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Cooking up a Storm – Why Food Hygiene at Christmas is Vital

Cooking up a Storm – Why Food Hygiene at Christmas is Vital

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 21 December 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid Emergencies, Food

Christmas is just a matter of days away, and we cannot wait to be tucking into our Christmas Dinner. For many of us here at imperative, our Christmas Dinner is the highlight of our Christmas day. Sitting around the table surrounded by family eating a homemade roast, what could be better? 

Nightmare Before Christmas: No First Aid Training

Nightmare Before Christmas: No First Aid Training

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 14 December 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

Christmas is upon us once again and with all of the excitement and festivities that this time of year brings, it is easy to forget about health and safety.

This is when accidents can occur, so it is important to take extra care, both in and out of work.

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Heart

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Heart

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 07 December 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

During the Christmas and New Year period there is an increase in festivities and events such as family get togethers, parties and work functions. Whilst this is a fun and festive time of year for all, it can also mean a time of excess, especially when it comes to alcohol.

When and why should a defibrillator be used?

When and why should a defibrillator be used?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and effective CPR is the only definitive treatment for a victim of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart, through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest in an attempt to restart the heart in a regular rhythm. 

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