This course is for those businesses who work with cyanide where the risk assessment establishes the need to have suitably trained staff to deliver first aid emergency care.
Cyanide is used in more industries that can be mentioned here, including: pharmaceuticals, paper, a variety of plastics, gold mining, dyes (the dye in blue jeans, for example), electroplating, heat treating, etc., etc.
The course is designed for First Aiders to be able to administer emergency first aid safely and effectively, from the complete novice to those who are skilled but require updating.
This course is recommended to be combined with Oxygen Therapy training but can be combined with any of our courses, we bespoke training packages to meet your industry needs, contact us to discuss how we can help. We also have a detailed course covering Hydrofluoric Acid (HF).
All our courses are based on best practice guidelines, on completion all candidates receive a detailed verifiable certificate valid for 1 year. If there are any changes in the recommended guidelines on the emergency first aid treatment of cyanide or HF, we will automatically inform you with the update.
Training is delivered by a qualified Paramedic and Resuscitation Council (UK) Instructor
The training is based on resources from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), British Thoracic Society and the Resuscitation Council (UK)