Forestry First Aid +F Level 3 (RQF) 2 hours:
Is a first aid course of 2 hours in duration, for those who work in remote locations, such as tree surgeons, farmers, and forestry workers.
The Forestry + F is designed to be used with either the Emergency First Aid at work (EFAW) or First Aid at Work (FAW) and includes specialists subjects including managing catastrophic bleeding and Lyme disease.
The Forestry First Aid+ F can be taught as a standalone module if needed.
Suitable for persons needing to meet the Forestry Commission First Aid requirements, or remote workers.
What Course Do I Need?
The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3 (RQF) is suitable for low risk establishments such as offices and is of one day in duration, however if you are a high risk workplace, such as construction, forestry, agriculture, glazier your staff may need to undertake the three day First Aid at Work (FAW) Level 3 (RQF) qualification.
Depending on your first aid needs risk assessment,
It is strongly recommended that First Aiders undertake Annual Refresher Training to keep their skills at a high standard. https://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/first-aid-training.htm
Have you thought about blood loss in your workplace?
The HSE recommend where blood loss or uncontrolled bleeding is a possible risk in the workplace, for example working with machinery, specialist training is recommended in the use of catastrophic hemorrhage control devices and blood loss control products.
We are able to provide this training to you on a range of our regulated courses, this will be annotated directly onto the F.A. certificate.
Do you work outside?
Working outside in can expose workers to a range of risks not normally considered, staff that work outdoors can be exposed to risk of animal bites, water borne diseases such as Lyme disease or can be exposed to risk of uncontrolled blood loss. Our two hour Forestry First Aid +F course is designed to added onto a range of First Aid courses.
Forestry First Aid +F Level 3 (RQF)*
Meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, and, the Forestry Commission First Aid policy.
*Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)
Ensure as an employer that the training provider has met a national standard and training in legal terms is, suitable and sufficient.