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Shocking Numbers Dying From Lack Of First Aid

Posted on: January 14th, 2013 by Gemma


 Up to 150,000 people a year could be given a chance to live if more people were trained in first aid.


Thousands of people are dying each year in situations where first aid could have made the difference. This includes


  • 900 people who choke to death, 
  • 2,500 who asphyxiate from a blocked airway
  • 29,000 who die from heart attacks


First aid could make a huge difference in these situations, either through direct intervention, in the case of choking, or by recognising life-threatening signs, such as a heart attack, and caring for someone until medical help arrives.


You can make the difference by contacting A1 Training Solutions to find a First Aid Course that suits your needs.  Contact us by email (info@a1trainingsolutions.com) or by telephone (01782 901070).