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Wind Farm Emergency Training

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Wind Farm Emergency Training

We have been providing Emergency First aid training and consultancy on Emergency Procedures for various Renewable Energy site over the last couple years. With so many wind farms being constructed and run in remote locations it would take emergency services an extended period to reach these sites. It’s therefore important that these sites have a way of responding to incidents and provide care to employees until help arrives. We were grateful to be able to help Bam and Siemens with Emergency First Aid Training in particular looking at the types of equipment and techniques to treat injured employees in a winter environment in the Scottish Mountains.

Applying a leg vacuum splint

Applying a leg vacuum splint

During the two one days sessions we looked at different types of vacuum splints, emergency shelters and stretchers, the practical sessions allowed employees to train and practice treating casualties in the setting where they work.

Simulating a Hypothermic casualty

Simulating a Hypothermic casualty

Here’s what some of the trainees had to say about the sessions:

‘Course structure was ideal starting with basics and leading to outside practicals.’

‘Course content was excellent, particularly useful to try new kit for real.’

‘Relevance of course was ideal coming into winter.’

Treating casualties inside emergency shelters

Treating casualties inside emergency shelters

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Cairngorm Adventure Triathlon 2018 - First Aid Cover

Cairngorm Adventure Triathlon 2018 - First Aid Cover

Awesome day providing first aid cover for The Cairngorm adventure Triathlon 2018 based at Loch Morlich.

The ‘CAT’ is a 3km canoe, 25km bike and 5km run. Fantastic locally run event supporting local athletes.

We had a mobile team out on the Sluggan pass, which followed the main body of competitors round as they completed the bike and run sections. We also had a team based at the beach and the finish area. 

Starman Night Triathlon 2018 - Medical and First Aid Cover

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Starman Night Triathlon 2018 - Medical and First Aid Cover

Avium are providing medical and safety cover for the Cairngorm section of the Starman Night Triathlon, hosted by True Grit Events. 

The event comprises of a 1.2mile swim in Loch Morlich, 56mile bike around Speyside and finishing up with a 13mile run up Cairngorm and Meall a’ Bhuachaille and then back to the beach at Loch Morlich.

 

 

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