Training

First aid, the law and your business

First aid, the law and your business

Jenny Brannan
Posted by: Jenny Brannan

Date: Wednesday, 07 December 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies, Training, Paediatric

Why is first aid important?

Would you know what to do in a medical emergency? Every day hundreds of accidents occur at work or at home. Having the right skills and knowledge and the confidence to know what to do should a person need medical assistance, can greatly improve their chances of survival and increase the extent that they recover.

UK HSE Update Part 2 – Blended Learning

UK HSE Update Part 2 – Blended Learning

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training, Online Training

So you may have heard about the changes to the way training providers can deliver First Aid Training in the UK, like the inclusion of Blended Learning. But how will this affect you and what potential changes will you see in our courses?

UK HSE Update Part 1 – Inclusion of AED Training, Tourniquets & Haemostatic Dressings

UK HSE Update Part 1 – Inclusion of AED Training, Tourniquets & Haemostatic Dressings

Mike Dennis
Posted by: Mike Dennis

Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators, Courses, Training

Awareness of defibrillators has increased dramatically over the last 5 years in the UK and it’s an intuitive recommendation by the HSE to include training on defibrillators into first aid at work courses.

4 first aid practices to master before partaking in extreme sport

4 first aid practices to master before partaking in extreme sport

Chloe Sells
Posted by: Chloe Sells

Date: Friday, 22 July 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Training

If there’s anything that Olympic athlete Zoe Gillings-Brier has taught us it’s that safety is paramount when competing in an extreme sport such as snowboarding.  
 
Zoe recognises that training to a high level of intensity can put a real strain on your ticker and the importance of safeguarding against cardiac arrest in the same way you would carry a first aid kit to treat a wound or broken bones. For this reason, Zoe reached out to us in search of a life-saving defibrillator to protect herself and her team when on the slopes and travelling to competitions.
 
If you’re participating in extreme sports it’s useful to familiarise yourself with AED access points at sport centres and gyms as well as develop your understanding of how to treat injuries to protect yourself and others.
 
But where do you start? Well, the purpose of this blog post is to educate you about different first aid methods to master before you even think about scaling that wall or whizzing down the ski slopes, so first things first....
<<  1 [23 4 5 6  >>