Why did I send a peanut stuck in a tube to the headmaster?

Anyone who looks after young children particularly over the lunchtime period, needs to be competent in dealing with a choking situation. I recently sent a small piece of 8mm medical tubing with a peanut stuck in it to schools in the local area to demonstrate just how easy it is to block an airway. A…

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Changes to First Aid boxes

First Aid Box

There have been recent changes to the contents of First Aid boxes. Are you up to date? http://guardianfirstaid.co.uk/wp-admin/update-core.php The latest guidelines are shown below… Category of Hazard Number of Employees Kit Required Low offices and shops Less than 25 25 – 100 More than 100 Small Medium 1 Large kit per 100 employees High Other…

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Calling all Mums with young children!

Baby and Child First Aid

It’s a sad fact that many accidents happen to young children in their own homes. Children can also become ill, sometimes seriously, with conditions that require early recognition and intervention. Imagine having a child in your care, your own, or a niece, nephew or a friends child who has an accident and relies upon you…

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NEW: First Aid Cabinet launches

Guardian First Aid

We’re extremely proud to have launched an exciting, brand new online training resource! First Aid Cabinet is a one-stop shop for parents and guardians who need to know what to do in any given situation in order to maintain the safety of children in their care. The First Aid Cabinet was created as a result…

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Siamese Cats?

What has being a breeder of siamese cats got to do with running a premier first aid training company? Great question! Well, when people buy a Siamese kitten from me they have a right to expect that the kitten is “bomb proof”. So I have to think carefully about the type of environments that my…

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