Archive for the ‘First Aid’ Category

First Aid for Schools: Responsibilities, Duties and Qualifications

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

HSE regulations dictate that all employers must provide for necessary first aid equipment and facilities in the work place. Even schools fall under this category and must therefore adhere to it.

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Public consultation on First Aid at work and HSE published guidance

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Last year, a review of Health and Safety was commissioned by the Government, and this review recommended some changes in First Aid Regulations at work.
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Football clubs to get defibrillators

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Following the collapse of Fabrice Muamba who was playing for Bolton Wanderers against Tottenham Hotspur in the 2012 FA cup quarter final, the FA have announced that in collaboration with the British Heart Foundation a fund to provide defibrillators to non-league and and Womens Super League clubs.

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Quick tips : First Aid training for schools

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

If you work at a school you’ve probably come across pupils who have hurt themselves or are ill and need your help. Of course this is not part of your main role at work but you need to know what to do and what your responsibilities are….

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Health and Safety Executive new procedures: how they affect your business

Monday, January 28th, 2013

In June 2012the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced a set of new procedures, termed Fee for Intervention (FFI). These would allow the HSE to recover its investigation costs from businesses directly. It would be applied only in cases where a business fails to observe health and safety law.

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