first aid


St John Ambulance warns lives are ‘at risk’ due to lack of office first aiders

St John Ambulance warns lives could be lost at work due to a lack of trained first aiders, as 50% of employees now enjoy flexible working. Read More

Training firm issues first aid certificate extension reminder

Reminder that the HSE permitted those that hold a first aid certificate that expired on or after Monday 16 March, have until the end of September to requalify. Read More

St John Ambulance restarts face-to-face workplace first aid training

Health charity provides workplace first aid training at 25 venues as it looks to bridge what is says is a serious skills shortage, caused by coronavirus. Read More

Skills of 60,000 first aiders out of date, warns St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is urging business and public sector leaders to include first aid training in their plans for returning to work after it identified more than 60,000 of the country’s workplace first aiders will have missed essential re-qualification courses during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read More

First aid alarms on construction sites

Bradley Markham, Director at Bull Products, explains why construction companies should ensure a first aid alarm is in place on all projects. Read More

Farming first aid course launched in Northern Ireland

A new first aid training course for farming families and their staff has been launched in Northern Ireland. The programme Read More

Putting children’s safety first – the value to employers

Fay Gibbin, training manager, at Busy Bees Training, part of the Busy Bees nursery group, currently oversees over 1,000 learners Read More

Putting children’s safety first – the value to employers

Fay Gibbin, training manager, at Busy Bees Training, part of the Busy Bees nursery group, currently oversees over 1,000 learners Read More

Friday ‘take five’: Essential workplace first-aid

Grab yourself a cup of tea and take five, whilst educating yourself about the essentials of first-aid at work. According Read More

Quick reactions from fitness club staff help save man’s life

Two members of staff at DW Fitness Club in Wrexham used their first-aid training and quick reactions to help save a Read More



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