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Office Environments

Office Environments

Office environments may not have the same level of physical hazards as some other industries, but they still greatly benefit from physical and mental health first aid training provided by Madeleys First Aid Plus. Here are the reasons why:

  1. Medical Emergencies: Although office environments may seem relatively safe, medical emergencies can still occur. Physical first aid training equips office employees with the skills to respond promptly and effectively to incidents such as heart attacks, strokes, allergic reactions, or accidents resulting in injuries. By providing immediate care and initiating appropriate first aid measures, employees can help stabilize the situation and ensure the well-being of their colleagues until professional medical help arrives.
  2. Ergonomics and Posture: Office work often involves long hours of sitting, which can lead to musculoskeletal issues such as back pain, neck strain, or repetitive strain injuries. Physical first aid training educates employees about proper ergonomics, posture, and workplace exercises to minimise the risk of these injuries. By implementing preventive measures and promoting a culture of ergonomic awareness, office environments can support the physical well-being of their employees.
  3. Mental Health Support: Office environments can be mentally demanding due to high workloads, deadlines, and interpersonal dynamics. Mental health first aid training provided by Madeleys First Aid Plus equips employees with the skills to recognize signs of mental distress in themselves and their colleagues, such as stress, anxiety, or depression. They can provide initial support, listen empathetically, and direct individuals to appropriate resources for professional help. This training promotes a supportive and inclusive work culture that values mental well-being.
  4. Stress Management: Work-related stress is prevalent in office environments and can have negative impacts on employee well-being and productivity. Physical and mental health first aid training equips employees with stress management techniques, coping strategies, and resilience-building skills. By fostering a healthy approach to stress management, employees can better handle work pressures, maintain their mental well-being, and contribute to a positive work environment.
  5. Workstation Safety: Office employees spend a significant portion of their day at their workstations, which may involve using computers, office equipment, or electrical outlets. Physical first aid training educates employees about potential hazards, such as electrical risks or fire safety, and equips them with the knowledge to mitigate these risks. By promoting a safe workstation setup and raising awareness of potential hazards, employees can reduce the likelihood of accidents or injuries in the office environment.
  6. Emergency Preparedness: In the event of office emergencies, such as fires, evacuations, or severe weather incidents, physical first aid training prepares employees to respond calmly and effectively. They learn evacuation procedures, basic life-saving techniques, and how to use emergency equipment such as fire extinguishers or defibrillators. This training empowers employees to take action during emergencies, ensuring their own safety and that of their colleagues.
  7. Work-Life Balance: Office environments often emphasize the importance of work-life balance. Physical and mental health first aid training raises awareness about the importance of self-care, time management, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. By promoting well-being and supporting employees in achieving a balance between work and personal life, office environments can contribute to employee satisfaction, engagement, and retention.

Madeleys First Aid Plus recognizes the specific needs of office environments and offers tailored physical and mental health first aid training to address those needs. By equipping employees with the necessary skills and knowledge, this training promotes a safe and healthy office environment, enhances employee well-being, and contributes to the overall success of the organisation.


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Office Environments

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Voices of Trust and Success

I can’t believe how much I learned about mental health in just one day. The course is really interesting and very informative - Lou teaches in a way that enables plenty of interaction and discussion between the learners, breaking down any stigma people may have about talking about mental health issues. I now think very differently about how a person may be thinking or feeling, and I am mindful of their words and actions and how it could be a warning sign or a cry for help. Being a mental health first aider means I could make a difference to someone who is struggling. That is a massive and personal thing to me.

First Aid for Mental Health

Audrey Whyle, ArtShack

I have been singing her praises and we're already booked in for our First Aid at work and safeguarding training.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable People

Fearless Female Education Ltd

An excellent course that was informative and well taught. Louise did a brilliant job of explaining all areas of First Aid-what we needed to do and why which massively helped the learning experience and my ability to retain life saving information. I would highly recommend this course.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Katie Iles, The SeaChange Trust

From the start to finish Louise was informative, practical and interesting. With her extensive background and experience within the medical industry including A an E, she was able to pitch real scenarios at us regardless of the nature of our business or employment which made the whole day much more relevant. Very Highly recommended to anyone either refreshing or starting First Aid for the first time and I wouldn't hesitate to offer her and Madeleys First Aid Plus services to anyone who needs First Aid qualifications.

First Aid at Work

Phil Rowley, Rowley Racing

Louise came highly recommended for Mental Health First Aid training and after a chat with her, I quickly realised she was definitely the right fit for me and my team. Louise was efficient, patient (7 rather chatty women), friendly and tremendously knowledgable which made the course one of the best training sessions I have ever been on. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day and nearly three weeks later, we are still talking about the training and more importantly, putting it into practice. I feel fortunate to have found someone who understood our needs and could deliver so effectively to such a diverse team. Keeping everyone's interest and getting all of us engaged is no meant feat and Lou made it look easy.

First Aid for Mental Health

Fearless Female Education Ltd

I am more confident to help if ever needed, who knew there was a “best side” for the recovery position! Very good information regarding the use of the defib machine, I’d be confident to use it if ever needed!

First aid at Work

Enville Estates

FAQs

Please contact us for any other questions.

I would like to invoice my course to my employer, how do I do this?

If you email me at madeleysfirstaidplus@gmail.com, I will send an invoice to your employer, but it must be paid in full prior to the course commencement date.

Where are the courses held?

The course may be held at our office, 64 High Street, Much Wenlock, TF13 6AE, or any venue of your own.

Can a course be held at my venue or place of work?

Yes, we can also hold courses at your venue depending on the number of delegates, or the course may be online.

Are there prerequisites to do a course?

No, not usually, however if it is a “bolt on” course, such as Forestry & Farming First Aid, you need to have an Emergency First Aid at Work course that is in date, the course information pdf will say if there is a prerequisite, or email us at madeleysfirstaidplus@gmail.com

When will I receive my joining instructions?

Joining instructions will be emailed to you a week before commencement of the course.

Do I have to pay a deposit for my course?

If booking online it is payable in full.  If booking a group at your own venue, there is a 50% deposit on booking, and payment in full prior to the commencement date.

What is the cancellation period prior to the start of the course?

In order to receive a refund, you must cancel within 48 hours prior to the course commencement date.

Will I be required to do any pre-course work?

Face to face courses do not generally require pre-course preparation, however the online courses require work prior to the date, which will be emailed to you following booking onto the course

What happens if I cancel/transfer my course place?

You can cancel or transfer up to 48 hours prior to the course commencement date

What support will I receive after my course?

We have aftercare following the course, which we will give details  to you during the course.

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