Archive for the ‘First Aid’ Category

Is it a legal requirement to have an AED?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

There is no legal requirement at present to provide and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) but liability might arise under common law for failure to take adequate safeguards to protect members of the public, staff or contractors present at a facility.

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 do not prevent an employer making an AED available which could be of benefit to their employees or members of the public.

What is an AED?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is a small portable device that allows the user to deliver a defibrillation shock to a casualty in cardiac arrest but only if the casualty requires it.


Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

Friday, July 17th, 2009

So what does the “etc” stand for ?


Will first aid courses get cheaper ?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Will first aid courses get cheaper ? Looking for cheap First Aid at Work training courses ?


First Aid courses in London

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Carlton Training continues to be one of the mean providers of First Aid training courses in the London area, with our main training centre located near Kings Cross / St Pancras and our dedicated team of instructors who vist workplaces throughout the area to run in-company staff training courses.