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British Standard 8599-1 Review
In 2011, the British Standard Institution published the British Standard for workplace first aid kits, BS8599-1:2011. This standard has now been reviewed and a new standard BS8599-1:2019 has been published in January 2019.
First aid kits
The British Healthcare Trade Association (BHTA) which St John Ambulance is a member of has determined the appropriate first aid kits and their contents for workplaces. Ensure your workplace has the appropriate British Standards Institution (BSI) kit(s)
Defibrillator saves golfer's life
Company installs a defibrillator after an employee saves a life on the golf course.

Information from St John Ambulance Supplies

Does your first aid kit contain expired products?
Keeping products past their expiry date can be unsafe. Products will start to deteriorate and may not be effective. When was the last time you checked the products in your first aid kit?
Resusci Anne - the indispensable CPR training manikin
Effective CPR can be the difference between life and death, but many people lack the skills and confidence to administer it. Resusci Anne CPR training manikin helps prepare first aiders to use their skills should the worst happen.
A brief guide to the stethoscope
If there’s one piece of equipment that no medical professional can be without, it’s the stethoscope. Stethoscopes are so synonymous with the profession they’ve almost become a status symbol in their own right.
Monitoring blood pressure at home
Using a monitor to keep an eye on your blood pressure yourself is an extremely easy way of taking readings, without having to leave home or make medical appointments. However, to do this accurately, you will need to make sure you use the right technique

St John Ambulance Supplies Price Promise
As one of the biggest suppliers in the first aid and Health and safety market, we are also able to offer our Price Promise.

If you can buy an identical product cheaper elsewhere we will match the price and refund the difference.

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