Emergency First Aid at Work for Forestry

Emergency First Aid at Work for Forestry + (F)

Duration: 1 day – 7 hours
(up to 12 people per course)

Suitability: This course is ideal for those working in forestry environments including forestry workers, arborists, vegetation clearance, tree planting & Forestry Commission work. This course is the national standard in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW+f) and meets the requirements of staff or contractors working for the Forestry Commission.


Course Content

  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • Managing an incident
  • The priorities of first aid
  • Managing an unconscious casualty
  • Recognition and treatment of heart attacks
  • Cardio Pulmonary resuscitation
  • Safe use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Managing Anaphylactic shock
  • Seizures
  • Bleeding
  • Common workplace injuries
  • Dealing with crush injuries
  • Dealing with Hypothermia
  • Drowning
  • Recognising and treating fractures
  • Dealing with catastrophic bleeding (haemostatic dressings & tourniquet)
  • Amputation
  • Lyme disease
  • Knowledge of contents of a first aid kit.