First Aid for Wind Turbines (VTQ) - FAWT
Who can take this Course?
Wind Turbine workers
VTQ Level 3
About the Course
The course meets the requirements of the wind turbine industry and therefore meets the FAWT training standards. You will learn all the first aid skills for treating emergencies unique to the wind turbine industry. The course is compliant with industry standards of the HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines as well as following safety protocol for the Coronavirus 19.
A first aider's job responsibilities and duties should be understood.
Explain the need for permission to offer first aid and explain the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
2. How to assess an incident
When needed, how to do a scene assessment and a basic assessment of a victim.
3. Be able to help an unconscious victim with first aid.
Explain how to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to a victim who is having a seizure
4. Be prepared to help someone who is choking.
By knowing the difference between mild and severe choking, understanding the choking algorithm, and dealing with a choking victim.
5. Be confident to give first aid to a casualty with external bleeding.
By identifying the severity of external bleeding and showing how to stem external bleeding.
6. How to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
By identifying the signs and symptoms of shock such as Hypovolaemia, how to give first aid to someone with symptoms of shock.
7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries.
By knowing what first aid to give to someone with - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters, minor burns and scalds.
Unit 2: This unit deals with how to identify and manage Illness and Injury where you work.
1. How to conduct a secondary survey.
1.1 Conduct a casualty medical history and antecedents leading to the incident.
1.2 Show how to conduct a head-to-toe survey.
2. Show how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
2.1 Identifying suspected fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains.
2.2 Show how to give first aid for fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains.
2.3 Demonstrate how to apply, a support sling and an elevated sling.
3. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries.
3.1 Recognise a suspected head injury and spinal injury.
3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head injury.
3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury.
4. How to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injury.
4.1 What is a suspected: Flail chest / penetrating chest injury.
4.2 How to give first aid for a Flail chest / penetrating chest injury.
5. How to give first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds.
What are the factors that influence the severity of burns and scalds.
5.2 Identify how to provider first aid for burns involving: dry heat/wet heat/electricity/chemicals.
6. How to give first aid to a casualty with an eye injury.
6.1 First aid for eye injuries involving: Dust/chemicals/embedded objects.
7. Know how to give first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
7.1 Routes of entry for poisons in humans.
7.2 How to administer first aid to a casualty of sudden poisoning.
7.3 How to look for clues vital for treating those affected by sudden poisoning.
8. How to give first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis.
8.1 What are common triggers for anaphylaxis?
8.2 When will you suspect anaphylaxis?
8.3 First aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis.
9. How to provide first aid to a casualty with a suspected major illness.
9.1 Signs and symptoms of Heart attack, Stroke, Epileptic seizure, Asthma attack, Diabetic emergency.
9.1 First aid Treatment to a casualty suffering from Heart attack / Stroke / Epileptic seizure / Asthma attack / Diabetic emergency.