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Monthly Archives: September 2020

  • The difference between new and old BSI first aid kit standards

    17th September 2020

    The standards set out for first aid kits are curated by the British Standards Institute (BSI). The body publishes new and updated standards on a regular basis for a wide range of sectors beyond just health and safety. But what does it mean when a standard is withdrawn and revised...

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for home use

    16th September 2020

    The importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is often associated more closely with workplaces and the legislation that comes with it. Contrary to this, PPE has its uses throughout our daily lives, both at home and while on the move. A broad variety of items is found beneath...

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) explained and where it is used

    16th September 2020

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential for ensuring adequate levels of health and safety, not just in hazardous workplace environments, but across all aspects of first aid.  PPE is currently in high demand across the globe by medical professionals and members of the public. The current outbreak of...

  • Family Safety Week: A guide to first aid at home

    16th September 2020

    Family Safety Week is a timely reminder of the safety precautions we can all take in our own homes. The importance of having a first aid kit to hand cannot be understated. This is emphasised in recent times, with families across the country having to adjust to a...