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World Day for Health and Safety at Work

28th April marks the World Day for Health and Safety at Work. This campaign has been ongoing since 2003. The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) annual day brings to attention the problem of injuries and accidents at the workplace. The day concentrates on how to promote a safe workplace culture and how you can reduce the Read the full article…

Introduction to Our Online Training: Food Safety, Fire Safety and More!

  Whether you’re an individual or a business, online courses can be the ideal solution for meeting your training requirements. Ajuda’s cost-effective and high-quality online courses have trained individuals and companies from various industries, such as food, sports, education, and construction – to name but a few! We have summarised some of the online courses Read the full article…

Hello Spring! Making your office safer with a little spring cleaning

This past week we’ve finally said hello to the sunshine and it feels great! With the lifting of the weather it feels like the perfect opportunity to do some spring cleaning around the office. Although offices tend to be low risk work environments, there are still plenty of hazards that can be avoided with a Read the full article…

How to Make Your Home Safer

In the apparent safety of our homes and the rush of our everyday lives, we may not pay much notice to hazards. It is easy to think that accidents at home, compared with those that take place on roads or in workplaces, are less frequent or severe. However, the reality is that every year thousands Read the full article…

Red Nose Day Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

In aid of Red Nose Day on 24th March, Ajuda hosted a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to raise money for the very important charity. The money that is raised on Red Nose Day funds more than 2,000 projects throughout the UK, addressing issues such as homelessness, mental health, dementia and vulnerable young people. The money Read the full article…

The Importance of Fire Safety

Fire can have an devastating impact on anybody who is unfortunate enough to be near it. We all know that the flames and heat from a fire can cause a great deal of harm – from breathing the hot air killing a person instantly to life threatening or life changing burns on the body.  There Read the full article…

Five Reasons Why You Should Become a First Aid and Defib Trainer

There are many great reasons our trainers could give you for becoming a First Aid Trainer. We’ve gathered together some of what we think are the most significant pros you should seriously consider about being a First Aid Trainer: – The most obvious point we can highlight here is the fact that in becoming a Read the full article…

Happy International Women’s Day from Ajuda

Wednesday 8th March 2017 Happy International Women’s Day! A key focus of today is celebrating women’s achievements in the political, economic, and social spheres. Here at Ajuda, we firmly believe that opportunities for women should be maximised in all walks of life, and particularly in business.  This would be beneficial to society as a whole, Read the full article…

How to stay safe in extreme weather

Following last week’s severe weather conditions and the arrival of Storm Doris alongside the promise of further cold weather, rain, wind and wintry showers for the foreseeable future, Ajuda have put together a short list of tips on how to stay safe in extreme weather conditions. – Keep an eye out for Met Office severe Read the full article…

The pros and cons of online training

Ajuda offers online training alongside our more traditional in-house training. There are many different types of learners. Whilst visual learners learn by visual experience, such as our online learning portal, another type of learner may prefer audio, learning by listening to instructions.  Or, you could be a kinaesthetic learner, who learns by doing, feeling and Read the full article…

Stroke: Know How to Act With These 5 steps

After a stroke, every minute that passes is crucial. The most common type of stroke, ischemic stroke (accounting for approximately 90% of all strokes) occurs when a clot blocks an artery to the brain.  According to Harvard Health, two million brain cells die every minute until blood flow is restored by an infusion of tPa Read the full article…

What To Do When Your Child or Baby Is Choking

Following the tragic news of the death of a five-year-old boy who choked on food at school in Hull two weeks ago, Ajuda would like to raise awareness about what to do in an emergency when a baby or a child is choking.  Knowing what to do in these situations is an important life skill Read the full article…

National #TimeToTalk Day

On the 2nd February 2017 it is National Time to Talk Day. Time to Talk Day is a day designed to encourage the nation to break the silence around mental health problems and the stigma that is consequently attached to it. Ajuda are avid supporters of mental health campaigns such as Time to Talk – Read the full article…

First Aid for Babies and Children: Who Needs Training?

  It’s not just professional carers! Anyone who works with children on a professional basis – nursery staff, childminders, nannies, pre-school and after-school club staff – must have a paediatric first aid qualification. Ajuda’s Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid is designed for staff working in childcare settings; they meet legal requirements by gaining Read the full article…

Millions of Working Days Lost Every Year: Why Health and Safety is Relevant to All Workplaces

Many people are aware of the tragic numbers of Mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposure or that working at a height or in confined spaces is highly dangerous and needs to be risk assessed. However, Health and Safety courses cover plenty of topics alongside these important subjects. These range from Fire Safety, Trips and Read the full article…

Changes to First Aid Course Syllabus

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have introduced changes to the syllabus for first aid training courses. From 31st December 2016, the Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) and Level 3 First Aid at Work (FAW) courses must train delegates in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED). We see this as a Read the full article…

Course Calendar 2017

Please click the link below to view the dates and prices of our 2017 open courses. These will be running at our training academy in Cardiff Bay throughout the year. ajuda-calendar-2017 We wish everyone a very happy Christmas and New Year! See you in 2017.  

Food Hygiene for Food Premises: Don’t Scare Customers Away

31st  October 2016 Photo by Viktor Hanacek, https://picjumbo.com/   Happy Halloween! Today, your dining tables may be decked with all manner of scary, edible delights. But it’s vital to ensure that your pumpkin pies aren’t cooked in terrifyingly unclean conditions, and that your customers aren’t bobbing for contaminated apples. Because poor food hygiene will haunt both Read the full article…

Inspirational Women In Business – Dawn Evans Of Ajuda And Female Entrepreneur Of The Year

This post was written by Natasha Davies and first published on The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/natasha-davies/inspirational-women-in-bu_b_12467300.html       One of the barriers for women entrepreneurs is the lack of women role models. As a woman entrepreneur myself I understand how important it is to surround yourself with inspiring role models and feel that when you Read the full article…

Ajuda Teaches Essential Life-Saving Skills at High School in Barry

17/10/16 Today, Dawn Evans, company director of Ajuda, delivered free first aid training to students at St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School in Barry, South Wales, so that more young people have the knowledge and skills to act in situations of medical emergency.   Dawn talked about the scenarios in which first aid may be Read the full article…

Food Allergies on the Rise: How to Safeguard Your Customers

12th October 2016 Today, BBC News reported new data from NHS Digital which reveals that hospital admissions for allergic reactions have increased by 33% in the past five years.* This increase in cases requiring emergency medical treatment includes severe allergic reactions to food – the most extreme reaction being anaphylactic shock. While there has been no Read the full article…

Why Food Hygiene is Essential to Your Business and Your Customers

When ordering from your local takeaway or dining at a restaurant, have you ever noticed a green and black sticker in the window? In November 2013, Wales implemented a policy stipulating that food premises must publicly display their food hygiene rating. This has already resulted in great improvements in food safety management. But still, in Read the full article…

Dawns Evans of Ajuda Features on Made in Cardiff TV

On Monday 3rd October Dawn Evans, the managing director of Ajuda, appeared live on the Cardiff News programme at 6pm on Made in Cardiff TV. This channel brings the daily local news to our screens and also celebrates the people of our city, so Dawn’s new accolade of Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 was Read the full article…

Dawn named Female Entrepreneur of the Year

  Dawn Evans, founder of one of the UK’s leading training providers Ajuda, has been named Female Entrepreneur of the Year.  Dawn and her team have trained many thousands of people in skills to keep themselves, their staff and their customers safe while at work and at home. Dawn is now recognised across Wales and Read the full article…

Millie’s Law

First aid training is to be made compulsory for new nursery recruits in September 2016. It will be a requirement for new nursery and pre-school staff to undertake paediatric first aid training thanks to new government proposals. The new proposals will ensure that newly qualified staff with a childcare level 2 or 3 qualification must have Read the full article…

Ajuda installs AED at Newport Cathedral

Newport Cathedral is an active Christian community and place of worship situated on top of Stow Hill and overlooking the city of Newport.  Members of the church have recently acknowledged the importance of having an automated external defibrillator (AED) in their parish and have called on Ajuda to install one and teach them how to Read the full article…

Ajuda trains 300 in 3 days

Last week a team of Ajuda trainers pulled off something that to others may have seemed impossible.  Over the course of 3 days they managed to train 300 local people in Emergency First Aid.  Ajuda hired Fairwater Conservative Club for the duration of the training, which proved to be a fantastic venue for such an Read the full article…

South Wales Safety Groups Alliance – Inaugural Conference

The Ajuda team will be attending the South Wales Safety Groups Alliance Inaugural Conference on Wednesday the 13th April at Cardiff City Stadium.  We are excited to be a part of this event that, like us, places so much importance on health and safety.  Ajuda will be located at exhibit stand number 13.  The event Read the full article…

ReAct funding for redundancy in Wales

Being made redundant can be a time of great stress and unease.  On the plus side however, it can open up new and exciting opportunities for you – you could be right around the corner from a whole new career change.  Is it possible that you might want to retrain or add to your existing Read the full article…

International Women’s Day

8th March 2016 – International Women’s Day is a day for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women all around the globe. ‘ “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights,” Read the full article…

A busy day in the life of Ajuda’s founder Dawn Evans

Dawn Evans who founded Ajuda in October 2009 is a very busy lady.  Her days can be taken up with training students, delivering presentations, winning awards, volunteering and many more exciting activities.  Today, Thursday 11th February, I am shadowing Dawn for the day to see what she gets up to. 11am We start the day Read the full article…

Ajuda launches new website for 2016

Welcome to our new website. Ajuda Limited has started the new year with the release of our brand new website. after many meetings, long hours of development and numerous amendments we hope you like our new look as much as we do. We have not only improved the look and feel of our site though, Read the full article…

Course Calendar 2016

Ajuda Course Dates for 2016. Straight back to it in 2016, no rest for our Trainers. Please click the link below for a full list of Open Courses throughout 2016 – these courses are available to book on-line 3 months in advance: 2016 Course Calendar

Dawn Evans of Ajuda wins Educator Award at Inspire Wales Awards 2014

AJUDA MD DAWN Evans is celebrating again after winning Educator Award at this year’s Inspire Wales Awards. Dawn picked up the accolade at a glittering ceremony in Cardiff after beating off stiff competition to take the honour. The award is the latest recognition for Dawn and Ajuda, after she set up the company four years Read the full article…

Ajuda, First Aid & Gwent Business Women’s Network

Dawn, the director of Ajuda has been featured on the GBWN (Gwent Business Women’s Network) website. They’ve written a fantastic story about Ajuda, basic first aid and why Dawn is so passionate about it. You can see the full story about Ajuda on the GBWN website!