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  1. The Facts About Exposure to Sun

    How to prevent and treat sunburn With the unpredictable great British summer upon us, it is tempting to make the most of the sun when it is shining. Sun exposure is a source of vitamin D for your body. Your diet alone will not provide you with the level of vitamin D that you need…

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  2. 5 Summer Sports Health Issues to be Aware of

      Whether you’re a sports first aider at a weekly football match or heading out on a wild camp in North Wales with a group, as the designated first aid for sports adviser, physical activity during the summer months comes with different risks to its cold weather counterpart. Here are five summer-specific dangers you should…

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  3. Asthma – The Chronic Disease

    The Facts of Asthma 5.4 million people in the UK are currently receiving treatment for Asthma. 1.1 million children are currently receiving treatment for Asthma. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood.  Adults can develop Asthma later in life which is known as ‘adult onset Asthma’.  A chronic disease by definition…

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  4. A Guide To First Aiders In The Workplace

    Here are some frequently asked questions Which laws govern First Aider requirements? The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 means employers must ensure that there is appropriate first aid training within the workplace. It is the duty of every employer to ensure that the health, safety and welfare of their employees at work are…

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  5. What First Aid Course Should I Attend?

    What is the difference between a First Aid at Work (FAW) and an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training course? Employers must ensure that appropriate first aid training is implemented within the workplace, reflecting the level and nature of risk associated with the business operation and number of employees. It is recommended that an…

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  6. What is the correct depth for a chest compression?

    Safety First Aid Training regularly gets asked about the correct procedure for administering chest compressions when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). There has been recent discussions within the industry about 1/3 adult chest compressions. Safety First Aid Training believes that the Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines are the most up-to-date and relevant procedures and we deliver training in…

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  7. Have you booked your Children’s First Aid course for Inset Day?

    At Safety First Aid our most popular period for training Children’s First Aid is at the start of the new term in September. To make the most of your inset day we can organise for one of our experienced trainers to visit your School to carry out a 6 hours First Aid for Children’s Course….

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