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Monthly Archives: March 2016

First Aid Politics

Our Friday posts are called “Ramblings”. They are an opportunity for our staff to ramble on about something they are passionate about. All posts are individual to the trainer and may not reflect the beliefs of the company. “Oh Politics! I hate it! I am of the firm belief that if you want to remain… Continue Reading

Patient Handover

If you respond to a casualty, and you are first on scene, it will be necessary to handover this casualty (Patient) to the appropriate authority, usually, an ambulance crew, doctor, or other medical professional who is better qualified and equipped to deal with the situation. Whilst treating your casualty, information can be collected from them,… Continue Reading

Evacuation of a Casualty

A casualties health or survival may depend on moving them to more advanced medical aid. Choosing the best method (i.e. Helicopter over Horseback) is based on several factors: Severity of illness or injury Rescue and Medical skills of the team Physical and Psychological condition of the entire team – not just the casualty Available equipment… Continue Reading

Off on a tangent!

Every Friday we’re going to let one of our staff ramble on about something related to the industry! A true insight into what makes us tick, join us for this adventure of discovery! The only rules are: The topics must not breach the companies policies So, everything else is game! Continue Reading

Protect your companies most important asset – its staff!

You have Fire Extinguishers… You have Smoke alarms… You have a burglar alarm… How often do they get used? Realistically, someone is more likely to become ill in the workplace – or to have an accident which injures them. It’s important to have adequately trained staff, and appropriate equipment to deal with an emergency. Join… Continue Reading

Looking after the home front…

Most people, spend most their time at home, with their most valuable assets – their family. We spend a lot of time (and money) on protecting our homes, so how about spending a little bit of money protecting those who live within it. Simple things like ensuring there’s a fire extinguisher, fire blanket, smoke detector… Continue Reading

Be Prepared!

A motto used by the Scouts, Baden Powell taught his followers to ‘Be Prepared!’. Likewise, when it comes to working in environments where immediate care may be delayed, or unavailable, you must be prepared for every eventuality. In the basic level, a first aid kit, containing plasters, bandages, and sterile wipes may be all that’s… Continue Reading