Archive for July, 2010

First Aid plasters in schools

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Staff in schools have always been able to put plasters on the children. It was just a rumour that this was not allowed. In fact, the HSE has published an information sheet on plasters and children. It is part of their Great Health and Safety Myths series.

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First Aid training for teachers, classroom assistants and school staff

Monday, July 19th, 2010

First aid training for schools is essential. Teachers, school meal supervisors, the office staff, receptions, ground staff, caretakers and site supervisors are all involved in caring for the school children and providing them with a safe environment.

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Pediatric First Aid and OFSTED

Monday, July 19th, 2010

If you are looking after babies or children up to the age of eight you may need to have a first aid certificate recognised by OFSTED.

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First Aid in schools

Monday, July 19th, 2010

All schools should have someone on site with first aid training. However, staff must not allow a pupil to suffer without help because of the lack of a first aid certificate.

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Physical Intervention Trainers

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

With the recent update of Security Industry qualifications, in particular the SIA Door Supervisors qualification, the SIA, in consultation with awarding bodies, released the specifications for instructors to gain Level 3 Physical Intervention Trainers qualification. Carlton Training has been awarded Master Trainer status by City and Guilds in support of this process.

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