Thu 09 July 2015
Many communities have equipped themselves with defibrillators that are available for members of the public to use in an emergency prior to arrival of the emergency services. The common term used is Community Public Access Defibrillators (cPAD).
It is well known that when a person collapses and is not breathing normally their life is at risk. In many situations a person will have suffered from a sudden cardiac arrest SCA. This means that their heart has stopped beating and without urgent medical assistance and first aid treatment chances of survival are very low indeed.
If you have a...
Wed 08 July 2015
Employers should carry out an assessment of first aid needs to determine the number of staff required to be qualified in Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid Work. In some circumstances staff may require the 3 day First Aid at Work course depending on a number of factors such as hazards identified, staff medical conditions or number of employees to name a few.
If you have a defibrillator on site or decide to provide one quality defibrillator training can make a big difference ensuring staff are confident and feel safe if they have to use a defibrillator for real. Effective, quality...
Mon 08 June 2015
Please note that this video is based on 2010 UK Resuscitation Council guidelines and for definition purposes a child is defined as being over 1 year old and up to puberty. The sequence shows you what to do if you find a child that is not breathing normally or not breathing at all. The sequence to follow for child CPR is --
· Danger - always ensure the area is safe before trying to help the casualty. For example if the child had been electrocuted by a faulty wire on their computer you must ensure the appliance has been turned off and made safe before proceeding!
Wed 27 May 2015
All workplaces require First Aiders so what should you be paying for first aid training? For example some providers will charge around £150 per person for a 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course, some will charge around £135 per person. First Rescue aim to provide high quality training and we ensure that our trainers are fully qualified, enthusiastic, dedicated and will deliver a fun, informative first aid course.
First Rescue has set itself apart from other first aid training companies by...
Thu 14 May 2015
Our specially designed Sports Defibrillator package includes all the required equipment to prepare you with a rescue ready defibrillator. This package is designed to be installed indoors for use by staff in an emergency. The specially designed indoor AED cabinet made in the UK keeps the defibrillator protected and will sound an alarm when the cabinet is opened. Your Sports package comes with a Sports First Aid kit and Paediatric Pads for use on children. If you require an outdoor cabinet...
Mon 11 May 2015
We run a regular programme of high quality courses throughout the year taking place in York, Manchester and Leeds. This is ideal for the individual or companies whom can only release a small number of employees at a time for training. Please see our website training course page for an up to date list of our current scheduled courses available and how to book. We are approved by The First Aid Industry Body.
Delegates attending any course we run will be provided with course manuals/books, certificate and a personal resuscitation...
Thu 07 May 2015
If you have identified that first aiders are needed in your workplace, you must ensure that those identified to be first first aiders undertake training appropriate to the need - typically this may be first aid at work (FAW) or emergency first aid at work (EFAW). First Rescue are on hand to offer support and advice to suit all your requirements. We offer free advice over the phone or by email so please do contact us we are here to help.
EFAW training enables a first-aider to give emergency first...
Tue 05 May 2015
Approved by RoSPA
Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food catering setting.
Training your employees using our efficient online system is cost effective and will help staff to continue their professional development without leaving the workplace.
At the end of each module you are asked a short set of questions that you need to complete before moving...
Wed 08 April 2015
Enter by 30th April for your chance to win a ZOLL AED Plus Fully Automatic worth over £1000. This AED is perfect for Public Access with its CPR feedback to assist you to provide effective CPR such as telling you to push harder if chest compression are not effective enough. Enter here
Wed 25 March 2015
Due to continual growth we are now scheduling more first aid courses in Leeds to ensure our customers can access a larger choice of course type and date. We are also scheduling a choice of courses in Bradford dates to be confirmed soon!
Tue 24 March 2015
High quality and flexible e-learning can ensure your organisation maintains a safe, competent and legally compliant workforce. First Rescue e-learning opportunities will deliver consistent and flexible training at a cost effective price. E-learning can be studied in a time and place that suits you.
E-learning courses coming soon will include Food Safety, Legionella management, Manual Handling, Display Screen Awareness, COSHH and Asbestos awareness with course approvals...
Thu 19 March 2015
First Rescue Training & Supplies are happy to say that Sunshine Day Nursery have received a ZOLL defibrillator and AED training for all staff. This is fantastic news for all those that work, visit and live nearby. The ZOLL AED is paediatric capable and all staff...
Tue 17 March 2015
Three years ago on March 17th 2012, Fabrice Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed during the first half of an FA Cup quarter-final match between Bolton and Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. After receiving lengthy attention on the pitch from medical personnel – including a consultant cardiologist who was at the game as a fan – Fabrice was taken to the specialist coronary care unit at the London Chest Hospital.
Bolton's club doctor later confirmed that Fabrice...
Tue 10 March 2015
Help to save a life by entering First Rescue Training and Supplies AED competition. Complete and submit our entry form for a chance to win a ZOLL AED Plus fully automatic with carry case, batteries, CPR-D Electrode, First Responder kit, 7 year warranty and free delivery.
First Rescue Training and Supplies and Defib Warehouse aim to raise awareness of Public Access Defibrillation where an AED is installed in public places and used by people...
Wed 14 January 2015
Are you a parent of a baby or maybe a grandparent or older sibling? Would you know what to do in an Emergency if your baby became ill? We are running a FREE 2 hour Save a Babies Life session on Tuesday 10th March 2015 at the Hopgrove Toby Carvery, Malton Road, York, YO32 9TE. Places are limited so booking online is needed to confirm your space. Read more here and Book Your space here You will learn skills that could help Save a Babies Life.
Tue 25 November 2014
We have just introduced the Mediana A15 Defibrillator. This AED is easy to use and has a simple child/adult switch so is great for use in schools and environments where children are present. For a limited time in December 2014 this device is available at £899 + vat including a FREE wall bracket and prep kit.