A comprehensive course providing sufficient knowledge and practical skill to allow the candidate to deal with sudden illness and emergencies including catastrophic bleeding and hypothermia in the Forestry and Timber industry. This course is designed to allow for variations in candidate requirements or can be balanced to suit special company / industry needs and is particularly suitable for companies whose risk assessment allows for a reduced level of cover. The course is ideal for all members of staff particularly those who feel a basic knowledge of First Aid would be advantageous to them and their company.
Aims and Objectives: On completion of the course the candidate will be able to deal with:
Action at an emergency
Wounds and bleeding
Burns and Scalds
Use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Resuscitation procedures C.P.R techniques
Treatment of Shock
Miscellaneous illnesses and injuries
HSE Legislation and requirements record keeping etc
On successful completion candidates will be awarded a certificate in Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW)+F valid for three years.
Annual half day refresher training will be provided FREE to MFTG certificate holders.