1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry (FAIB Approved)
The EFAW+F course is ideal for staff working in the forestry industry. The Forestry Commission recommend that in addition to the standard EFAW course content that the following extra subjects are covered – severe bleeding(chainsaw injury), crush injury, hypothermia & Lyme Disease. Employers should carry out an assessment of first aid needs to determine the number of staff required to be qualified in Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry. In some circumstances staff may require the 3 day First Aid at Work course depending on a number of factors such as hazards identified, staff medical conditions or number of employees to name a few. The Emergency First Aid at Work course complies with the current updated Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and is FAIB approved.
Course content: first aid equipment & accident reporting / managing an incident / priorities of first aid / adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) / child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (optional) / defibrillation / treatment of choking adult (child and infant optional) / treatment of unconscious casualty including seizure / treatment of wounds and bleeding / treatment for shock / treatment of minor wounds and burns / severe bleeding(chainsaw injury) / crush injury / hypothermia & Lyme Disease.
Assessment: Continuous assessment by trainer
Certificate: A First Rescue certificate, valid for three years, is issued on successful completion of the course. This course is approved by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)