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Agriculture and Forestry

Agriculture and Forestry

The Agriculture and Forestry industry can greatly benefit from physical and mental health first aid training provided by Madeleys First Aid Plus.

Here are the reasons why:

  1. Physical Hazards: The Agriculture and Forestry industry involves working with heavy machinery, tools, and equipment, as well as exposure to natural elements and environmental hazards. This increases the risk of accidents, injuries, and health issues such as cuts, burns, falls, and exposure to harmful substances. Physical first aid training equips workers with the necessary skills to respond promptly and effectively to on-site emergencies, providing immediate care until professional help arrives.
  2. Occupational Health Challenges: Workers in the Agriculture and Forestry industry may face unique health challenges, including exposure to pesticides, chemicals, allergens, and extreme weather conditions. These factors can contribute to respiratory problems, skin conditions, heat-related illnesses, and other health issues. Physical first aid training educates workers on preventive measures, safe handling of substances, and how to recognize and respond to health emergencies specific to their industry.
  3. Mental Health and Stress: Agriculture and Forestry workers often experience high levels of stress due to factors such as long hours, demanding physical labour, and uncertain economic conditions. This can lead to mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and burnout. Mental health first aid training equips individuals with strategies to manage stress, recognize signs of mental distress, and promote positive mental well-being.
  4. Remote and Isolated Work Environments: Many Agriculture and Forestry tasks involve working in remote and isolated locations, far from immediate medical assistance. This poses unique challenges in accessing timely medical care during emergencies. Physical first aid training ensures that workers are equipped with the necessary skills to provide initial medical support until professional help can be reached.
  5. Equipment Operation and Maintenance: The Agriculture and Forestry industry rely heavily on the operation and maintenance of various types of machinery, vehicles, and equipment. Physical first aid training ensures that workers are trained in the safe operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of equipment, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.
  6. Environmental Conservation and Safety: The Agriculture and Forestry industry plays a vital role in environmental conservation. It involves activities such as reforestation, land management, and conservation efforts. Physical and mental health first aid training helps workers develop a safety-conscious mindset, emphasizing environmental protection, risk assessment, and adherence to safety protocols to ensure the well-being of both workers and the environment.
  7. Seasonal Work and Transition Challenges: Agriculture and Forestry work is often seasonal, with periods of intense activity and periods of low activity. This can lead to challenges in managing work-life balance and transitioning between work cycles. Mental health first aid training provides individuals with tools for stress management, coping with transitions, and maintaining overall well-being throughout the seasonal nature of the industry.

By providing physical and mental health first aid training, Madeleys First Aid Plus supports the Agriculture and Forestry industry in creating a safer and healthier work environment. This leads to reduced accidents and injuries, improved mental well-being, increased productivity, and enhanced overall job satisfaction among workers in these industries.


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Agriculture and Forestry

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Voices of Trust and Success

I can’t believe how much I learned about mental health in just one day. The course is really interesting and very informative - Lou teaches in a way that enables plenty of interaction and discussion between the learners, breaking down any stigma people may have about talking about mental health issues. I now think very differently about how a person may be thinking or feeling, and I am mindful of their words and actions and how it could be a warning sign or a cry for help. Being a mental health first aider means I could make a difference to someone who is struggling. That is a massive and personal thing to me.

First Aid for Mental Health

Audrey Whyle, ArtShack

I have been singing her praises and we're already booked in for our First Aid at work and safeguarding training.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable People

Fearless Female Education Ltd

An excellent course that was informative and well taught. Louise did a brilliant job of explaining all areas of First Aid-what we needed to do and why which massively helped the learning experience and my ability to retain life saving information. I would highly recommend this course.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Katie Iles, The SeaChange Trust

From the start to finish Louise was informative, practical and interesting. With her extensive background and experience within the medical industry including A an E, she was able to pitch real scenarios at us regardless of the nature of our business or employment which made the whole day much more relevant. Very Highly recommended to anyone either refreshing or starting First Aid for the first time and I wouldn't hesitate to offer her and Madeleys First Aid Plus services to anyone who needs First Aid qualifications.

First Aid at Work

Phil Rowley, Rowley Racing

Louise came highly recommended for Mental Health First Aid training and after a chat with her, I quickly realised she was definitely the right fit for me and my team. Louise was efficient, patient (7 rather chatty women), friendly and tremendously knowledgable which made the course one of the best training sessions I have ever been on. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day and nearly three weeks later, we are still talking about the training and more importantly, putting it into practice. I feel fortunate to have found someone who understood our needs and could deliver so effectively to such a diverse team. Keeping everyone's interest and getting all of us engaged is no meant feat and Lou made it look easy.

First Aid for Mental Health

Fearless Female Education Ltd

I am more confident to help if ever needed, who knew there was a “best side” for the recovery position! Very good information regarding the use of the defib machine, I’d be confident to use it if ever needed!

First aid at Work

Enville Estates

FAQs

Please contact us for any other questions.

I would like to invoice my course to my employer, how do I do this?

If you email me at madeleysfirstaidplus@gmail.com, I will send an invoice to your employer, but it must be paid in full prior to the course commencement date.

Where are the courses held?

The course may be held at our office, 64 High Street, Much Wenlock, TF13 6AE, or any venue of your own.

Can a course be held at my venue or place of work?

Yes, we can also hold courses at your venue depending on the number of delegates, or the course may be online.

Are there prerequisites to do a course?

No, not usually, however if it is a “bolt on” course, such as Forestry & Farming First Aid, you need to have an Emergency First Aid at Work course that is in date, the course information pdf will say if there is a prerequisite, or email us at madeleysfirstaidplus@gmail.com

When will I receive my joining instructions?

Joining instructions will be emailed to you a week before commencement of the course.

Do I have to pay a deposit for my course?

If booking online it is payable in full.  If booking a group at your own venue, there is a 50% deposit on booking, and payment in full prior to the commencement date.

What is the cancellation period prior to the start of the course?

In order to receive a refund, you must cancel within 48 hours prior to the course commencement date.

Will I be required to do any pre-course work?

Face to face courses do not generally require pre-course preparation, however the online courses require work prior to the date, which will be emailed to you following booking onto the course

What happens if I cancel/transfer my course place?

You can cancel or transfer up to 48 hours prior to the course commencement date

What support will I receive after my course?

We have aftercare following the course, which we will give details  to you during the course.

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