Agriculture is considered the most dangerous industry in the UK. Some 22 farm workers lost their lives on British farms over the past year.
A sobering statistic and so the Yorkshire Agricultural Society wants to do what it can to promote best safety practices on farms.
That’s why our Yorkshire Food Farming and Rural Network has teamed up with partners and is offering heavily subsidised First Aid training for farmers in May 2023.
Course date: Thursday 25 May 2023
Two separate sessions: AM (9am-12.30pm) and PM (1.30pm-5pm)
Venue: Skipton Auction Mart
Cost: £20 + £2.38 booking fee
(Normal price: £100 + VAT)
Be quick, places are available on a first come first served basis and will fill up fast.
How is it funded?
This training opportunity has been kindly supported by the Yorkshire Food Farming and Rural Network which has secured legacy funding from the Partnership Investment Fund Limited to offer a training support programme for the benefit of rural and farming SMEs in North Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Agricultural Society has funds to also support farmers in East Riding, West, South Yorkshire take up this training opportunity.
This half-day course covers essential first-aid skills such as assessing a casualty, the correct recovery position, how to administer CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator.
You will also learn about the treatment of crush injuries, amputation, impalement, and severe bleeding and is led by qualified health care professionals registered with the Health & Care Professions Council.
Participants will be presented with a certificate following completion of the course.
Numbers for each session will be capped at 12-15 participants.