First Aid At Work For Forestry Workers

Is the first aid at work for forestry workers course for me?

This course is a 3 day first aid at work course for those businesses that need to meet their requirements under the First Aid at Work regulations. This is an in-depth, comprehensive course for businesses who have  identified that they require a higher level of first aid skills due to the type of business, the equipment used or the number staff and have  additional requirements because of the work they do such as forestry workers, carpentry workers, arborists, tree fellers. It will provide the participants with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid accidents and emergencies at work as well as illnesses that individuals may develop whilst at work.


All our courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

Also included in this course to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.

This version of the FAW-F course includes the extra subjects required by the Forestry Commission to include extra subjects covered include severe cuts like chainsaws, crush injuries, Hypothermia and Lyme Disease. Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.

This course must be at least 20 contact hours and is run over 3 days and the certificate is valid for 3 years.


What is covered in the first aid at work for forestry workers course?

Course Contents:

* Role of the first aider * Scene & personal Safety
* Recovery Position * CPR
* Choking * Serious bleeding
* Shock * Spinal injury
* Burns * Electrical injury
* Anaphylactic shock * Siezures & epilepsy
* Heart attacks & Angina * Wounds and dressings
* Breaks, dislocations and fractures * Head injuries
* Poisons * Eye injuries
* Bites and stings * Embedded objects
* Diabetes * Stroke
* Internal Injeries * Chest Injuries
* Catastophic Bleeding * Use of haemostatic dressings
* Use of Torniquets * Chainsaw injuries
*Crush Injuries * Hypothermia
* Lymes disease * Serious bleeding


What else do I get?

  • wall and wallet certificate that is valid for 3 years
  • Formal CPD time credit certificate
  • PDF first aid manual
  • PDF anatomy and physiology manual
  • Free downloadable accident book
  • free acess to all videos from the course for 9 months
  • Free weekly video emails to keep your skills up to date in between courses
  • Automatic reminder in 2½ years so you don’t have to keep track of expiry dates

Can I do the first aid at work for forestry workers course online or onsite?

This course is a classroom course where you will attend our scheduled location to undetake you course.
this course is also available as a onsite course and an online course
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How much does the first aid at work for forestry workers course cost?

This course is £265.00 per person. This is the total amount you pay. There are no hidden extras or VAT to pay on top of this. You pay only the amount shown!

How do I book a place on the first aid at work for forestry course?

To make a booking on one of our 3 Day First Aid at Work Courses, select the date from the right and proceed to the checkout
To pay by cheque; make a note of the course details you wish to attend, print out our booking form and send your completed booking form and cheque to Thames Training, 105 Lower Radley, Abingdon Oxon OX14 3BA
Please read our terms and conditions before booking
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