Emergency First Aid + Forestry
Recent changes to Forestry Commission policy recommend those who work in the Forestry industry attend training which includes additional topics relevant to the risks and nature or their work.
The Forestry Commission recommend topics including:
- Crush Injuries
- Catastrophic bleeding including chainsaw including chainsaw injuries and gun shot wounds
- Hypothermia / Exposure
- Suspension injuries
- Lyme's Disease
- Lightning & High Voltage injuries
- Casualty evacuation planning
These are in addition to the normal Emergency First Aid criteria.
Who Should Attend?
This course is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers.
Emergency First Aid Course Content
- Health & Safety
- First Aid Kit
- AED Familiarisation
- Recovery Position
- Choking - Adult, Child, Baby
- Burns & Scalds
- Poisoning including Anaphylaxis
- Bleeding including Catastrophic bleeding
- Head Injuries
- Breaks, Sprains & Strains
- Specific Conditions (Heart Attack)
Assessment / Certification
Independent qualified assessors carry out the assessments.
Each delegate that passes will receive a Certificate valid for Three years.
Please note those holding a valid Certificate, training can take place up to 3 months in advance of the expiry date & the new Certificate will be dated from the expiry date of the old Certificate.