Archive for the ‘First Aid’ Category

I want CPR training

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

A more than occasional request is from callers who call requiring CPR training, often due to a request or stipulation that the get proof of CPR training in order to get a particular qualification (often sports-related).  What reasons for this are we do not know as the requirements stated are often very brief.

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Appointed person ? Appointed to what ???

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Well as far as first aid is concerned an “Appointed Person” is the person appointed to deal with situations where first aid is required and whose duties include:

* take charge when someone is injured or ill, including calling an ambulance if required;
* look after the first aid equipment, eg restocking the first aid box.

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Pediatric first aid training untouched by HSE reforms

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

The planned reforms for workplace first aid training will not affect the Pediatric First Aid courses designed for those in the Early Years sector (nurseries, childminders etc.)

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HSE new first aid training scheme for 2009

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) is changing the way first aid training for the workplace is regulated.

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