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How to treat burns: A workplace guide

How to treat burns: A workplace guide

Date: Friday, 22 January 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training, Health & Safety

Every employer has a duty to assess the potential risks and hazards in their business in order to ensure the welfare of their staff.

These will naturally differ depending on what the business does and the environment employees are expected to work in. In this post, we will focus on how to prevent and treat burns.

5 reasons why you should learn first aid

5 reasons why you should learn first aid

Date: Thursday, 21 January 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training

Have your New Year’s Resolutions gone out of the window already? Perhaps it would be easier to put your diet on hold, at least until after Pancake Day... or Easter. Plus there’s really no point in starting up that strict exercise regime until the weather gets a little warmer – icicles on your running trainers? Ain’t nobody got time for that. 

But on the road to self-improvement it’s good to start as you mean to go on, so rather than putting off your goals until the spring, why not start off by learning a new set of skills with the potential to save lives? 

The Importance of Public Access Defibrillators

The Importance of Public Access Defibrillators

Date: Thursday, 01 October 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Courses

When someone’s life hangs in the balance every second is crucial. In fact, for every passing minute, someone experiencing cardiac arrest loses 10% of their survival chances. This is why defibrillators need to be made accessible and visible to all members of staff.  Can you really afford to keep it under lock and key?

How do AEDs/ Defibrillators Function?

How do AEDs/ Defibrillators Function?

Date: Friday, 15 May 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Courses

We’ve all heard it. That dreadful, infinite beep of somebody ‘flat-lining’ on the television, their desperate family sobbing whilst wrestling with hospital staff to be at their side,  a flurry of people entering and placing pads on the patient’s chest “Shocking in 3 2 1... CLEAR.” The jolt of the patient’s body as they are miraculously brought back to life.

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