Author Archives: Tony Howarth

About Tony Howarth

Tony is a First Aid & CPR Instructor Trainer with Sea 2 Sky Safety Training Services and the company founder. Tony started with the British Red Cross in 1994. Has acted as first aid attendant for hundreds of events & treated many hundreds of people as a result. He is experienced in training a wide range of courses. He previously worked as an ambulance attendant with the British Red Cross. He is now in BC as a first aid instructor, and an instructor trainer (one who trains others to become instructors) Finally, Tony works at UBC Hospital as a pharmacist when not busy training safety

SAMPLE – Questions to ask a Casualty

‘SAMPLE’ helps to make sure we ask some of the key things we need to know when providing first aid to someone: Signs & Symptoms Allergies Medication Provokes Last meal/food & drink Events leading up to the accident, injury or … Continue reading

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Rice for Sprains?

Sometimes you will want to know how to treat sprains & strains, especially if you have kids or are involved with sports. Sometimes you’ll even have heard of ‘RICE’ as the correct treatment, but what does it mean? And what’s … Continue reading

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Please share to show my pupils how far a photo can go (even if you don’t want it to!)

Originally posted on Not about everything:
Sharing this, because it seems an interesting lesson. I am teaching E-safety to my pupils at the moment and wanted to try a little experiment. Please share this photo and see how far it…

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Recovery Position – what is it and why does it change?

Current research suggests 2,500 unconscious people die needlessly each year because those around them don’t know how to use the recovery position appropriately. And that’s just in the UK. That’s seven deaths a day which could have been prevented by reading this … Continue reading

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