Description

The Forestry Commission and Forestry and Land Scotland state that the extra content should include outdoor and environmental concerns, as listed below.  This course can also include outdoor scenarios if desired.

Specifically suitable for Forestry Workers and Forestry Contractors, but also Arborists, Landscaping contractors, and Agricultural workers.

Theoretical training and practical scenarios are used together, and are progressed to being based in remote forestry locations.  You will be very active on this course, come prepared for the weather and ready to get involved!

Accreditations

First Aid Training Co-operative exceed the HSE Employers' Due Diligence requirements for first aid training providers.

We have ISO9001 Certification and are also members of the Federation of First Aid Training Organisations.

You can rely on our quality assured systems for the correct accreditation of your course.

Certificate Validity

3 Years

Course Content List

First Aid at Work Core Content:

  • Vital signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour 
  • Casualty Monitoring and protection
  • Incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents - ABCDE
  • Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
  • Recovery Positions and other safe airway positions
  • Breathing Problems - cardiac arrest CPR in adults and children, drowning CPR
  • Heart attack, Angina
  • AED / Defibrillator use
  • Choking in adults and children
  • Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for Shock
  • Bandaging issues
  • Damage – Recognition and treatment of injuries to: chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm
  • Head and spinal injuries and spinal management, inc. helmet removal
  • Common Illnesses – Asthma, Diabetes and Epilepsy
  • Dealing with burns
  • Dealing with poisons
  • Animal bites and stings
  • Awareness of current regulations
  • Incident reporting and RIDDOR 

+F additional content:

  • Major bleed management, including use of Haemostatic dressings and Tourniquets
  • Hypothermia
  • Lyme's Disease
  • Crush Injury
  • Emergency Action Planning

Upcoming Events

A First aid at Work + Forestry course. 3 Days, 18 Hours Includes extra '+F' content suitable for forestry contractors and workers working on Forestry Commission or Forestry and Land Scotland sites.

We don’t currently have any public courses of this type scheduled. Please contact us to enquire about private course availability.

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