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Essential First Aid Services Ltd

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Be Trained by the Professionals

Essential First Aid Services Ltd. specialises in various aspects of First Aid training.

 We also provide Automated External Defibrillators (AED) training, Fire Safety and Awareness, Fire Wardens courses and Pediatric courses to industry and members of the public. At this site you will discover all about our value for money training packages,although we offer the highest quality training, our prices are a fraction of those of St John or the Red Cross, but still of the highest quality. Having over 34 years as a frontline Ambulance Paramedic, I have experience that I am keen to share to enhance the courses we deliver. I was the lead trainer for Warwickshire Ambulance Service until they decided that it was not a core function and ceased delivering the courses, it was then that I took over, setting up my business.

First aid saftey and training

First Aid Training

Our team consists of experts who are trained to perform various first aid services.

Moving and Handling

We also do a lot of moving and handling of people, and we know that it is a process which needs extreme care and attention.

Health & Safety

We provide guidance towards health and safety; we offer classes and various other courses which you can take up to know a lot about health and safety.

Fire Safety

It is a must for every individual to know what to do when a fire accident happens. Our trainers will teach you what to do in such emergencies.

Need Training?
If you think you need training in similar areas, we are glad to teach you.

Services

  • First Aid at Work Initial Course
  • First Aid at Work Refresher
  • Emergency First Aid at Work Course
  • Annual Update Course
  • Automated External Defibrillator Course
  • Appointed Persons Course
  • Fire Safety and Awareness Course
  • First Aid for Child Carers
For More Info call- 712-203-8464

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First Aid Tips

Here are some basic first aid tips that will help you in your daily lives:

1. First Aid for Cardiac Arrest-

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the most critical medical process of all. If a person is in cardiac arrest and CPR is not performed, that person will eventually die. By using an automated external defibrillator or Performing CPR, you could save a life. Some of the basic tips are: call 911 or the medical alert system for the locale, immediately begin the chest compression regardless of your training, start to compress hard and fast in the center of the chest that allows recoiling between the compression. Hand this task over a trained individual the minute they arrive.

2. First Aid for Bleeding-

Nevertheless, how severe, almost all kinds of bleeding can be controlled. Mild bleeding will usually stop on its own. If severe bleeding is not controlled, it will lead to shock and eventually death. The steps taken if you are faced with bleeding are: ensure to cover the wound with a cloth and apply pressure, do not apply a tourniquet as they damage the limb than heal it.

3. First Aid for Burns-

The very first step to treat a burn is to stop the burning process. If there are chemicals, it should be cleaned off. The ones caused by electricity should be turned off, Heat needs to be cooled down with running water. Some of the basic steps are: flush the burned area with burning water for several minutes and make sure not to use ice, do not break any blisters that have formed, make sure to apply a light gauze bandage

4. First Aid for Blisters-

If the blister is very small, unbroken and not very painful, it is best to leave it as it is. By covering the blister to prevent rubbing and pressure on it can cause it to swell more and possibly burst on its own. If the blister is large in size and painful, especially if the activity you are in is not finished, for instance you are hiking, following steps taken: Use a sterilized needle and make small punctures at the edge and let the fluid out, apply antibiotic ointment and cover the blister to protect it from further rubbing.

 

5. First Aid for Fractures-

There are many kinds of broken bone myths, such as not being able to walk on a broken leg or whether there is a difference between a break and a fracture. By taking these steps for a suspected fracture can be useful: do not try to straighten the limb, elevate the extremity, apply a cold pack on the injury and avoid placing the ice directly on the skin, taken in anti-inflammatory drugs such as naproxen, etc

Words from our clients

Robert A. Sparrow

“Very interactive and the trainer had a good sense of humour. I learned a lot during the training”

Brian A. Kemp

“The trainer was very patient and answered all of my questions successfully and thoroughly no matter how big or small. He made me feel at ease in the activities, helped me learn by having a giggle but portrayed the seriousness of the course. Very enjoyable and productive day. I would recommend Ken to anyone !”

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2555 Woodland Drive Sioux City, IA 51101

712-203-8464