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Is my workplace First Aid Kit HSE Compliant?

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What needs to be in a workplace first aid kit to meet HSE guidelines?

HSE compliant first aid kits contain minimum quantities of the following items, depending on the size and risk level of a company. It will include as a minimum; first aid guidance leaflets, plasters, eye pads, bandages, safety pins, dressings, wound cleansing wipes and gloves. Find out more about staying compliant. 

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A first aid checklist for New Year’s Eve celebrations

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While New Year’s Eve can be the perfect way to round off the fun of the festive season, you’ll want to be prepared for any unfortunate mishaps

 

Festive first aid advice for avoiding common Christmas mishaps

Festive first aid advice for avoiding common Christmas mishaps

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During the Christmas period, there is an increase in accidents encountered. Here is some of our essential first aid advice for avoiding Christmas mishaps.
Common injuries in a school and the first aid items needed to treat them

Common injuries in a school and the first aid items needed to treat them

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One of the most common injuries for children regardless of where they are is a cut, scrape or graze! Slips and trips are often the culprits for this injury.  As the staple of any first aid kit, plasters are a necessity and we have a range suitable for any size. 
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 about one of first aid’s essential items.
Choosing the right defibrillator

Choosing the right defibrillator

Defibrillators
Demonstrate your commitment to the health and safety of your workforce and give those around you peace of mind that you are as prepared as possible for a life-changing cardiac event. We supply cost-effective defibrillators here or talk to our team of experts about your requirements by calling 0845 230 2090.
What Are The Different Types Of Bandages?

What Are The Different Types Of Bandages?

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Read our guide to understand the differences between the different types of bandages and how to use them correctly and effectively.
Sports first aid kit essentials for eye injuries

Sports first aid kit essentials for eye injuries

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Which first aid items should I buy for my sports club? Are there specific first aid products to treat eye injuries?
First aid at work - essential 5 items every workplace needs

First aid at work - essential 5 items every workplace needs

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What type of first aid items do we need in the workplace? Over the last decade, the HSE Standard First Aid Kit has been the most regularly used workplace and home kit, specially designed for treating strains, sprains, cuts and grazes.
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 and anywhere. It’s important to be prepared by having a defibrillator to hand.

 

First aid kit items for treating different types of burn injuries

First aid kit items for treating different types of burn injuries

Burns
Burns are a common injury, especially in the household, that need to be treated quickly and correctly in order to limit damage to the skin. There are a range of first aid items for a variety of burns.
What are the latest BSI first aid kit standards?

What are the latest 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 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?