Why first aid training is important

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If you run a business or provide a service to members of the public, such as children’s sports classes, you need to ensure that you are providing first aid support. The number of people within your company that undertake Emergency First Aid Training Courses like the ones from www.tidaltraining.co.uk/emergency-first-aid-training-courses/ will depend on the size of your business and the type of work or services that you provide. In the cases of providing services to children or vulnerable adults you may need to undertake a specific training course that relates to those individuals.

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Every year there are thousands of accidents that take place in work settings. Some of these may be minor injuries such as cuts and bruises but in some cases they can be more serious incidents. It is important that as an employer and business owner that you try to ensure your employee and customer and visitors safety. Providing first aid support allows you to try and mitigate the impact of an accident or injury that occurs.

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In the cases of heart attacks, allergic reactions and strokes the faster you can get the individual medical attention in one form or another the better their long term outcomes are likely to be. First aiders provide an immediate reaction and support to those in medical need, before any further support from paramedics or medical staff may be necessary.

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