FAW and EFAW to now include Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings.

In light of the new ERC guidelines, First Response's qualifications awarding body (Qualsafe) has introduced the application of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings into their training options.

 

This will be for the QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (FAW) (QCF) and the QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) (QCF) qualifications.

 

In turn this is further to the recent European Resuscitation Council (ERC) First Aid Guidelines 2015 statement that when direct pressure cannot control severe bleeding, haemostatic dressings and tourniquets are to be used. This is due to the wealth of evidence available that shows how effective tourniquets and haemostatic dressings are when they are used in these situations.

 

Source: Qualsafe/HSE: www.qualsafe.com/pages/Health-and-Safety-Executive-(HSE)-First-Aid-Bulletin-Update.html

 

 

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