The railway industry represents a vital part of our infrastructure and we rely upon trained professionals to keep this service available on a 24/7 basis. However, it also needs to be appreciated that this is one of the most dangerous environments. Whether referring to remote working conditions or the nearly constant presence of heavy machinery, injuries can and will occur if the proper training has not bee obtained. This is why the team at First Medical Training is pleased to offer a course which specific targets the most important first-aid techniques for railway workers.
Addressing Industry-Specific Injuries and Situations
Railway personnel will often be exposed to a handful of industry-related hazards that may not be present within other situations. Spinal injuries, becoming pinned between two pieces of machinery and compound fractures are a handful of examples. This course aims to provide the targeted information needed to provide on-site treatment until emergency medical services arrive. Some other concepts which are offered within this three-day seminar include how to control bleeding, assessing heart attacks, resuscitation and the use of defibrillators, head injuries, burns, and how to apply bandages.
Legal and Regulatory Issues Explained
The health and safety of railway workers is also affected by the ability to assess the situation at hand and to follow the proper reporting procedures. This first-aid course will likewise tackle these and other pertinent regulatory concerns so that accountability is never called into question.
If you would like to learn more about what is offered or to book a reservation in advance, please do not hesitate to contact a specialist at First Medical Training.