Travel Safety and First Aid



The two-day course is an extension of the one-day Travel Safety Management course, adding a basic life support / First Aid training package on the second day.  Certain countries do not have the medical infrastructure and emergency response resources we often take for granted in the West.

Dealing with injuries or trauma first hand, due to the poor response levels and abilities of the local emergency services is a daunting prospect.  The chaotic scenes of a road traffic accident, a hotel fire or the proximity to an explosion could have certain fatal consequences for victims if basic life support techniques are ignored.  You may well have basic equipment at hand in the hotel or the vehicle you’re travelling in; having the knowledge and the confidence to use some simple basic lifesaving procedures / techniques could make all the difference to trauma casualties.

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Overview: Travel Safety

Research and design his or her own trip safely and effectively through Risk Assessment. Discussion of Emergency Procedures in the event of a situation together with the Actions one would take. Understanding the environment, its culture, your behavior, do’s and don’ts, intimidation, and communication skills are only a few of the elements of situational awareness. Planning your trips within certain countries may be more important than your trips in and out of the country.  Journey Management from hotel to business meeting or social event is equally important. Your Movement Procedures are important for an effective response in the event of an emergency. Road traffic accidents (RTA), checkpoint behavior, carjacking and kidnapping have to be considered in your own daily movement routine, including your trip from the airport to your hotel. Managing confrontation when you are out and about is an important skill to avoid being delayed or even detained by official and non-official forces of authority.  Keeping your eyes and ears open to your surroundings is a constant task in your attempt to spot and avoid the impact of crimescams and kidnap. Your physical and mental health is important and being aware of the health risks may prevent a long term disease from taking hold for months and years after your trip.

Overview: Basic Life Support

Awareness of immediate Danger to yourself, the scene and the victim is important. The Response levels of your victim can determine your follow-on approach to administering first aid. Someone with a Catastrophic bleed will need urgent attention and prioritising life threatening injuries is part of a critical sequencing of life support. Life will not exist without oxygen to the heart and brain and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is another simple and essential technique to be learnt. A patient must have a good Airway to Breathe to stay alive.  Circulation is another continuation of basic life support and preventing any further blood loss.  A simple acronym (DR C ABC) to aid your primary survey of a victim will help you keep a cool head. Cultural considerations are another important factor in the advent of medical intervention is some high risk countries.


  • 2 Day Travel Safety and First Aid (Modules) +
    • Identifying the threat
    • Pre-travel preparation & self sufficiency
    • Personal security
    • Situational awareness
    • Cultural Awareness & Leisure Activities
    • Journey management
    • Aviation security & hotel security
    • Avoiding Confrontation
    • Managing Confrontation
    • Civil Unrest / Public Disorder
    • High impact crimes – kidnap for ransom
    • Health risks
    • Medical Support in Country
    • 1 Day Basic Life Support (see overview above for details)

    Courses can be conducted on company premises if required.

Course Attendance:
  • Candidates will receive joining instructions via email to the email address provided on the booking form.
  • It is the responsibility of the individual completing the course registration/booking form to ensure joining instructions are received by the candidate.
  • If the joining instructions are not received, it is the responsibility of the individual who completed the course registration/booking form to contact EQUIPP’s training department to arrange for them to be reissued.
  • Failure to attend the course will result in 100% cancellation fee.
  • EQUIPP will send all correspondence primarily via email to the email address provided on the booking form. If alternative details are received after the booking form has been submitted, they will supersede the original details and all future correspondence will be sent to the new address.
  • It may be necessary, for reasons beyond the control of EQUIPP to change the timing of the programme, the venue or the tutor.

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