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Over the past year there has been an increasing number of accidents that have resulted in farming injuries and deaths, this coupled with the understandable ambulance response times in rural areas areas, leaves members of the public in rural areas vulnerable. 

The Irish Red Cross will focus on promoting the benefits of First Aid to rural communities, giving communities a user friendly First Aid guide and encouraging participation in specifically designed Farm First Aid course.

If you would like to book your place or find out more information about Farm First Aid please contact us below. 

The course is designed to allow the participants to attain a basic understanding of key Farm First Aid situations and their treatment. Successful completion of the course results in the issue of a certificate for each candidate by the Irish Red Cross.

The key items covered on the course are:

Patient Assessment

Compression only CPR

Secondary Assessment

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chemical Poisoning



Approaching an incident

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All courses are available nationwide and can be booked by emailing us at or by contacting our training team on 01 6424679 or lo-call 1890 502 502.

Other training course available from the Irish Red Cross:

• First Aid Response & First Aid Response Refresher

• Manual Handling

• Farm First Aid 

• People Moving

• Fire Marshal

• Practical first aid

• First Aid for Students

• Family & Paediatric First Aid

• First Aid for Road Users

• Emergency first aid

• AED, CPR and Cardiac First Responder training are available in 4 hour courses.

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