One of the most successful skills that a first aider can learn is the treatment of choking. Things such as food, sweets, or small objects can easily become lodged in the airway if they are accidentally 'breathed in' rather than swallowed. Recognising that someone is choking it essential to a successful outcome.
First aid law and the legalities around first aid at work can be confusing. Here we hope to help you understand what you need to do to ensure first aid practises in your workplace are compliant and in the best interests for your employees.