Basic Life Support

(optional certificate)

This 3 hour course provides participants with Basic First Aid skills in line with current UK Resuscitation Council guidance. It is an excellent course to teach members of the public or community basic life saving skills during a short, concise programme that focuses on immediate priorities and effective, simple care that can be performed until professional medical assistance arrives.

WorkSafe BLS meets with the recommendations for training an 'Appointed Person' in basic first aid skills as detailed in the HSE Approved Code of Practice L74.

The WorkSafe Basic Life Support programme content includes:

  • Importance of self-protection and use of barriers

  • Primary Survey
  • Unconscious Casualties and Recovery Position
  • Adult CPR
  • Use of a defibrilator
  • Chain of Survival
  • Basic Bleeding Control