Work at Height Emergency First Aid

First aid training specifically tailored to the needs of work at height or work in remote locations.

This is a highly practical course delivered by trainers with wide experience of attending casualty incidents in extreme environments.

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Work at Height Emergency First Aid

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For people who wish to work in remote areas and may be required to administer first aid.

The Work at Height Emergency First Aid syllabus includes sessions on the types of care available to a casualty at height, together with consideration related to moving the casualty and possible rescue.

For people who wish to work in remote ares and may be required to administer first aid. This course covers the requirements of the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW).

The Work at Height Emergency First Aid course covers both AED and casualty care training.

Also contains practical scenarios to assess, stabilise and monitor the condition of a casualty then package them with the minimum of equipment.

Skills covered include: Basic hygiene for first aid procedures, head injury, spinal injury, prompt and effective communication, recognition and monitoring of Hyper / hypo thermia, the effects of suspension intolerance in a suspended casualty, primary and secondary surveys, airway management, injury assessment, bleeding control and spinal management techniques

This Work at Height Emergency First Aid course is not intended to teach the elementary use of fall protection equipment. It is essential that all candidates are already competent in such use, including an understanding of how to fit and use a harness, the need for safe connection at all times and the use of an energy absorbing lanyard.

This course is arranged to order for groups only. Please call us for details.

Course Details

Duration: 2 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements: Candidates must be competent in the use of fall arrest equipment. Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TSK2U
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.
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