Whether you’re 16 or 60, there are 3 must have qualifications for your CV. When it comes to looking for a job, one thing is for certain; you need to make sure you stand out from the crowd. Be the one that the employer chooses for the job over all others. No matter which industry you are looking to work[…]
CPR during the covid pandemic As you can imagine, for those providing CPR during the covid pandemic, this brings with it additional risks. During CPR, there is always the potential for rescuers to be exposed to bodily fluids, as providing chest compressions or rescue breaths can aerosolise the naturally occurring fluids in the victims airway. Because of this, CPR is[…]
First Aid Series – Which First Aid Kit Do I Need? What should be in a first aid kit 2019? Is there a standard list of items in a first aid box? What should be in a first aid kit at work UK? Which first aid kit should I buy? We’re always being asked about first aid kits & what[…]
Undertaking a first aid “needs assessment” is a critical part of everyone’s first aid preparation, from the young family to the multi-national business and everywhere in between. In this blog I’m going to introduce you to the concept of a needs assessment & guide you through how to undertake yours. A good friend of mine had a car crash last[…]
Responder courses – FREC, FPOS or Something Else? Responder courses: If you “do” first aid, whether as a volunteer first responder or an event medic, then these are terms that you’ve probably heard of before. They’re acronyms relating to various first aid qualifications that are more advanced than the standard First Aid at work course. But what’s the difference? In[…]
The Health & Safety Executive First Aid Bulletin Today (26th July 2019) the Health & Safety executive (HSE) issued their First Aid bulletin, in which they made some points expressly clear. Because these are publicly accessible, we’ve transcribed them here for you, as they are for both clients and trainers to read; First Aid at Work Training – A Notice[…]
I’m constantly looking for equipment and props that can better improve the way I deliver courses. Well this week I’ve managed to add a Ruth Lee training mannequin to our stores.