January 8, 2019

There was some great news last week when the Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, stated that the government will be teaching all school children basic first aid as part of the national curriculum from 2020.

See what Paul, the owner of Green Box had to say about this.

December 3, 2018

Some stats -

25,000 children are effected by sepsis each year.

1/4 of everyone that suffers from Sepsis is left with permanent, life changing effects.

5 people in the UK every hour die from Sepsis.

So if it is that serious why don't more of us know about it?? It's amazing...

October 30, 2018

We have been asked many times on courses if coughing whilst having a heart attack can stop it, make you better or keep you going until the paramedics.

It is scary how advice like this spreads over social media and might lead people to make a fatal mistake. It is absolut...

October 18, 2018

At every course we look at technology that helps first aiders. There is no doubt that your phone is one of the most important parts of your first aid kit.

We used to look for medical bracelets and necklaces but we’ve now moved on to looking for information on people’s p...

June 26, 2018

OK, we're Brits and we love to talk about the weather and it been an amazing summer so far and I'm sat here writing this in 30 degree heat. 

Whilst it's great to have the sun out and high temperatures it can cause us some issues if we aren't careful.

With the heat we gen...

March 26, 2018

When you need to perform CPR you need to get stuck in. When we are training people we talk them through how fast it should be, how hard they should press and how much air to breath into the manikins.

It is hard to monitor as the class performs CPR, we give the student f...

March 14, 2018

A lot of people tell us that they want to take a first aid at work course but really struggle to take the time to do it. Well we might have the perfect solution for you with our range of blended courses.

So what is a blended course? It is part on line training and then...

February 5, 2018

Want to know what you get when you sign up for a Green Box First Aid Course? Have a look at this quick video to find out more.....

January 24, 2018

We've had a new delivery of tourniquets in the office for you to try in our courses.

If you have ever done refresher first aid courses you will remember that things change and some things come in and out of the courses.

When I started first aid - 26 years ago tourniquets...

December 1, 2017

Get to know your mobile phone...

One of the biggest tools in your first aid arsenal is your mobile phone. Alerting the emergency services as soon as you can is the number one priority so get to know what your phone can do. Teach your children how to call 999 when your p...