Learn about allergies and allergic reactions with first aid training

It is highly unlikely that you will go through life without meeting someone who suffers from a dangerous allergy, and most severe allergies are food related, insect bite related or to do with drugs. Often, without fast reactions and quick treatment, these allergic reactions can be life-threatening. At Emcare, we provide cutting-edge first aid training which addresses allergic…

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Emcare Health and Safety Training: What to Do in a Workplace Emergency

Workplace emergencies come in a variety of forms and can quickly put your employees and company at risk. Adequate understanding of the possible workplace emergencies you face alongside an effective emergency plan is critical for your business. Emcare health and safety training provides you and your employees with the knowledge and skills to be able to handle any emergency…

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10 important traits you need to succeed at fire fighting training and beyond

Fire fighting demands self-sacrifice, dedication and above all the desire to do some good in the world. It is a tough business, and in many senses, fire fighters need to possess a plethora of skills and characteristics if they wish to succeed in this highly demanding career path. But how do you know if you are suited to the occupation or a good candidate for fire fighting…

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Health and safety training about snakes

There are around 160 species of snakes in South Africa. Only 20 species are venomous and have the potential to dish out a deadly bite, and there are an estimated 10-12 deaths as a result of snakebites in South Africa each year. Dealing with snakes safely requires background knowledge and health and safety training awareness and capabilities. In just a few minutes of reading,…

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Fire fighting training: What is the sacrifice?

Civilians understand, somewhat, that fire fighting training is not easy and takes extreme determination and perseverance; but there are a few nitty-gritty details, about the real sacrifice that they will never understand. For many ordinary people, the first thig that comes to mind when they think of a firefighter or a firefighter in training is a big red fire truck, fireproof…

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Emcare: Your Trusted Health and Safety Training

28 April is World Health and Safety Day, a day formed by the International Labour Organisation to raise awareness for the importance of health and safety in the workplace. In every industry, workplace health and safety should be a top priority for your business and your employees. Emcare is your trustable go-to for health and safety training. Workplace Health and…

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Why do first aid training when looking for a job?

Those who practice in medical and emergency healthcare are not the only ones who need first aid training in order to qualify for a job position. There are several ways in which going taking part in first aid training can benefit you ( as well as those around you), and one of those reasons happens to be that the qualification looks good on your belt when you enter the job…

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The importance of teamwork in fire fighting training

Running headfirst into a burning building carrying a hose of rushing water, battling through layers of smoke to find a victim, and then carrying them out to medical services, is definitely not a one-man job. If you embark on fire fighting training at Emcare, a leading training academy offering a variety of qualifications, you will undergo extensive training and will learn…

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Health and safety training: How to become and OHS officer

If you have ever run a business, or have even worked in a busy office environment, you will be oh so familiar with the various office antics, disputes, relationships, slip-ups and accidents, and just how common these incidents can be. You will also recognise just how important it is to have someone in charge who can manage and oversee all things health and safety related…

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Fire fighting training: Your burning questions answered

Becoming a firefighter is one of the most noble and heroic professions that one could choose to embark on. Running head-first into burning buildings, saving civilians and putting out roaring flames does take some experience however, and firefighters go through immense fire fighting training before they are qualified to do these dangerous things, which you may have some questions…

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Health and safety training: Workplace behaviour

When you begin health and safety training at Emcare, one of the top training academies in South Africa, you will learn a lot about the workplace, the different structures in place at work, how these structures influence and impact staff, and also, workplace behaviour. Workplace behaviour is a tricky topic to navigate amongst your employees, but without any guidelines on…

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Head injuries in first aid training

When you begin first aid training at Emcare, a leading training academy in South Africa with a range of training courses available, you will also learn about head injuries, how they occur, and what possible treatment options are available. Head injuries are fairly common and have occurred both on and off the sports fields for centuries, but only in the last 20 years or so…

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The classes of fire and extinguishers in fire fighting training

Making the decision to embark on fire fighting training is a brave and rewarding one, where you will be joining a dutiful profession of saving lives. Because of the nature of the job, fire fighters have to undergo extensive training to ensure that they are able to effectively and efficiently fight fires as well as respond to emergencies. Emcare is one of South Africa’s top…

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Health and safety training: The top 10 injuries you will learn about

When you begin health and safety training at Emcare you will learn copious things, but you will also learn about occupational health and safety (and the Act) and the many workplace injuries that could occur. These injuries that could occur are not only harmful for the individual involved but are also considered to be violated standards of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and in certain circumstances…

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Health and safety training: the policies

When you begin your health and safety training at Emcare, you will come to learn about the importance and relevance of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, and how this applies to your business. Health and safety policies are a necessity for most businesses, but the bureaucracy and heavy terminology involved can make the whole process quite daunting. This guide…

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Frequently asked first aid training questions

Whether you’re embarking on first aid training as a compulsory requirement for your business or employment, or whether you’re doing it to become a more informed and competent human being, you may have a few questions. Emcare offers a variety of comprehensive first aid training courses, presented by fully qualified instructors who will ensure that your training is effective,…

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Fire fighting training: The Uniform And Equipment

Becoming a fire fighter is one of the most incredible ways to serve society and to ensure that your occupation is a meaningful one. Before you embark on fire fighting training, you may ponder what it entails, what is needed from you and how safe will you be, including the uniform and equipment, which you will learn all about from the trained professionals and proficient…

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