FAW + F (Forestry first aid)

First Aid at Work for Forestry Workers

This course is an HSE, FAW + F forestry first aid at work course. It tailors the standard first aid content for forestry workers and covers the additional topics required by the Forestry Commission i.e. severe bleeding, crush injuries, hypothermia and Lymes disease.

Course Covers:

  • Incident Management
  • Basic Life Support Procedures
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Heart Disease and CPR
  • Common medical problems such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Dealing with severe bleeding
  • Burns and wounds
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Managing fractures, sprains and soft tissue injuries
  • Accident Reporting
  • Hypothermia
  • Crush injuries
  • Lymes Disease

The Forestry Commission recommend those who work in the Forestry industry attend FAW + F training which includes additional topics relevant to the risks and nature or their work.  

Our forestry first aid course includes the Forestry Commission recommend topics:

  • Severe bleeding (i.e. chainsaw injury)
  • Crush injury
  • Hypothermia
  • Lymes Disease

These topics are to covered in addition to core first aid skills taken from the the standard first aid at work training syllabus.  The First Aid at Work courses should be delivered over 18 hours, not including breaks, normally run over three days.


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FAW + F (Forestry first aid) is offered as a bespoke course. Contact us with your dates and locations

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Just wanted to say thanks v much for the course, you were a great trainer, laid back but thorough and made it an enjoyable few days! Thanks again.

Participant on a FAW + F forestry first aid course

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