Institute of Commercial Management | Qualification Subject

Accident & Emergency Procedures

Main Topics of Study

Accident Investigation and Reporting

  • Internal Investigation
  • Interpreting Findings
  • Reporting to Authority
  • Lost Time

First Aid

  • Assessing First Aid Requirements
  • Equipment
  • Number and Type of First Aid Personnel

Premises Fire Risk Assessment

  • Owner/Occupier Duties
  • Identifying Persons at Risk
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Review

Fire Detection and Alarms

  • Purpose and Requirements of an Alarm System
  • Types and Suitability of Sensors
  • Maintenance and Testing

Fire Emergency Procedures and Means of Escape

  • Fire Wardens and Training
  • Evacuation
  • Escape Routes
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Assembly Points
  • Disabled Persons

Example Candidate Response Booklet

Example Candidate Response (ECR) Booklets are a source of crucial information for Centres and Candidates as they use real candidate responses. We ask Senior Examiners to comment on five or more responses in terms of why the mark was awarded with commentary about how to improve the answer (if necessary).

Recommended Reading

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Introduction to Health and Safety at Work 5th Edition by Hughes MBE MSc FIOSH RSP, Phil, Ferrett PhD BSc (Hons En) (2011)

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