Forestry First Aid
You will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills needed to treat a range of injuries and diseases that could occur in these environments, such as Lyme Disease and Catastrophic Bleeding.
Designed to accompany a regulated First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, this nationally recognised qualification has been specifically developed to meet the recommendations of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.
What is covered:
• Extreme cold
• Extreme heat
• Treatment of Adder snake bites
• Catastrophic bleeding, including: Direct pressure, Tourniquets and Haemostatic agents
• Crush injuries
• Lyme disease
This accredited qualification is valid for three years and can be held at your premises or our Simulation Centre.
Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training