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12th
May
2017

Semi-Automatic AED or Fully Automatic AED: Which Should you Choose?

You may be wondering whether to purchase a semi-automatic or fully automatic AED, so we’ve combined some useful information to help you decide which defibrillator would be best for your facility.

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6th
April
2017

Give Life Saving Support with AED Training

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of premature death.  Many of the victims of SCA can be saved if a person nearby recognises what is happening, applies CPR and uses an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to restore the heart’s normal rhythm.  

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14th
March
2017

New information regarding Paediatric First Aid Training

The revised EYFS statutory framework has landed and will come into force on the 3rd April 2017.  Please read our blog to ensure you are up to date with the changes regarding paediatric first aid training.

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10th
February
2017

Top 5 Craziest Health and Safety Myths

Over recent years, a lot of ludicrous decisions have been put down to ‘health and safety’.  We’re not quite sure where a lot of these supposed bans or orders originate from - even the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) don’t know the origin!  

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7th
February
2017

How to Champion Health and Safety in your Workplace

Over 30 million working days were lost in 2015/16 due to work related illness or injury.  This doesn’t just impact the individual but also the company they work for.  With so many other costs to take into consideration, businesses need to do everything they can to avoid unnecessary illness and injury at work.

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12th
January
2017

First Aid Training - Changes you Need to be Aware Of

New Year is as good a time as any for organisations to think about training requirements.  All employers have a legal duty for making sure that the employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.  Accidents and illness can happen at any time and first aid can save lives and prevent minor injuries from becoming major ones. 

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7th
December
2016

Festive First Aid Tips for a Safe and Healthy Christmas

Christmas is the ultimate time of year for spending time with loved ones and for many, having a much needed break away from the humdrum of ordinary life.  However, with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) predicting that over 80,000 people in the UK will require medical help from their local A&E department, we give you a few festive first aid tips so you can reduce the risk of accidents and injury in your home this Christmas.

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9th
August
2016

Revised first aid at work syllabus

The HSE has now announced that it is revising its emergency first aid and first aid at work syllabuses. From 31 December 2016, all workplace first aiders will be required to be trained in the use of an AED

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22nd
April
2015

We Launch Paediatric First Aid Courses in Warwickshire

At First Response First Aid Ltd we are delighted to announce that we are now offering paediatric first aid courses to nurseries, primary schools and childminders in Warwickshire

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