First Aid

First Aid and the Manufacturing Industry

First Aid and the Manufacturing Industry

Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Health & Safety, Manual Handling

Within the manufacturing industry, many workplaces are considered high-risk environments due to the operation of machinery. Having an abundance of first aiders on site will ensure that swift action can be taken to assess the severity of an injury and carry out the appropriate measures so that the casualty has the best chance of recovery possible. 

How to Respond to a Medical Emergency

How to Respond to a Medical Emergency

Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

25% of people rely on passers-by to carry out first aid or wait for an ambulance. What if the casualty was in a critical condition and there was no one else around to come to their aid? What should you do?  

Back to School: Keeping Children Safe on the Commute

Back to School: Keeping Children Safe on the Commute

Date: Thursday, 03 September 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Paediatric

The nights are starting to draw in and with the clocks going back next month it will be even darker when children leave school for the day. This means that as your child rushes home in time for tea it will be more dangerous than before.

How to Treat Burns and Scalds

How to Treat Burns and Scalds

Date: Thursday, 20 August 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid

Mishaps happen to the best of us.
 
Maybe you have been instructed by your other half to stop pampering yourself and hurry up because you are going to miss your table reservation. One wrong move with the curling wand leaves you with a very painful burn on your hand.
 
Or perhaps the Baby (who is into absolutely everything) has tottered, arms open wide towards your morning brew. It’s a disaster waiting to happen! You bellow “Nooooo” and dive in front of your bewildered child. Meanwhile, your steaming hot coffee has tumbled out of your ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug all over your legs.
 
OUCH.
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