Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid +F (RQF)
The QA Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid +F (RQF) qualification is ideal for those who work or intend to work in a forestry, agricultural or remote environment, such as tree surgeons and farmers.
Did you know that there were 158 fatal injuries to workers in the agriculture, forestry, and fishing sector in the last 5 years?
Successful learners will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills needed to treat a range of injuries and diseases that could occur in these environments, such as Lyme disease and catastrophic bleeding. Designed to accompany a regulated First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, this nationally recognised qualification has been specifically developed to meet the recommendations of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.
What is Covered?
- Extreme cold
- Extreme heat
- Treatment of Adder snake bites
- Catastrophic bleeding, including:
- Direct pressure
- Haemostatic agents
- Crush injuries
- Lyme disease
First Aid Certificate
Prior to completing this course you will need a valid Emergency First Aid or First Aid at Work certificate. To book this course please click here: https://www.hmbtrainingservices.co.uk/latest-news/offer/emergency-first-aid
Our one-day emergency first aid training qualification is for individuals who wish to act as the first aider. You will gain an understanding of first aid and experience will help you fulfil your role.
In view of ‘The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981’ require all employers to make suitable arrangements. This is to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. In particular, includes carrying out a risk assessment. Appointing a suitable amount of first aiders, and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!