Our Emergency Forestry First Aid at work with Forestry course includes practical advice for casualty management processing from hypothermia, contacting the correct emergency service and the use of Spot messengers and other communication devices.
You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical assessments.
This is a short course – 1-day of training with ongoing assessment throughout.
This course will take place between 9am-5pm. Days dependent on booking availability.
The course will also provide information on how to manage:
- Severe bleeding, i.e. chainsaw injuries and the use of tourniquet, trauma dressings and clotting agents
- Crush injury and suspension trauma
- Hypothermia and managing and injured casualty
- Lyme Disease
- Getting help without a mobile signal personal locator beacon (e.g.Spot and InReach Explorer)
You will be fully first aid trained and will be able to use the skills you learn during emergencies at work, for example if you work outdoors or within a forest environment.
Following the completion of this course, you could progress to studying one of our other land-based courses.
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