TRAININGAND SERVICESTO BUSINESSProvided by the Irish Red Cross
Organisations with 50-249 employees reported the largestproportion of incidents (30%), followed by organisations with10-49...
Back 22%                        Shoulder 6%                                   Arm 6%Hand 8%                               ...
WE OFFERA RANGE OFSERVICESDESIGNED TOHELP YOU WITHHEALTH & SAFETYREGULATIONS.OUR SERVICESARE DELIVEREDAND SUPPORTEDBY EXPE...
CARDIAC FIRST RESPONDER COMMUNITYCOURSE DURATION:The course duration is 4 hours plus of training, generally over one day.T...
EMERGENCY FIRST AIDCOURSE DURATION:	The course duration is 8 hours of training, generally over one day.The course is desig...
HEARTSAVER AEDCOURSE DURATION:	The course duration is 3½-4 hours of training, generally over a half-day.COURSE DESCRIPTION...
HEARTSAVER CPRCOURSE DURATION:	The course duration is 3-4 hours of training, generally over a half-day.COURSE DESCRIPTION:...
PEOPLE MOVINGCOURSE DURATION:	The course is run over 8 hours, generally over one days.COURSE DESCRIPTION:	The course is de...
MANUAL HANDLINGCOURSE DURATION:	The course is run over 3-4 hours.COURSE DESCRIPTION:	The course is designed to give attend...
OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID (FETAC Level 5)COURSE DURATION:	The course is completed over 24 hours of training, generally over t...
STUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee:•	 Irish Red Cross F...
PAEDIATRIC FIRST AIDCOURSE DURATION:	The course duration is 8 hours of training, generally over one day.COURSE DESCRIPTION...
PRACTICAL FIRST AIDCOURSE DURATION:	The course duration is 12-16 hours of training, generally over two days.COURSE DESCRIP...
MAKE YOURCORPORATE SOCIALRESPONSIBILITYOUR RESPONSIBILITYTo find out more call1890 502 502or visit our websiteWWW.REDCROSS...
Call our team to help you with your requirements, on:1890 502 502or visit our websiteWWW.REDCROSSTRAINING.IE              ...
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The Irish Red Cross is part of the world's largest provider of first aid training- Red Cross. You can rely on us for the highest standard first aid training courses delivered by high quality, experienced instructors. Call us now on 1890 502 502 to book a course.

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  1. 1. TRAININGAND SERVICESTO BUSINESSProvided by the Irish Red Cross
  2. 2. Organisations with 50-249 employees reported the largestproportion of incidents (30%), followed by organisations with10-49 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.
  3. 3. Back 22% Shoulder 6% Arm 6%Hand 8% Fingers 10% Leg 8% Ankle 6% Most injured body parts, all sectors 2010
  4. 4. WE OFFERA RANGE OFSERVICESDESIGNED TOHELP YOU WITHHEALTH & SAFETYREGULATIONS.OUR SERVICESARE DELIVEREDAND SUPPORTEDBY EXPERIENCEDPERSONNEL.
  5. 5. CARDIAC FIRST RESPONDER COMMUNITYCOURSE 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 Supportsituations and their treatment. This course is Level 1 on the PHECC (Pre-Hospital EmergencyCare Council) Training Standards.COURSE CONTENT: The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentationsand interactive DVDs. The demonstration element is key in allowing the learner to achieve therelevant competencies and our instructors place emphasis on ensuring that learners achievethese competencies through demonstration and student practice.There key items covered on the course are:1. An introduction to Sudden Cardiac Death 7. Optional:2. Heart Disease • Child CPR3. CPR - Adult • Child Foreign Body Airway Obstruction4. Foreign Body Airway Obstruction - Adult • Infant CPR5. AED Operation • Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction6. Stroke – including FAST assessmentSTUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee:• Face Mask• Cardiac First Responder Manual• RED CardThis manual is essential in assisting the student to achieve key competencies in their trainingand ensuring that they have reference and practice material which they can use in their owntime following the course.EXAMINATION:There is no exam on this course.• Skills Assesment on CPR skillsCERTIFICATION:Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by theIrish 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 trainingcentres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conducttraining in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customer’s venue) courses forultimate convenience.100% of the profits of this course are used by theIrish Red Cross for our charitable activities, withabout 87% of profits going into your local area.
  6. 6. EMERGENCY FIRST AIDCOURSE 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 Aidsituations and their treatment. It will enable participants to act as a back up to OccupationalFirst Aiders in an occupational setting and/or respond to an emergency prior to the arrival ofmore qualified personnel.COURSE CONTENT: The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations andinteractive DVDs using a watch then practice method.MODULES:1. An introduction to First Aid 6. Altered levels of consciousness2. Casualty Assessment 7. Musculoskeletal Injuries3. Heart Disease 8. Burns4. CPR and choking on adults 9. Poisons5. Wounds and BleedingEXAMINATION:There is no exam on this course.CERTIFICATION:Full attendance at this course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by theIrish 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 trainingcentres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conducttraining in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customer’s venue) courses forultimate convenience.100% of the profits of this course are used by theIrish Red Cross for our charitable activities, withabout 87% of profits going into your local area.
  7. 7. HEARTSAVER AEDCOURSE DURATION: The course duration is 3½-4 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 useof 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 throughdemonstration 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 AEDCOURSE VENUE: Can be held on Client’s site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where course is held onClient’s 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 responsibilities or regulatory requirements• This program also can be done for schoolsSTUDENT 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 candidateby the Irish Red Cross.INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide each whohave extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.
  8. 8. HEARTSAVER CPRCOURSE 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 devicesSTUDENT 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 candidateby 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 hastraining centres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider thatcan conduct training in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customer’svenue) courses for ultimate convenience.100% of the profits of this course are used by theIrish Red Cross for our charitable activities, withabout 87% of profits going into your local area.
  9. 9. PEOPLE MOVINGCOURSE 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 ofInanimate Loads, including Animate Loads (People).COURSE CONTENT: The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations andpractical elements.MODULES:1. Introduction to Safer Manual Handling2. Spinal Awareness3. Keeping Your Back Healthy4. Principles of Safer Handling of Loads5. Personal Risk Assessment6. Formal Risk Assessment7. Practical SessionSTUDENT 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 thecourse fee.INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has trainingcentres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conducttraining in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customer’s venue) courses forultimate convenience.100% of the profits of this course are used by theIrish Red Cross for our charitable activities, withabout 87% of profits going into your local area.
  10. 10. MANUAL HANDLINGCOURSE 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 andpractical elements.MODULES:1. Introduction to Safer Manual Handling2. Spinal Awareness3. Keeping Your Back Healthy4. Principles of Safer Handling of Loads5. Practical SessionSTUDENT 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 RedCross upon payment of the course fee.INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide and has trainingcentres throughout the country. This means we are the only training provider that can conducttraining in multiple locations for both public and in-house (at the customer’s venue) courses forultimate convenience.100% of the profits of this course are used by theIrish Red Cross for our charitable activities, withabout 87% of profits going into your local area.
  11. 11. OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID (FETAC Level 5)COURSE DURATION: The course is completed over 24 hours of training, generally over three days. The dayscan be consecutive or spread over three weeks, for example.COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Irish Red Cross is an accredited HSA and OFAAA Occupational First Aid trainingprovider 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 presentationsdesigned specifically for the Irish Red Cross OFA Course and interactive DVDs using awatch then practice method.MODULES:1. FIRST AID IN THE WORKPLACE 5. WOUNDS AND BLEEDINGAn introduction to First Aid, including the Examining how the body works in terms of thelegal aspects of first aid in the workplace and circulatory system, the effect that blood lossshows the first aiders how they can protect has on the body and how to control that bloodthemselves emotionally and physically. loss and minimise infection.2. CASUALTY ASSESSMENT 6. ALTERED LEVELS OF CONSCIOUSNESSThe student will be able to assess a scene This module ensures that the students canand a casualty and ensure that they follow treat patients who have an injury or medicalthe correct protocols in treating a patient. problem which is impacting on their level of consciousness.3. RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIESThis module ensures the first aider knows how 7. MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIESto deal with breathing problems After completing this section, the firstand choking. aiders will be able to treat fractures, sprains and strains and deal with other muscular4. CARDIAC FIRST RESPONSE or skeletal injuries which can happen in theThis Pre-Hospital Emergency Care work place.Council module covers CPR and AED useon adults, CPR on children and infants, as 8. BURNS, SCALDS, CHEMICALS, POISONS,well as ensuring students know how to treat ELECTRIC SHOCKstroke patients. 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 Client’s site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where thecourse is held on the Client’s site, the room will need to allow for both digital projection andpractical 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”
  12. 12. 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 theirtraining and ensuring that they have reference and practice material that they can use intheir 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 aletter of completion for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross. The Irish Red Cross will submitthe 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 HSAand 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 extensivequalifications in the pre-hospital care area.
  13. 13. PAEDIATRIC FIRST AIDCOURSE 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 Aidsituations and their treatment for the Paediatric patient.COURSE CONTENT: The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentations andinteractive DVDs using a watch then practice method. There key items covered on the course are:1. An introduction to Paediatric First Aid 6. Musculoskeletal Injuries2. Paediatric Casualty Assessment 7. Burns3. CPR and choking on children and infants 8. Poisons4. Wounds and Bleeding 9. Medical conditions specific to children5. Altered levels of consciousnessCOURSE VENUE: Can be held on Client’s site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where course is held onClient’s 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 childrenSTUDENT LEARNING MATERIAL:Each student will receive the following, included as part of the course fee:• Irish Red Cross Paediatric First Aid NotesThese notes are essential in assisting the student to achieve key competencies in theirtraining and ensuring that they have reference and practice material which they can usein 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 candidateby the Irish Red Cross.INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide each whohave extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.
  14. 14. PRACTICAL FIRST AIDCOURSE 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 Aidsituations and their treatment. It will enable participants to act as a back up to OccupationalFirst Aiders in an occupational setting and/or respond to an emergency prior to the arrival ofmore qualified personnel.COURSE CONTENT: The programme is delivered using a variety of tools, including PowerPoint presentationsand interactive DVDs using a watch then practice method. There key items covered on thecourse are:1. An introduction to First Aid 6. Altered levels of consciousness2. Casualty Assessment 7. Musculoskeletal Injuries3. Heart Disease 8. Burns4. CPR and choking on adults 9. Poisons5. Wounds and BleedingCOURSE VENUE:Can be held on Client’s site or at an alternative venue (client or IRC). Where course is held onClient’s 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 & ScenariosEXAMINATION: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 candidateby the Irish Red Cross upon payment of the course fee. This certificate is recognised throughoutEurope under the European First Aid Certificate.INSTRUCTORS & EXAMINERS:The Irish Red Cross has a pool of over 200 fully qualified instructors nationwide each whohave extensive qualifications in the pre-hospital care area.
  15. 15. MAKE YOURCORPORATE SOCIALRESPONSIBILITYOUR RESPONSIBILITYTo find out more call1890 502 502or visit our websiteWWW.REDCROSSTRAINING.IE Unit 5A, Sunshine Industrial Estate, Crumlin, Dublin 12.t +353 (0) 1 453 9487 / 1890 502 502e info@redcross.iewww.redcross.ie Peninsula Business Services - Protecting your Business is our Business For all your Employment Law and Health & Safety queries please contact: Tony Kerins on 1890 252 923, QUOTE REF: FA018.
  16. 16. Call our team to help you with your requirements, on:1890 502 502or visit our websiteWWW.REDCROSSTRAINING.IE printed by: The Inkspot Ltd

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