Basic Emergency Response Team (HSE)
Course aim

This basic training course is aimed at candidates who may occasionally work in difficult or hazardous environments or may need to have additional skills to deal with occasional emergencies.

It will provide them with the skills and information to ensure their own safety and the safety of others in an emergency situation and in the event of an accident or injury.

Course size and duration
  • Students: maximum 12 per 1 Instructor                                                        
  • Course duration: 3 days
Course objectives

On completion of training the students will show understanding of and be able to demonstrate the following tasks:

  • Basic first aid including ensuring their own safety, checking the level of response of a casualty, control of bleeding, basic resuscitation, basic CPR, control of the cervical spine, packaging and transporting a casualty.
  • Understanding the mechanisms of fire, determine the type of material on fire, select and use a suitable portable fire extinguisher. Treatment of burns from fire, steam and chemicals, use of fire blankets.
  • Understand the theoretical and practical applications of safe practices when working in confined spaces or at height in the workplace
  • Practical firefighting and simulated casualty treatment.
Course skill sets

Skill sets are based on basic training in the following subjects, First aid, Firefighting, work at height and working in confined spaces.

Course standards and outcomes

The training course standards are paralleled against a variety of standards across the UK industrial Regulations and codes of practice including, The Health and Safety First Aid a Work Regulations 2013, The Regulatory Reform Order 2005, The Work at Height Regulations 2005, The Confined Space Regulations 1997, General provisions of The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant regulations.

Candidates will be continually assessed on their performance and responses to subject questioning and by written MCQ assessment of their theoretical knowledge.

Students failing any risk critical outcome of the syllabus may be removed from the training course and be required to undergo a period of further training prior to re attending.

Day one

Equipment requirements

First aid

DRABC

Scene management

Packaging and transporting

First aid pack, triangular bandages x20, steri wipes x2 packs, resuscitation manikins x3, spine board with head blocks x2.

Day two

Equipment requirements

Fire fighting

DCP 6kg , 6kg CO2 extinguisher, small fire tray and pan, fuel, ignitors, coveralls, gloves, helmets, fire blanket, small towel.

Day three

Equipment requirements

Work at height

Working on confined spaces

Harness, fall arrest lanyards, helmets

Gas monitor, confined space risk assessment and control board

Day one

Timing

Details

First aid

DRABC

Scene management

Packaging and transporting

08:00-10:00

10:15-12:00

12:-00-13:00

13:00-16:00

Dangers to the responder, electricity, machinery, gas, water, chemical, other hazards.

Checking response, face up, face down, seated.

Glasgow coma scale, AVPU, Aural, visual, pain, unresponsive

Breathing checks, pulse checks- radial artery, carotid artery.

Airway opening manoeuvres, head tilt, chin lift, jaw thrust.

External ventilation, mouth to mouth, mouth to mouth and nose.

External compression, without breaths, with external breaths

                                Lunch

Controlling bleeding, external pressure, elevation, dressings, ring pad, broad bandage, hand pressure.

Packaging, log roll, recovery position, use of spine board

Day two

Timing

Details

Fire fighting

08:00-10:00

10:15-12:00

12:-00-13:00

13:00-16:00

Fires in the workplace, fire triangle.

ABC Type fires,

ABC type Fire extinguishers, materials, throw, usage, fire blankets

Burns, heat, steam, chemical, treatment. Stop drop and roll

                                    Lunch

Practical use of fire extinguishers and fire blankets

Day three

Timing

Details

Working safely at height

Working safely in confined spaces

08:00-10:00

10:15-12:00

12:-00-13:00

13:00-16:00

Working at height Theory

Working at height equipment

Practical use of harnesses and lanyards

                                     Lunch

Recognising confined spaces and their hazards

Gas monitoring and hazard reduction

Entering confined spaces

End of course discussion assessment and debrief

Category: HSE Course
Industry:
Oil & GAS; Aviation & Maritime; Construction & Engineering; Facility Management; Food Production & Catering; Government Hospitality & Tourism; Rail; Manufacturing
Topics:
Emergency Response
Duration:
3 Days
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