Category: First aid blog

First aid regulations (United Kingdom) 1

First aid regulations (United Kingdom)

First aid regulations in the workplace are regulated by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in the United Kingdom. Under the  Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 act, employers are required to provide “adequate and...

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The best first aid apps for iPhone

There are a number of first aid apps available for the iPhone, here’s a roundup of the best first aid apps available! First aid by British Red Cross (free) This comprehensive first aid app...

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Free British Red Cross first aid app

The British Red Cross have a released their new first aid application for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice, it’s never been easier to learn first aid. The...

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How to become a pool lifeguard

So you want to be a pool lifeguard? Lifeguarding can be a really good part-time job, especially for people who don’t see the appeal of stacking shelves in supermarkets. Qualities of a good lifeguard...

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Pick up a CPR face shield today!

Chances are, we’ll come across someone needing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) at least once in our lifetime. CPR involves chest compressions and rescue breaths to keep the casualty alive until further medical help arrives (such...

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The aims of first aid – the three Ps

A simple way to remember the aims of first aid is to think of the “Three Ps” – Preserve / Prevent / Promote. A first aider has a number of roles and responsibilities in...

Free first aid guide – pick up your copy today! 0

Free first aid guide – pick up your copy today!

St John Ambulance are offering a free first aid guide for UK residents. All you have to do is fill out a simple form on their website and they’ll post the guide to you....

First aid question & answers 9

First aid question & answers

Learning first aid can appear to be a complex process. Here are some common first aid questions and answers. How can I learn first aid? Many organisations run first aid courses for members of...

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First aid tip: first aid for chemical burns

There are a wide variety of chemicals and substances which can cause chemical burns. These can range from household chemicals such as bleach, cleaning products, pesticides to strong industrial chemicals used in the workplace....