First Aid Warehouse

Monthly Archives: January 2020

  • A guide to HSE Compliance and what your workplace first aid kit needs

    29th January 2020

    HSE (Health and Safety Executive) guidelines state that employers are required to ensure their employees receive immediate help when taken ill or injured at work.  The regulator has revealed that 581,000 workers in Britain sustained a non-fatal injury in the workplace during 2018/19. Of these incidents, 29% were...

  • The different types of first aid kit and what they contain

    29th January 2020

    First aid kits come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, with varieties catered to a multitude of industries and environments.  From kits packed solely for individual use, to those equipped for sports teams, here’s a look at the different types of first aid kit and what...

  • Shocking medical treatments from the past

    16th January 2020

    We are fortunate today to have access to a wide range of safe and effective first aid medical practices.  It hasn’t always been this way. To kick off the new year and celebrate the turn of a new decade, we’ve looked to the past to appreciate how far...

  • Sports first aid kit essentials and the common injuries they treat

    15th January 2020

    No matter what stage of the season, it’s crucial that you have a fully stocked sports first aid kit to hand. All sports teams and sporting events should possess first aid equipment that’s catered to common injuries. When an incident occurs on the field, pitchside treatment is crucial...

  • The latest BSI standards for workplace first aid kits explained

    15th January 2020

    It’s been 12 months since the British Standards Institute (BSI) updated its requirements for workplace first aid kits.  By now, workplaces of all sizes should have phased out their old kits to be compliant with the latest checklist.  The BSI regularly reviews the contents of first...