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Arborist First Aid

A short course in first aid specifically for the Arboriculturist and Utility Arborist.

6 hours over one day; usually 9.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.

The course covers the following core subjects –

  • calling for help/disaster management

  • head injury/unconsciousness

  • bleeding, kick back and severe bleeding/minor injury

  • burns, over and underground electric strike

  • thorn strike/infections
  • falls from height/suspension trauma
  • choking
  • fitting
  • cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Lyme disease and Leptospirosis


Other subject matter can be included dependent upon the risk assessment.

At the end of this one day course you should receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, to comply with Health and Safety (First Aid), 1981, approved Code of Practice L74, 1st October, 2013, which is valid for three years.