Would you know what to do if you found a seriously injured casualty lying on the ground? Some people may become paralyzed with fear but with a few simple steps, your good deed will go a long way, providing the emergency service team with the vital information they need to take immediate action.
After reading this blog post you will see that first aid really is as easy as DR ABC.
The introduction of health and safety dates back to 1802 with the Factory Act, the UK’s first law protecting the welfare of people at work. This act prohibited pauper apprentices from night work and working hours were reduced to 12 hours a day.
During the 1800s factory workers were at high risk of severe injury due to the operation of machinery without safeguards and clumsiness linked with long hours and fatigue. Thankfully, we have come a long way since then but health and safety measures are still crucial and the safety and welfare of employees should be top of the agenda.
It’s February which means that retailers will be branded with hearts and shelves will be piled high with chocolates, foil balloons and bouquets. Love is officially in the air.
Valentine’s Day brings matters of the heart to our attention as we show our significant other how much they mean to us. But did you know that it’s National Heart Month too?
For us, this month is not just about showering our loved ones with gifts, we also want to highlight the need for public access defibrillators - not only do they mend broken hearts but they save lives too.