Learn the Essentials of First Aid for carrying out forestry
The National MedicAid Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 course (EFAW-F) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. This course is available as a National MedicAid CPD certified qualification, all 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 2017 changes. Also included to comply with the latest HSE and ERC guidelines, are Tourniquets and Haemostatic dressings.
This version of the EFAW 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.
This qualification is accepted in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is also accepted in many other countries. Students must be a minimum age is 14 years old.
A modern approach to training, backed up by years of experience providing online, blended and classroom courses. Clear, concise and engaging, when you choose National MedicAid you reduce the cost, not the quality of your training.
The HSE and Forestry Commission, strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher course.
This course comes with 7.0 hours of CPD. The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate.
Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
- 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
- 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
- 1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid
- 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
- 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
- 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary
- 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
- 3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
- 3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
- 3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure
- 4.1 Identify when choking is: - mild-severe
- 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
- 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
- 5.2 Demonstrate control of external bleeding
- 6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
- 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters
- 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds