What is first aid?

We all need help at times in our lives. We all have accidents now and again and we all get hurt.

When we are injured or suddenly unwell, what we want and need is someone to help us – someone who knows what to do. First aid is all about helping people in situations like this.

This website will help you learn first aid so that you know what to do. It’s easier than you think, and there are simple things that you can do to help.

You can make a difference.

The website has videos, information, activities and worksheets to do. Try them. It has lots of ideas for teachers to help you learn first aid too.

Life. Live it. will help you stay safe and help others. Simple actions can make a big difference – you can even become a life–saver. Are you ready to help?

How first aid works

This section will tell you what first aid is and why it is important.

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First aid: why the big deal?

First aid is important because it can save lives, but it can help you do a lot more.

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'How to' videos

These videos show you the simple steps you can follow for different first aid situations.

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