Common school first aid injuries and the items that treat them

Common school first aid injuries and the items that treat them

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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

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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

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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 ...
First aid kit items for treating different types of burn injuries

First aid kit items for treating different types of burn injuries

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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

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

Family Safety Week: A guide to first aid at home

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

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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

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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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Sports first aid kit essentials and the common injuries they treat

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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

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It’s been 12 months since the British Standards Institute (BSI) updated its requirements for workplace first aid kits. By now, workplaces of all...
Festive first aid advice for avoiding common Christmas mishaps

Festive first aid advice for avoiding common Christmas mishaps

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The Christmas period brings the joy of getting together with family and friends at festive parties and gatherings.  Just as the celebrations bring ...
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A first aid checklist for New Year’s Eve celebrations

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It’s almost time to raise a glass to 2019 and celebrate the start of a brand new decade. While New Year’s Eve can be the perfect way to round of...