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Advanced first aid training – online!

Advanced first aid training is a great way to develop your existing skills and experience in first aid. Here at firstaidforfree.com we offer free advanced first aid training! Simply sign up to our online advanced...

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First aid for head and skull injuries

Head injury is the most common cause of death in trauma. Death can either be the result of an isolated head injury or due to other traumatic injuries. Although the incidence of head injury...

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What are the different types of drowning?

In this first aid blog post we discuss the different types of drowning which can occur. So what are the different types of drowning? Drowning can be categorised into five different types: near drowning,...

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Seizures and Epilepsy: A first aid guide

Although often discussed as a single condition, there are many different kinds of epilepsy and over 40 different types of seizures. One in 20 people will have a seizure at some time in their...

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First aid at work online course

Knowing the appropriate first aid at work techniques is vital for improving safety in the workplace. In this first aid blog post we discuss the most common workplace first aid injuries and medical conditions which are...

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The primary goals of first aid

In this blog post we describe the primary goals of first aid – the three Ps and the three Bs!  The 3p’s – The Primary Goals of First Aid There are three primary goals...

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How to prevent hypothermia

What is hypothermia?  Hypothermia is usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold. When more heat is lost than the body can generate, hypothermia can result. It is accelerated by wet or damp clothing or...