FAW+F FORESTRY (Forestry First Aid) Training

Lumber warehouse worker injured in leg, Colleagues help and support to go to the first aid room for treatment.
man injured with an ax while working with wood in the forest. blood and severed thumb. she holds it in her hand and goes for surgery to have it transplanted and sutured. amputated, amputees, bleed, ax, bloody, inexperienced

FAW+F stands for First Aid at Work + Forestry. It's a specific type of first aid course designed for those who work in the forestry sector or other similar environments with an increased risk of certain injuries.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is ideal for:

  • Forestry workers (e.g., loggers, tree surgeons, harvester operators)
  • Anyone working in arboriculture or agriculture
  • Individuals working in remote or wilderness environments

What Does the Course Cover?

FAW+F builds upon the standard first aid training (FAW or EFAW) by incorporating additional topics specific to forestry work. Here's a breakdown of the typical course content:

  • Incident Management: How to assess an emergency situation and take control.
  • Basic Life Support Procedures: CPR, AED use, and managing an unconscious casualty.
  • Common Medical Conditions: Learn how to handle situations like asthma, diabetes, and epilepsy.
  • Forestry-Specific Injuries: Focuses on treating severe bleeding (e.g., chainsaw injuries), crush injuries, hypothermia, and Lyme disease.
  • Accident Reporting: The proper way to document an accident or incident.

Ready to Ensure Workplace Safety?

Total Compliance provides comprehensive HSE-certified FAW+F training.

 

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