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Are you beach safety ready?

Are you beach safety ready?

Date: Monday, 11 July 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid

At the first sign of sunshine, a large quantity of the population will be prodding their bellies questioning “when will I be beach body ready?” when the question on everyone’s lips should be “am I beach safety ready?”
 
In the same way that you would divide your clothes between two suitcases to make sure that if one goes missing you won’t have to bare all, it’s wise to prepare for medical emergencies so that nothing gets in the way of your fun and relaxation.
 
 Broadening your knowledge of injuries that are more likely to occur whilst you’re frolicking on the beach or taking a leisurely stroll, will allow you to treat them correctly making sure that the injury is less likely to become susceptible to infection, ensuring a speedy recovery. 
Sun Safety

Sun Safety

Date: Monday, 04 July 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid

After spending weeks eating clean, you finally feel ready to show off your new bikini.  Rubber ring in hand, you take a deep breath and you’re ready to step out of your towel and strut your stuff. Wait - “ow, ow, ow!” the hot tiles beneath you create a searing pain that sends you into a tiptoeing frenzy until you nose dive into the pool – not cool!

It just goes to show how the intense heat of the sun can build up and cause some real damage, imagine the effects of this on your poor skin! 

How to perform CPR

How to perform CPR

Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators, Courses, Online Training

 
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation is the process we use to maintain the blood flow around the body and to keep the heart in a shockable rhythm ready for the arrival of a defibrillator. 
The ratio of chest compressions to rescue breaths during CPR is 30:2. 
Are You Qualified to Practice Food Safety?

Are You Qualified to Practice Food Safety?

Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2016. -  
Are You Qualified? , Blog, Food

Anyone working in the kitchen and food industry, whether it's a chef of a member of senior management, has a responsibility to follow the correct health and safety regulations.

It is a requirement by law that food business operators ensure their employees receive instruction and training in how to practice safe food handling. Senior members of staff, including head chefs, middle and upper management and food hygiene trainers must have the correct qualifications to be able to train their staff properly.

Without the correct regulations and procedures, you run the risk of sickness, legal action including fines and even losing your job or business.

Our inforgram explains the aspects of the TQUK Food Safety in Catering Course and whether you are qualified, and possess the relevant knowledge and skills to practice food safety.

Take our short quiz below to find out if you need to take the course in order to properly understand food safety and the risks involved.

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