The course, delivered by MediArb Ltd, is designed to teach you the theory and practical skills to perform first aid until the medical professionals take over. This course provides you with the required skills, knowledge and understanding from Emergency First Aid at Work as well as covering additional objectives that occur in Forestry, Agriculture and Arboriculture (such as crush injuries and suspension trauma).
This course has been developed to comply with the Forestry Commission and Natural Resources Wales requirement for +F operators on site, and in consultation with Forestry Industry Safety Accord (FISA).
1 days training
max. 12 per course
This is normally started at our site locally to Builth Wells, in Powys. If you have enough people for a full course we are able to run this course on your site (subject to a pre-course visit).
None | Previous EFAW+F certificate if refreshing
MediArb Ltd & mwmac Training Certificate
Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection | the need for recording incidents and actions | use of available equipment
Assess the situation and circumstances to act safely, promptly and effectively in anemergency
Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes andbruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).