Emergency First Aid At Work +F


Duration:  1 Day including integrated assessment

 

Cost: £139 + VAT (includes light lunch)

 

Date: Future Courses

 

Venue:  Dorking, Surrey

 

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Pre-requisites:  None

 

About the course –

This 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work +F (Lantra Awards ITA) course teaches the First Aider how to act safely and effectively in a range of emergencies, specifically with the Forestry industry in mind.

This course complies with Forestry Commission +F and is approved by the Forestry Industry Safety Accord (FISA).

Trainees will learn the key techniques in order to administer simple but sometimes life-saving techniques. Training includes how to use a tourniquet and a haemostatic dressing.

This course has continuous assessment by the trainer to evaluate delegates and there is an opportunity for Questions & Answers at the end of the course.

 

Suitable for – 

This course is suitable for those who have never previously undertaken First Aid training, or those whose First Aid training has expired.

 

Course Content –

  • Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to:
    • the importance of preventing cross infection
    • the need for recording incidents and accidents
    • the use of available equipment.
  • Assess the situation in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Plan how to respond in an emergency
  • Administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding (including serious bleeding)
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from hypothermia
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from suspension trauma
  • Provide treatment for minor injuries including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinters
  • Use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • Demonstration of and opportunity to practice use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (training model)
  • Questions & Answers

These are the requirements of the Health and Safety Executive and the syllabus has been approved.

 

On successful completion of this course, learners will receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Training & Assessment for Emergency First Aid at Work.