Archive for 2011

Tree Climbing Equipment

Posted by Steve on November 7th 2011

All tree climbers must wear helmets with a chinstrap. Eye protection and gloves should be worn when using handsaws. All clothing must be non-stag, gloves can be worn if required and boots must be sturdy and have a good grip.

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Resuscitation – DRAB

Posted by Steve on November 7th 2011

Danger – make sure it’s safe to help • Check that it is safe for you to help the casualty. Do not put yourself at risk.

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Spaces Still Available on ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ Course

Posted by Steve on November 7th 2011

Spaces still left on this week’s ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ course. Course is on Thursday 10th November at Blake Training Centre, Middlezoy @ £60 + VAT. Please ring for more details on 01823 690042 or check our course page by going to http://www.blaketraining.co.uk/first-aid-courses.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with Chainsaws

Posted by Steve on November 4th 2011

While no PPE can provide 100% protection against cuts from chainsaws, the following should be used:

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The Importance of Food Hygiene

Posted by Steve on October 18th 2011

Food poisoning affects millions of people each year in the UK, the seriousness of which cannot be underestimated because:

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Emergency First Aid – Priorities of Treatment

Posted by Steve on October 18th 2011

When dealing with a casualty who is injured or ill it is important to treat the most serious condition first.

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Resuscitation

Posted by Steve on October 18th 2011

CPR is an emergency procedure used to treat victims of cardiac and respiratory arrest. CPR can be done in a hospital with drugs and special equipment or as a first-aid technique. In either case it is done with great urgency to avoid the brain damage or death that result from four to six minutes without oxygen.

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Spaces still available on NEXT week’s Food Safety Course

Posted by Steve on October 3rd 2011

Just to let you know that spaces are still available on the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering NEXT week (13th October). This is an acredited Chartered Institute of Environmental Health course aimed at those food handlers in the catering sector.

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Welcome to the new Blake Training Blog

Posted by Steve on August 2nd 2011

Welcome to the new Blake Training Blog.

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