Medica 2019

MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. The Medica conference is dedicated to providing and educating people, from all over the world, about the newest technologies...

How most bushfires start

We know that hot, dry and windy weather increases the risk of fires starting, but here’s what we know about what actually provides the spark. The nine categories of bushfire ignition Fire investigators have nine categories for the ignition sources of fires:...

Are you First Aid Compliant?

Occupational Health & Safety in the Work place In any working environment, employees can be injured or fall ill whilst performing their duties.  Regardless of whether or not their injuries (or illness) were caused as a result of the work they perform, it is...

Guy Fawkes – Have fun, but stay safe!

It’s almost time for that one night of the year when things go bang, and everyone seems to get up to some kind of mischief. Yes, Guy Fawkes is almost upon us and whether you celebrate it in the Traditional British Bonfire style or give it a more local and lekker...

HOT TOPIC: Child Burn Prevention

Children grow fast and can reach new dangerous things every day that can burn them. Being consciously aware of possible risks and making provisions is an important factor in burn prevention. Below are a few tips in preventing scald burns with children. Establish a “No...

Burnshield In Action

Did you know… Burnshield does not need to be stored in a refrigerator. It can be stored between anywhere -10 and +40ºC Burnshield products have a 5 year shelf life from date of manufacture Burnshield can be used as a method to treat sunburn Burnshield is...

Medica 2018

MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. There are many reasons why MEDICA is so unique. Firstly, the event is the largest medical trade fair in the world – it...

What’s in the bag?

Nappies… check. Wipes… check. Rash cream… check… bottle… check. Pacifier… check. And the list goes on for all the essential items needed for packing your daily nappy bag. You’re pretty much prepared with everything you know your baby will need...

Types of Burns

There are five types of burns namely Thermal Burns, Chemical Burns, Electrical Burns, Friction Burns and Radiation Burns. All of them are treated in the same way. Thermal and chemical being the most visible, while electric and radiation are more internal with some...

Treatment with Burnshield

Burnshield treats all types of burns with a variety of ranges in Hydrogels and Dressings. What to keep in mind when treating younger burn victims? Should your child suffer a burn, there are certain things that you should and shouldn’t do to help them...

Burn and Scald Prevention Tips

Everything you need to know to keep your kids safe from burns and scalds. The smell of cookies baking in the oven or tasty sauces simmering on the stovetop is hard to resist for adults and kids alike. Here are a few simple steps to keep your little chef safe from...

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