Common school first aid injuries and the items that treat them

Common school first aid injuries and the items that treat them

First Aid
With the return to school looming, now is the perfect time for an important check on first aid in schools. Trips, falls and slips in school are onl...
Common school first aid injuries and the items that treat them

Common school first aid injuries and the items that treat them

First Aid
With the return to school looming, now is the perfect time for an important check on first aid in schools. Trips, falls and slips in school are onl...
Sports first aid kit essentials for eye injuries

Sports first aid kit essentials for eye injuries

First Aid
As a player of any sport, it’s likely that you’ve experienced or seen an eye injury. There are tens of thousands a year, with a staggering 90% beli...
First aid at work - 5 items every workplace needs

First aid at work - 5 items every workplace needs

First Aid
With the return to working life and school on the horizon, the importance of having first aid protection has never been greater. Here at First Aid ...
Defibrillators and accessories you need to help save lives

Defibrillators and accessories you need to help save lives

Defibrillators
A cardiac arrest can happen to someone at any time so whether it’s in the workplace, at school, a train station or a shopping centre, it’s importan...
First aid kit items for treating different types of burn injuries

First aid kit items for treating different types of burn injuries

First Aid
Burns are a common injury, especially in the household, that needs to be treated quickly and correctly in order to limit damage to the skin. Most p...
The difference between new and old BSI first aid kit standards

The difference between new and old BSI first aid kit standards

First Aid
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 re...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for home use

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for home use

PPE
The importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is often associated more closely with workplaces and the legislation that comes with it. ...
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) explained and where it is used

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

PPE
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential for ensuring adequate levels of health and safety, not just in hazardous workplace environments, ...
Family Safety Week: A guide to first aid at home

Family Safety Week: A guide to first aid at home

First Aid
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...
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Essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items for infection control

Medical Equipment
It’s that time of year when winter colds and viruses pose a heightened risk to our health. The current spread of Coronavirus is a global concern a...
Defibrillator First Aid Package

What you need to know about defibrillators and AEDs

Defibrillators
What is a defibrillator? Are defibrillators and AEDs the same thing? These are common questions that derive from a general misunderstanding on one...
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Defibrillators for schools and the options available

Defibrillators
It’s a common misconception that heart attacks and cardiac arrest are conditions that only affect older adults. The reality is that people of al...
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A guide to HSE Compliance and what your workplace first aid kit needs

First Aid
HSE (Health and Safety Executive) guidelines state that employers are required to ensure their employees receive immediate help when taken ill or ...