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Two tips before sitting on your next First Aid course

Here is a short 5 min video of two top tips where our Senior First Aid Trainer, Ash Webber irons out some of the myths around First Aid training and helps you get in the right mindset before sitting on one of our courses. He offers his two top tips to ensure your get the […]

By Duray Pretorius | Uncategorized
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Jul
06

Heat stroke vs heat exhaustion

Well, it’s looking like that barbecue summer has finally arrived after all those years of promise! Along with the barbecues comes the traditional baring of the white legs that haven’t seen daylight in the winter months! But the dash to turn the white flesh into a rosy pink means often we don’t take the precautions […]

By Duray Pretorius | BLOG
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May
08

Fire Safety – Drills, Evacuation plan and Training

On the 18th November 1987 a fire broke out at around 7.30pm in London. Nothing unusual about that you might think, except this was at king’s cross tube station. 100 people were injured, and 31 people lost their lives that night in a fire that may well have been able to be prevented if fire […]

By Duray Pretorius | Uncategorized
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Mar
19

Recent 18 year old attendee feedback from a First Aid course

Siren training are really good at what we do. There is no denying our high review links on both Facebook and Google. Usually, we would refer all feedback to these platforms but this was a particular case where the individual attendee booked a 3 day First Aid at Work course for the sole purpose of upskilling […]

By Duray Pretorius | First Aid In Schools
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Mar
19

Siren and The Wellness Movement partner up to provide more for our customers

Siren Training have partnered up with The Wellness Movement as such you are entitled to 50% off your first mental health talk for your organisation when you book any other activity. Click here to access a recent talk on Positivity and Self-Belief they carried out at ITV Television Studios for their workforce. The Wellness Movement are an organisation set […]

By Duray Pretorius | Uncategorized
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Jan
08

Temperature – Do’s and do not’s – When to take action

It’s that time of year!! Coughs, colds, high temperatures seem to be part of winter… A high temperature also called a fever, is very common in children. The little one will:            feel hotter than usual on their forehead, back or stomach            feel sweaty and clammy            have flushed ( red) cheeks   The […]

By Duray Pretorius | Tips for parents
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Jan
02

Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) – all you need to know

Dr Frank Pantridge is probably not someone you have heard of, but there’s a strong chance he has changed the course of your family or friends or maybe even yourself. You see this is the cardiologist that is credited with inventing the portable Defibrillator, an AED as it is also known, a device that can […]

By Duray Pretorius | Uncategorized
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Nov
22

Fall

It’s the moment everyone dreads. That pavement that looked wet turned out to be black ice. And so now it’s a battle against gravity. Your limbs move in different directions, making you look like a poor Bruce Lee tribute and suddenly become aware that your feet are level with your eyes and it’s as if […]

By Duray Pretorius | Uncategorized
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Oct
31

Haunting treats

The dangers of boiled sweets, toffee apples and other haunting “treats” that give parents a fright over the Halloween and bonfire night period.   One accident that many parents dread especially in young children is choking. With an increase in sweets over this period, (whether it is supervised by the parents or not) there is a higher […]

By Duray Pretorius | Uncategorized
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Oct
26

Autumn Danger

Autumn!   OK so it’s THAT time of year… we start really remembering what cold feels like, the evenings draw in, the leaves are falling off the trees…. cosy, right??   HOPEFULLY!!! The fact is that anything can happen at any time and it helps to have this in mind and be aware this new season […]

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Siren Training was set up by a group of Firefighters in 2013. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and experience in First Aid and Fire Safety, we deliver interesting, enjoyable, life-saving skills to all sectors. We now operate throughout the UK and Ireland and have 70+ instructors with backgrounds as Paramedics, NHS and the Armed Forces. All of whom share the same passion and drive to share these valuable skills with everyone.

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