Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW+F) forestry
NEXT Course: 28th April, Haxey Education Centre
The 1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW+F) forestry qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. This course is suitable for most workplaces including forestry that have not identified additional specific risks. Risks of working with dogs and some basic pet first aid included.
These courses cover the essentials of managing immediate and potentially life-threatening incidents in a systematic manner. Ideal for anyone who is required to take charge at an incident in any workplace or school or during leisure activities.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.
Experienced professional trainers with an active professional interest in First Aid training, coming from a variety of working backgrounds understanding the specific needs of various environments. Our trainers are constantly updating their methods and materials keeping abreast of current best practice from around the world. Trainers typically have knowledge of your workplace and follow Health and Safety approved code of practice guidelines.
Duration: 1 days
Certificate Validity: 3 Years (Annual Refresher Training Recommended)
Low student to pupil ratios
Interactive hands on practical training
Roles and Responsibilities of the first aider
Awareness of current regulations.
Safe best practice.
Contents of First Aid Kits
Assessing an incident
Communication and casualty care
A systematic approach to incident management.
Unconsciousness, causes and treatment
Automated External Defibrillator
Resuscitation (CPR) procedures including choking.
Heart attack and angina
Anaphylactic Shock and use of Epipen
Fitting / Seizures
Wounds and bleeding (minor and severe)
Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings
Fractures and dislocations
Burns and scalds
Forestry & Outdoors
Recent changes to Forestry Commission policy recommend those who work in the Forestry industry attend training which includes additional topics relevant to the risks and nature or their work.
The Forestry Commission recommend topics including:
Severe bleeding (i.e. chainsaw injury)