First Aid at Work + Forestry
The First Aid at Work for Forestry course (FAW+F) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that they require a fully trained first aider for their workplace. It is ideal for forest workers, tree surgeons, arborists, hauliers, rangers, ecologists and those undertaking site visits in remote areas.
This course is available as a certified qualification, all courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.
All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.
Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.
This version of the FAW-F course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission to include extra subjects covered include severe cuts like chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease. Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.
This course must be at least 20 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend a 2 day FAW-F requalification course.
Syllabus covers EFAW+F plus:
- Specific Injury Management
- Injury Assessment
- Breaks and Fractures
- Strains and Sprains
- Different Types of Wounds and Bandaging
- Embedded Objects
- Head Injuries
- Temperature Related Conditions - Heat Stroke, Heat exhaustion and Hypothermia
- Eye Injuries
- Chest Injuries
- Electrical Injuries
- Illness Management
- Illness Assessment
- The Respiratory System and Hypoxia
- Heart Attack
- Lyme Disease
We can run this at your venue at times and dates to suit your needs.