First Aid at Work + Forestry

The First Aid at Work training, needed for larger organisations or hazardous workplace areas, fulfils the statutory duty of care as set by the Health and Safety Executive (First Aid Regulations 1981). The Forestry element to this course covers lots of necessary incidents, such as crush injuries, burns and extreme heat or cold; all events that the Forestry Commission recommend you are aware of when working outdoors. This course provides detailed knowledge of various medical conditions and life-saving skills. You will undertake a final assessment at the end of the course.


Course Details:


Duration:

20 hours over 3 days.


Time:

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


Attendees:

2 students upwards, various learning abilities.


Attendee Requirements:

Attendance records will be kept for 4 years and a certificate of competence will be issued to successful candidate, valid for three years.


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:

Certificates are issued to all those who pass their final assessment 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

Heart Attacks

Stroke

Diabetes

Asthma

Anaphylaxis

Fractures, Dislocations

Sprains and Strains

Concussion

Cerebral Compression

Skull Fracture

Chest Injuries

Spinal Injuries

Eye Injuries

Poisons

Bites and Stings

Extreme head 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
Heart Attacks
Stroke
Diabetes
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
Fractures, Dislocations
Sprains and Strains
Concussion
Cerebral Compression
Skull Fracture
Chest Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Eye injuries
Poisons
Bites and Stings
Extreme head and cold
Crush Injuries
Lyme Disease (Ticks)


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