Health & Safety News

Includes current health-related news items, regulation updates, release of new courses, training locations etc.

Online Learning

New Online and Blended Courses Released

We’re delighted to announce that we’re now offering a range of online and blended courses to complement our face to face training.While face-to-face training remains the gold-standard for first aid because of it’s practical nature, online and blended courses can provide a great way of learning when face-to-face training is more difficult. It’s also very …

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Emergency Salbutamol Inhalers in Schools

Good news for schools!New regulations have just been issued regarding the use of reliever asthma inhalers in schools. From 1st October 2014 the Human Medicines (Amendment) (No2) Regulations 2014 will allow schools to hold a spare emergency asthma inhaler for use in emergencies. … Emergency Salbutamol Inhalers in SchoolsRead More »

Scales of Justice

HSE First Aid Regulation Changes 2013

Tuesday 24th September 2013. From October 1st 2013 First aid Regulations are to be amended to reflect the fact that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will no longer be responsible for regulating first aid training within the workplace. However the legal requirement for employers to provide adequate first aid training for employees, according to first …

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Resuscitation Guidelines for First Aiders 2010

Yesterday, 18 October 2010 new Guidelines for resuscitation were released by the UK Resuscitation council following a review of best practice.It is well recognised that initiating the Chain of Survival improves outcomes and leads to more people surviving cardiac arrest. Basic CPR is unlikely to restart a heart that has stopped beating, but it does …

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