Posts Tagged ‘safety’

How to help someone who has been stabbed

Feb 22 2020
knife crime

Every day we are faced with news reports telling us horrifying stories of people who have been killed or injured from violent attacks. This violence appears to permeate across all communities and we only hear a fraction of the incidents. In fact, it has been revealed that the police and courts in England and Wales are dealing with the highest number of knife crimes in a decade. It’s a very real threat within our society.

We know that prompt and appropriate first aid saves lives. Would you have the skills to someone who has been injured and is seriously bleeding?

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Arctic freeze brings hidden dangers – Safety tips for motorists

Jan 25 2013

With heavy snow and ice predicted across all parts of the UK this weekend and into next week, The Royal Life Saving Society UK, Britain’s leading lifesaving and lifeguarding organisation, warns motorists to be extra vigilant in snow and bad weather and for parents to teach their children not to go on to frozen lakes, ponds, canals and reservoirs under any circumstances. Media coverage has highlighted that many people are risking their lives by venturing onto frozen water.

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First Aid training – Why knowing what to do saves lives

Jan 03 2013

Here is a great article by our guest blogger and first aid trainer Emma Hammett on the importance of first aid.

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NSPCC launches new support and guidance for parents to help keep kids safe from harm this summer

Jul 18 2012

New figures show calls to the NSPCC from concerned adults rise by over a third during the summer holidays.

The NSPCC has recently launched a new campaign aimed at supporting families – ‘Keep Kids Safe from Harm this Summer’ – after the charity received a sharp increase in calls about children at risk during last year’s summer holidays.

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Jun 19 2012

British parents are unwittingly putting their children at risk in the very place they are meant to be safest, because they have no idea how to child-proof their homes and what lurks behind the loo poses one of the biggest threats.

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