Description

The EFAW+F course includes the standard EFAW syllabus, but adds additional extra content to make it relevant to the forestry context in which it is delivered.  

This course is specifically required by forestry workers to allow them to work for the Forestry Commission, Forestry and Land Scotland, and other similar organisations.

This course is suitable for squad members or workers who operate as part of a team.  Those with responsibility for a team, or who work alone, or in particularly dangerous environments, should consider the 3 Day First Aid at Work + Forestry course.

The Forestry Commission and Forestry and Land Scotland state that the extra content should include outdoor and environmental concerns, as listed below. 

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 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

Emergency First Aid at Work core course content:

  • Vital signs
  • Incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents - ABC
  • Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
  • Recovery Positions and other safe airway positions
  • Breathing Problems - cardiac arrest CPR in adults and children, 
  • Heart attack, Angina and other medical emergencies
  • AED / Defibrillator use
  • Choking in adults and children
  • Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for Shock
  • Bandaging issues
  • Minor injury (cuts, splinters, minor burns)
  • Accident reporting

+F additional content:

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

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