2016 First Aid Changes

Some of you will be aware that little changes were made in 2016-7 to first aid training. The good news is that nothing hugely significant changed (in our opinion) but there are a few points that you need to know about. Come see us in class to practice. We Changed the...

We changed the recovery position (again)

Well, kinda. Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you will know that first aid has had some revisions. One of these changes was to the recovery position. Until recently if you came to class, you would have seen and learned the HAINES recovery position. The...

Choosing Safety – Why it matters

All employers have a legal responsibility to educate their employees on all workplace safety standards and any (and all) hazards that their staff could encounter while on the job. ‘Training’ covers a huge range of topics, but give consideration to the...
Free eBooks on Safety Training

Free eBooks on Safety Training

Free eBooks – really? Yes!! Sure you can sign-up-for-spam somewhere on the web and get “Ten Free Safety Tips” but our job is to help you stay safe, not email crap to you. We have written seven free eBooks for you and they’re ready to download...

Five of Your First Aid Questions, Answered

Sometimes we take a look through the search terms that bring visitors to this site and sometimes they are first aid questions looking for an answer. Hopefully these people got the information they wanted already, but if not…. here goes. 1. Bump on head ice or...

Pain assessment using OPQRST

OPQRST – This little string of the alphabet helps you to do a comprehensive pain assessment. Obviously if someone has pain from a cut finger, you deal with the finger. When you need to dig more deeply and find out more about a painful condition, the OPQRST pain...
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