Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry

Our Emergency First Aid at Work course is the most popular we offer, and is suitable for lower-risk workplaces to match the Health and Safety Executive (First Aid Regulations 1981). This unit of the course enables you to develop and perfect your basic life-saving skills. The Forestry section covers various incidents that may occur when working outdoors. This includes crush injuries, burns, and extreme heat or cold; all events the Forestry Commission recommend you understand when you work outside.


Course Details:


Duration:

8 hours.


Time:

To suit your company’s needs, but usually 9am - 4.30pm.


Attendees:

2 students upwards, various learning abilities.


Attendee Requirements:

Age 16 years or older; must be fit and able to work at floor level. Candidate must conform to the HSE criteria and be deemed competent to gain a certificate.


Record Keeping:

Attendance records will be kept for 4 years.


Aims of Course:

To enable candidate to give adequate and efficient first aid to a casualty following an injury or illness using material to hand and HSE approved first aid equipment.


Certificates:

A certificate of competence will be issued to successful candidates and are valid for three years. These hold the necessary workplace approval through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). Approval number: 73/07(372).


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This Course Includes:


Responsibility of a First Aider

Equipment and Reports

Assessing an incident

An unconscious casualty

Recovery Position

CPR – Adult

Use of the AED

Head to Toe survey

Seizures

Choking

Management of external bleeding

Hypovolaemic Shock

Minor injuries

Burns/Scalds

Anaphylaxis

Bites and Stings

Extreme heat and cold

Crush Injuries

Lyme Disease (ticks)
Responsibility of a First Aider
Equipment and Reports
Assessing an incident
An unconscious casualty
Recovery Position
CPR – Adult
Use of the AED
Head to Toe survey
Seizures
Choking
Management of external bleeding
Hypovolaemic Shock
Minor Injuries
Burns/Scalds
Anaphylaxis
Bites and Stings
Extreme heat and cold
Crush Injuries
Lyme Disease (ticks)


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