First Aid for Snow Sports

The rate of injuries in snow sports is relatively low at only 2 – 4 injuries per 1000 days participation, but it’s worth being prepared for the minor injuries that may occur during your trip. Here are some first aid tips for winter sports… Read more ›

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First Aid Dressings Explained

Nurse applying wound dressing to a person

Cover wounds with dressings to help prevent infection and to protect the wound from further damage. Dressings can also be used to exert pressure on the wound to promote blood clotting. Whenever possible, a sterile dressing should be used. If a sterile dressing isn’t available you can use a clean piece of non-fluffy material as an improvised dressing, secured in place with a strip of cloth. Read more ›

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How to Use Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB)

A roll of Elastic Adhesive Bandage.

Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB) is one of our top-selling strapping tapes. Here is the lowdown on how and when to use it… Read more ›

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How to Use Zinc Oxide Tape

A roll of white zinc oxide tape

Zinc oxide tape is the mostly widely used form of sports strapping tape. Here are some tips on how to get the best from it. Read more ›

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Sport-Related Eye Injuries

Rugby Player Receiving First Aid for Eye Injury

Eye injuries are a risk when playing sports, particularly sports involving balls, body contact, or exposure to the sun. All eye injuries require immediate first aid. Read more ›

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