Sports First Aid Kits A first aid kit is vital for sports coaches to enable them to provide an effective response to emergencies as well as common sports injuries while coaching. Although commercial first aid kits are available, the great majority of them are not designed to cover the needs that are specific to athletes [...]
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In 2011 the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) made a change to the way workplace First Aid training was conducted. In simple terms the 4 Day First Aid at Work (FAW) was reduced to 3 days certification remained at 3 years. However the assessment process was 1-6 learners would have 1 assessor and 7-12 would [...]
A fascinating new take has emerged on the concept of medical assistance as well as methods of trying to reduce response time in emergency situations. Although drones are already in use for a variety of different purposes, ranging from delivering packages to photography to performing aerial surveys, this is the very first time that these [...]
If you are an emergency responder you have probably already had first person on the scene first aid training, also sometimes referred to as FPOS first aid training. However, if you are simply thinking about being an emergency responder, this might be something new that you'll want to look into. Knowing basic first aid is [...]
If someone collapses and appears to have had a heart attack you should of course call for an ambulance. However if the situation is serious enough and you have the tools and the ability it may be necessary for you to use an Automated External Defibrillator in order to try and save their life while [...]
Football is one of the most loved sports on the planet. It is the most watched sport in the world and a great number of adults and children play on a daily basis. It is because of its widespread popularity that injuries are so common. Injuries in football matches can occur while playing or watching [...]
One of the most serious conditions that can attack a person is sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). This is where Automated External Defibrillator training comes in handy as it can save life of a patient before administering of further treatment. Saving Lives Using Automated External Defibrillators According to the Resuscitation Council (UK), over 30,000 cardiac arrests [...]
It is important to learn a few basic first aid skills as you never know when a situation may arise when first aid is called for. You never know, you may just save someone's life. Here are 10 first aid tips that everyone should learn: 1. ABC These initials refer to priorities you must put [...]
If taken for granted, health and safety at the workplace could cost you a lot. Apart from being a public safety requirement, these measures make your business an ideal place to work in. Most incidents happen on factory floors or construction sites. Even in an office, one of your employees can trip on an electric cable [...]
Have you ever considered taking a first aid training course? Perhaps you have but are thinking that it may not come into use very often but that might not be the case. Here are 5 reasons why you should take a first aid training course. To Protect Your Family If you have children then naturally you [...]