First Aid: A Simple Definition

First Aid: A Simple Definition First Aid: A Simple Definition Here are a range of definitions we have come across. Definition of first aid 1: Emergency care or treatment given to an ill or injured person before regular medical aid can be obtained. Definition of first aid 2: First aid is emergency care given immediately…

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How to deal with a minor amputation

How to deal with a minor amputation How to deal with a minor amputation Minor amputation can be caused in a number of ways including: Industrial accidents while working with certain equipment and tools Assaults due to street fights (knife attacks), domestic violence Car or vehicular accidents Falling of heavy and sharp objects Hands or…

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Are you a lone worker? Are you safe?

Are you a lone worker? Are you safe? Are you a lone worker? Are you safe? New figures released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that approximately 20% of the UK workforce are lone workers. The growth in numbers to over 6 million people is due to more flexible working conditions, working from…

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“The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Marianne Borland

“The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Marianne Borland “The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Marianne Borland The best trainer team always requires the best support team. I am an administration assistant at the Co-operative starting early in 2018. My main roles are processing the first aid paperwork from courses,…

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“The best first aid trainers in the business” – Stef Lauer

“The best first aid trainers in the business” – Stef Lauer “The best first aid trainers in the business” – Stef Lauer My name is Stef Lauer and I’m a freelance trainer and guide based in Edinburgh. I originally hail from Germany but have called Scotland home for the best part of the past 15…

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“The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Ann McKillop

“The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Ann McKillop “The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Ann McKillop I joined the Co-operative after taking early retirement in 2017. I had previously done some first aid instruction as part of my job. I decided to return to it as it gives me…

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“The best first aid trainers in the business” – Sam Hillcox

“The best first aid trainers in the business” – Sam Hillcox “The best first aid trainers in the business” – Sam Hillcox -Why you became a first aid trainer? My fascination with first aid goes back 25 years to doing the (slightly notorious!) Dr Ieuan Jones Bangor Scheme Mountain First Aid course when I worked…

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“The best first aid trainers in the business” – Steve Welsh

“The best first aid trainers in the business” – Steve Welsh “The best first aid trainers in the business” – Steve Welsh Hi, I’m Steve Welsh and I am a Paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service Special Operations Response Team (SORT).  This is a specialist team with a varied and extensive set of disciplines ranging…

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“The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Ali Cameron

“The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Ali Cameron “The Best First Aid Trainers In The Business” – Ali Cameron   Hello again to participants of previous courses I’ve run (It’s me “the wee fat bald guy”) and to any prospective participants of future courses, I look forward to meeting you. I’ve been…

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Free digital first aid manual for every course participant

Free digital first aid manual for every course participant Yes thats right a FREE digital first aid manual for every course participant. First Aid Training Co-operative have produced a range of four high quality digital first aid manuals. Each of these manuals provides clear, simple, concise guidance on what to do in a wide range…

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