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How to Use an AED

How to Use an AED


Posted by Jo O'Donovan   |   30 Jul


The longer the heart has been fibrillating, the less likely it is to start - learn to use an AED and you could save someone's life.The Heart An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable
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What should be in a first aid kit? New British Standard Workplace First Aid Kits (BSI)

What should be in a first aid kit? New British Standard Workplace First Aid Kits (BSI)


Posted by Jo O'Donovan   |   30 Jul


BS 8599 BSI Compliant First Aid Kits have been introduced for the workplaceWhat Should be in a Workplace First Aid Kit?There is no mandatory list of contents for first-aid boxes and HSE does not 'approve'
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How to Treat a Nosebleed

How to Treat a Nosebleed


Posted by Jo O'Donovan   |   30 Jul


Nosebleeds are very common and most can be treated without professional help but occasionally help is needed.What to do if you notice that someone is having a nosebleed:Sit them down with their head tipped
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Preventing the Spread of Infections Such as Coronavirus Norovirus, Bird Flu or Mers

Preventing the Spread of Infections Such as Coronavirus Norovirus, Bird Flu or Mers


Posted by Jo O'Donovan   |   30 Jul


As new strains of flu develop it becomes more important to protect yourself from infections. The NHS give the following guidance on their webiste: Wash your hands regularly, particularly after
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Protecting Yourself as a First Aider

Protecting Yourself as a First Aider


Posted by Jo O'Donovan   |   30 Jul


The first thing that any first aider should be aware of when entering the scene of an accident is protecting themselves from any potential dangers. The danger could be danger of infection, environmental
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Primary Survey - Five Simple Steps for an Unconscious Casualty

Primary Survey - Five Simple Steps for an Unconscious Casualty


Posted by Jo O'Donovan   |   30 Jul


How to treat an unconscious casualty. Five steps to perform before commencing CPR. DRABC. Primary Survey.
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