IABA launches Safety in Boxing education.

IABA is launching a landmark First Aid education programme, Safety in Boxing, later this month, focusing on how to recognise and care for people with life-threatening injuries before the arrival of healthcare practitioners.

This is a 1-day course, led by Dr. Robert Scully in partnership with Jim Howe of getready.ie. It will touch on Health and Safety, Basic First Aid and Athlete Injury covering topics including:

  • First Aid in the Workplace
  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedure
  • Basic CPR Understanding
  • Common Medical Emergencies (asthma, diabetes, etc)
  • Injury Management & Shock
  • Care of the Unconscious Patient

This practical learning is being funded for members by IABA, through Sport Ireland, and the course will take place at locations in Ulster, Munster, Connacht, Leinster, Dublin & Antrim. In the first run of courses, IABA hopes to provide this training to a total of 180 people.

Registration is now open for the first course, on May 20th in the National Stadium. IABA members included in their club’s Blocworx portal can register here

Dates, times and location for courses in Ulster, Munster, Connact, Leinster, Antrim will be shared in due course.

For more information, please contact IABA National Development Manager James Geraghty on james@iaba.ie