LWS Training Services
17 
Apr

Don’t be Afraid to Use a Defibrillator

Don’t be Afraid to Use a Defibrillator: It could be the Difference Between Life & Death

Using a defibrillator in an emergency could help to save a person’s life. Recently, there have been a lot of cases hitting the news, where an AED (Automated…

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Published Date:17th April 2018
Category: News


22 
Jan

First Aid in the Workplace: do you know your obligations?

First Aid in the Workplace: do you know your obligations?

With the festive season behind us, and the weather still cold and miserable, now is the time to review your First Aid requirements. As an employer, do you know your obligations when it comes to First Aid in the workplace?…

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Published Date:22nd January 2018
Category: News


08 
Jun

Manufacturer? Our Guide to Health & Safety

It doesn’t matter what you’re manufacturing. If you want to keep your staff safe, your production line in full flow, and your workplace free from hazards, the same principles will apply. At LWS Training Services, we have seen it all first-hand, so…

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Published Date:8th June 2017
Category: News


01 
May

Hotel First Aid and Fire Safety – what you need to know

Last month, we looked at the risks of slips, trips and falls within hotel settings. In the second part of our blog, we discuss your obligations as a hotel manager or owner when it comes to First Aid and Fire Safety. How many First Aiders…

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Published Date:1st May 2017
Category: News


03 
Apr

Run a hotel? How safe are your guests?

Run a hotel? How safe are your guests?

When you’re managing a hotel, the most important thing to consider is safety, not only for your guests, but for your staff too. Do they know what to do in an emergency? Do you…

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Published Date:3rd April 2017
Category: Health & Safety


02 
Jan

First Aid Are You Prepared?

Hotels, spa’s and venues  in the countryside surrounded by rolling hills with lakes, rivers or streams are great places to relax and enjoy yourself.  What happens if an injury or accident occurs, can your First Aiders  deal with it be it minor or major.  Has your employer completed a…

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Published Date:2nd January 2017
Category: First Aid, News


07 
Oct

Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

What is an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)?

An Automated External Defibrillator or AED is a box of electronics that analyses and re-organises the rhythms of the heart should an individual have a cardiac arrest.

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Published Date:7th October 2016
Category: First Aid, Health & Safety, News
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01 
Aug

Dying For A Swim

In this warm and sunny weather, it’s very common for people to decide to cool off by having a swim in inland lakes and rivers. However, this can be fatal, even if they are really good swimmers. So, why this does happen? Yes, the water looks cool and inviting,…

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Published Date:1st August 2016
Category: First Aid
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01 
Nov

New Resuscitation Guidelines 2015

The new Resuscitation Guidelines 2015 were released on the 15th October 2015.  As I suspected the basics haven’t changed but there has been some further fine tuning and slight changes in terminology.

AED (Defibrillator) added to Basic Life Support algorithm

I am pleased to see that the use of an AED…

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Published Date:1st November 2015
Category: First Aid


08 
Sep

Why do businesses require trained first aiders?

As a Business Owner, you’ll be well aware of the risks involved with running your company be it with 5 employees or 100.

This is why ensuring your employees are trained in First Aid and Health & Safety is absolutely vital if…

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Published Date:8th September 2015
Category: First Aid