AMTD involved in Restart a Heart Day 2017 !

Restart a heart day- Oct 16th 2017
Restart a Heart Day is a designated day of action across Europe with the aim to teach vital life saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible

Last year, over 100,000 …

Buckingham Palace visit by AMTD!

AMTD were invited to a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on May 25th 2017 as part of the ROSPA centenary celebrations.

AMTD have been a member of ROSPA for the last 5 years as a means for the trainers …

Out of Sight – the dangers of eye injuries

Out of Sight – the dangers of eye injuries
At AMTD we don’t believe the dangers of eye injuries for workers should be out of sight as this is part of the First aid at work syllabus and a topic that is popping …

Future Changes to First Aid Guidelines

First Aid guidelines changes coming soon
As a first aider you may already be aware  that every 5 years there are potential changes to first aid as a result of the European Resuscitation Council (ERC), the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the …

Quality Matters!

AMTD – Where quality matters!
AMTD are delighted to announce that we are now a Qualsafe approved centre! Qualsafe is the UK’s largest awarding organisation for first aid qualifications.

So why did we want to become an approved centre?

In Oct 2013 …

Paediatric First Aid – Compulsory?

Government seeks sector’s views on compulsory Paediatric first aid training
At AMTD we are delighted that a Government consultation has been launched on proposals for all newly qualified nursery staff to undertake compulsory paediatric first aid training for the first …

Annual workplace fatalities rise !

Provisional data from the HSE shows that 142 workers were fatally injured at work between April 2014 and March 2015, an increase on last year’s all time low of 136. Some of the figures are  33 deaths in Agricultural workers, …

First Aid At Work.

The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 places a duty on employers to ensure there is adequate provision for employees should they become ill or injured whilst at work.

Bonfire night first aid !

As Bonfire night is almost upon us, the chance of burn injuries from fireworks and bonfires are a very real concern.

Following these simple tips can help to reduce the severity of the burn and recovery time for the casualty …