First Aid

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.  

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.

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