonstration and student practice. There key items covered on the course are: 1. An introduction to Sudden Cardiac Death 2. Heart Disease 3. CPR - Adult 4. Foreign Body Airway Obstruction - Adult 5. AED Operation 6. Stroke including FAST assessment

7. Optional: Child CPR Child Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Infant CPR Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:


Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee: Face Mask Cardiac First Responder Manual RED Card This manual is essential in assisting the student to achieve key competencies in their training and ensuring that they have reference and practice material which they can use in their own time following the course.

EXAMINATION:
There is no exam on this course. Skills Assesment on CPR skills

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross and PHECC upon payment of the course fee.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has training centres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conduct training in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customers venue) courses for ultimate convenience.

100% of the profits of this course are used by the Irish Red Cross for our charitable activities, with about 87% of profits going into your local area.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID


COURSE DURATION:
The course duration is 8 hours of training, generally over one day. The course is designed to allow participants attain a basic understanding of key First Aid situations and their treatment. It will enable participants to act as a back up to Occupational First Aiders in an occupational setting and/or respond to an emergency prior to the arrival of more qualified personnel.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations and interactive DVDs using a watch then practice method.

MODULES:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. An introduction to First Aid Casualty Assessment Heart Disease CPR and choking on adults Wounds and Bleeding 6. 7. 8. 9. Altered levels of consciousness Musculoskeletal Injuries Burns Poisons

EXAMINATION:
There is no exam on this course.

CERTIFICATION:
Full attendance at this course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross upon payment of the course fee.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has training centres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conduct training in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customers venue) courses for ultimate convenience.

100% of the profits of this course are used by the Irish Red Cross for our charitable activities, with about 87% of profits going into your local area.

HEARTSAVER AED
COURSE DURATION:
The course duration is 3-4 hours of training, generally over a half-day.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed to show how to respond to a cardiac emergency, including the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using interactive DVDs using a watch then practice method. Our instructors place emphasis on ensuring that learners achieve skill competence through demonstration and student practice. The aims of the course are to enable the participant to: Perform CPR in Adults, Children & Infants Provide assistance for Choking in Adults, Children & Infants Use of barrier devices Use of AED

COURSE VENUE:
Can be held on Clients site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where course is held on Clients site, the room will need to allow for both digital projection and practical scenarios.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Family, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR Those who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job This program also can be done for schools STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:
No student materials are used on this course. responsibilities or regulatory requirements

EXAMINATION:
There is a skills based test at the end of this course.

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide each who have extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.

HEARTSAVER CPR
COURSE DURATION:
The course duration is 3-4 hours of training, generally over a half-day.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed to show how to respond to a cardiac emergency.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using interactive DVDs using a practice while watching method.

MODULES:
Perform CPR in Adults, Children & Infants Provide assistance for Choking in Adults, Children & Infants Use of barrier devices

STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:


No student materials are used on this course.

EXAMINATION:
There is a skills based test at the end of this course.

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross upon payment of the course fee.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has training centres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conduct training in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customers venue) courses for ultimate convenience.

100% of the profits of this course are used by the Irish Red Cross for our charitable activities, with about 87% of profits going into your local area.

PEOPLE MOVING
COURSE DURATION:
The course is run over 8 hours, generally over one days.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed to give attendees a thorough understanding of the Manual Handling of Inanimate Loads, including Animate Loads (People).

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations and practical elements.

MODULES:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Introduction to Safer Manual Handling Spinal Awareness Keeping Your Back Healthy Principles of Safer Handling of Loads Personal Risk Assessment Formal Risk Assessment Practical Session

STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:


Each student will receive the Irish Red Cross Animate Student Workbook.

EXAMINATION:
There is no exam on this course as it involves continuous practical assessment.

CERTIFICATION:
Successful candidates will receive a certificate from the Irish Red Cross upon payment of the course fee.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has training centres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conduct training in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customers venue) courses for ultimate convenience.

100% of the profits of this course are used by the Irish Red Cross for our charitable activities, with about 87% of profits going into your local area.

MANUAL HANDLING
COURSE DURATION:
The course is run over 3-4 hours.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed to give attendees a basic understanding of Manual Handling.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations and practical elements.

MODULES:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Introduction to Safer Manual Handling Spinal Awareness Keeping Your Back Healthy Principles of Safer Handling of Loads Practical Session

STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:


There are no course materials on this course.

EXAMINATION:
There is no exam on this course.

CERTIFICATION:
Full attendance at this course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross upon payment of the course fee.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has training centres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conduct training in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customers venue) courses for ultimate convenience.

100% of the profits of this course are used by the Irish Red Cross for our charitable activities, with about 87% of profits going into your local area.

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID (FETAC Level 5)


COURSE DURATION:
The course is completed over 24 hours of training, generally over three days. The days can be consecutive or spread over three weeks, for example.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The Irish Red Cross is an accredited HSA and OFAAA Occupational First Aid training provider and the syllabus for OFA training is as required by the HSA.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations designed specifically for the Irish Red Cross OFA Course and interactive DVDs using a watch then practice method.

MODULES: 1. FIRST AID IN THE WORKPLACE


An introduction to First Aid, including the legal aspects of first aid in the workplace and shows the first aiders how they can protect themselves emotionally and physically.

5. WOUNDS AND BLEEDING


Examining how the body works in terms of the circulatory system, the effect that blood loss has on the body and how to control that blood loss and minimise infection.

2. CASUALTY ASSESSMENT
The student will be able to assess a scene and a casualty and ensure that they follow the correct protocols in treating a patient.

6. ALTERED LEVELS OF CONSCIOUSNESS


This module ensures that the students can treat patients who have an injury or medical problem which is impacting on their level of consciousness.

3. RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
This module ensures the first aider knows how to deal with breathing problems and choking.

7. MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES
After completing this section, the first aiders will be able to treat fractures, sprains and strains and deal with other muscular or skeletal injuries which can happen in the work place.

4. CARDIAC FIRST RESPONSE


This Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council module covers CPR and AED use on adults, CPR on children and infants, as well as ensuring students know how to treat stroke patients.

8. BURNS, SCALDS, CHEMICALS, POISONS, ELECTRIC SHOCK


Following this module, the student will be competent to treat a number of injuries which are common in the workplace.

COURSE VENUE:
The course can be held on the Clients site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where the course is held on the Clients site, the room will need to allow for both digital projection and practical scenarios.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS:
Members of the Fire Team (Marshalls/Wardens). Security personnel. Prospective Occupational First Aiders. Managers/Supervisors with Health & Safety responsibilities. Emergency Response Team members. Buddies under a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan

STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:


Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee: Irish Red Cross First Aid Manual (Publisher: Dorling Kindersley; ISBN: 9781405327220) Irish Red Cross Practical First Aid Workbook & Scenarios PHECC Cardiac First Responder Manual First Aid Training Pack (including bandages, CPR pocket mask, gloves, etc) This package is essential in assisting the student to achieve key competencies in their training and ensuring that they have reference and practice material that they can use in their own time following the course.

EXAMINATION:
There is a written exam and skill based test and the end of this course.

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of the course and prescribed examination results in the issue of a letter of completion for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross. The Irish Red Cross will submit the successful candidate details to the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC) for a certificate at Level 5. During this period, the letter of completion will be accepted by the HSA and the OFAAA as proof of course completion.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide who have extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID


COURSE DURATION:
The course duration is 8 hours of training, generally over one day.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed to allow participants attain a basic understanding of key First Aid situations and their treatment for the Paediatric patient.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations and interactive DVDs using a watch then practice method. There key items covered on the course are: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. An introduction to Paediatric First Aid Paediatric Casualty Assessment CPR and choking on children and infants Wounds and Bleeding Altered levels of consciousness 6. 7. 8. 9. Musculoskeletal Injuries Burns Poisons Medical conditions specific to children

COURSE VENUE:
Can be held on Clients site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where course is held on Clients site, the room will need to allow for both digital projection and practical scenarios.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Parents Babysitters Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents, older siblings Those with an interest in working with children STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:
Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee: Irish Red Cross Paediatric First Aid Notes These notes are essential in assisting the student to achieve key competencies in their training and ensuring that they have reference and practice material which they can use in their own time following the course.

EXAMINATION:
There is no exam on this course as it involves ongoing practical assessments.

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide each who have extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.

PRACTICAL FIRST AID


COURSE DURATION:
The course duration is 12-16 hours of training, generally over two days.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The course is designed to allow participants attain a basic understanding of key First Aid situations and their treatment. It will enable participants to act as a back up to Occupational First Aiders in an occupational setting and/or respond to an emergency prior to the arrival of more qualified personnel.

COURSE CONTENT:
The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations and interactive DVDs using a watch then practice method. There key items covered on the course are: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. An introduction to First Aid Casualty Assessment Heart Disease CPR and choking on adults Wounds and Bleeding 6. 7. 8. 9. Altered levels of consciousness Musculoskeletal Injuries Burns Poisons

COURSE VENUE:
Can be held on Clients site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where course is held on Clients site, the room will need to allow for both digital projection and practical scenarios.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Members of Fire Team (Marshalls/Wardens). Security personnel. Back up personnel for Occupational First Aiders. Managers/Supervisors with Health & Safety responsibilities. Emergency Response Team members. Buddies under a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:
Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee: Irish Red Cross Practical First Aid Workbook & Scenarios

EXAMINATION:
There is no exam on this course as it involves ongoing practical assessments.

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross upon payment of the course fee. This certificate is recognised throughout Europe under the European First Aid Certificate.

INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:


The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide each who have extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.

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