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

First Aid
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 ...
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Shocking medical treatments from the past

Medical News
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...
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Sports first aid kit essentials and the common injuries they treat

First Aid
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 event...
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The latest BSI standards for workplace first aid kits explained

First Aid
It’s been 12 months since the British Standards Institute (BSI) updated its requirements for workplace first aid kits. By now, workplaces of all...
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Blood types explained and why some groups are rarer than others

Medical News
There’s a lot more to our blood than meets the eye. We are each part of one of many different blood groups, each with its own qualities. What di...