Do you know what to have in a first aid kit at home? We cover all the essential first aid equipment you could need in the home with a handy checklist, the reasons why home first aid kits are so important, the best ones to buy, and where to store your home first aid kit safely.
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Do you know what should be in a small first aid kit? Make sure you’re prepared with our guide and handy checklist. Learn about our 40 Piece First Aid Kit and well as our other specialised first aid kits.
Commercial kitchens can be dangerous places! Ensure you have everything you need in your kitchen first aid kit to prepare for kitchen-related injuries. We cover the requirements, areas you need to provide a kitchen first aid kit, and the best place to get one.
Choosing the correct number and locations of your business’s workplace first aid kits should be guided by UK law and is a very important decision to make. We cover everything you need to know to assess your business’s risks and comply with the law to keep your staff safe.
The aim of cleaning a wound is to create an environment that is optimal for healing so it’s important to choose the right first aid equipment to work with.
In this article, we’ll look at what saline wound wash is and when it can be used.
In response to recent terror attacks, including the Manchester Arena Bombing, the National Counter Terrorism Security Office, in collaboration with medical experts, has launched a Public Access Trauma (PAcT) First Aid Kit. The kit is designed to support members of the public with first aid for terrorism-related injuries when emergency services aren’t nearby.
In this article, we’ll cover exactly what you need to do as a business owner or operator to prepare a first aid response for a terror attack.
Pet first aid can be carried out by anyone when there is an emergency. If you are a pet owner and your pet is in a critical condition you might be able to keep things under control until you can get the animal to a vet, significantly increasing the animal’s chances of recovery and survival.
But there are some things that only a vet is qualified to do, and some things that are against the law unless you are a licensed vet. In this article, we’ll go through the three aims and four rules of animal first aid, and what can and cannot be done to help an animal if you are untrained or unlicensed.
Cat owners are likely used to living with an animal that enjoys his or her own space from time to time. But when a critical moment strikes your cat will need you more than ever. Being prepared for the possibility of an injury or illness is the best thing you can do for your cat.
This guide will explain the basics of cat first aid to help you support your cat in the moments before it can be seen by a vet.
When someone goes into cardiac arrest every second counts. You only have around 10 minutes to bring someone back using a defibrillator and CPR. An Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) can be used by anyone and comes with clear instructions to follow. You should also be given support by a 999 call handler when you call emergency services.
That said, knowing what to do beforehand and being prepared is invaluable. If you run a business, manage a team, or simply if you want to know what to do if the situation occurs, read on to find out the steps for how to use AED defibrillators.
Cardiac arrest can happen at any time and, with an onset of a matter of seconds, a fast response is crucial. Over the past few years, more and more defibrillators have been installed in public places like phone boxes, public bathrooms, shopping centres, schools, and community buildings to give people a greater chance of survival when cardiac arrest strikes.
In this blog post, we’ll answer the question ‘when do you use a defibrillator’?