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Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015

Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015

Date: Thursday, 29 October 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

The Resuscitation Council was established in 1983 to promote high-quality practice in all aspects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
 
Every five years, after carrying out extensive research, the organisation formulates appropriate guidelines for the resuscitation process. These guidelines are followed by health care professionals and first aid training organisations to ensure that learners are given the appropriate training to carry out successful CPR.
Things to remember on the fifth of November

Things to remember on the fifth of November

Date: Tuesday, 27 October 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Fire Safety

Bonfire night is fast approaching and it won’t be long before we leave the house in a blanket of scarves to the smell of crisp leaves and smoke. It’s easy to get lost in the bursts of colour across the night’s sky and the mesmerizing fizz of a sparkler as you scrawl your name. But remember as you are admiring the spectacle with an “ooh” and an “ahh” that it’s vital you keep a safe distance. 

Staying Safe this Halloween

Staying Safe this Halloween

Date: Monday, 26 October 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

Trick or treat- things can get a little out of hand on Halloween. Children get a little giddy at the thought of how many sweets they will receive, bizarre games like bobbing apple are played and there’s often a few tricksters around armed with eggs shouting “mischief managed”.  

Halloween is a fantastic holiday, but when the ghosts, witches and zombies are out in full force please remember that the witching hour is dark and there are many things you must consider in terms of your child’s safety.

How to stop a child or infant from choking

How to stop a child or infant from choking

Date: Monday, 19 October 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

According to a study published by the American Academy of Paediatrics, choking is the leading cause of death in children under four years old. At Imperative Training we are passionate about supplying people with the skills to save lives; therefore, we have compiled a step-by-step guide of the vital steps you must take if an infant or child is choking.  

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