March 18, 2013

Football clubs to get defibrillators

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.

Tags: 1st aid,1st aid at work,appointed person,cpr,emergencies,football club,

February 26, 2013

Quick tips : First Aid training for schools

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….


February 18, 2013

Keep the cakes safe !!

You know those yummy looking cakes we all love ? Well however good your cakes look and taste you’ll want to make sure they are safe to eat.

Tags: food safety,health and safety,hygiene,regulation,

January 29, 2013

5 Corporate Food Safety Disasters

One out of five meals eaten in the United States is enjoyed outside of the home. At work, we have food brought in so that we can work without interruption, and at home, even under harsh economic conditions, we relish the occasional opportunity to have someone else cook for us.

Tags: food,food business,food safety,fridge,health and safety,hygiene,

January 28, 2013

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

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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January 23, 2013

Kebab Safety – a fast guide to fast food hygiene

Congratulations to the winners of the first ever British Kebab awards – Turkish Delight of Chorlton, Manchester !  The launch of this new annual award underlines the rapid growth of high street suppliers of high-quality handmade kebabs, often at independent take-aways and restaurants using techniques and ingredients from the Mediterranean.

Tags: food business,food safety,fridge,health and safety,hygiene,law,regulations,

January 22, 2013

HSE Update: Approval of First Aid at Work training

There is a new update from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for Awarding Organisations that offer the Qualification in First Aid at Work.

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January 17, 2013

Tower block fire – inquest announced

An inquest into the 2009 residential tower block fire at Lakanal House, Sceaux Gardens Estate,  London which resulted in six fatalities is taking place at Lambeth Town Hall and is led by Assistant Deputy Coroner Frances Kirkham.

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January 10, 2013

Health and Safety: the real cost of slips trips and falls for businesses.

The latest statistics released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) state that in 2011-12, 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury. 173 workers were killed and 111,000 were injured at work in 2011-2012.

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January 7, 2013

How to Cool Down Food Safely

We often prepare food to store it in the fridge or freezer. Here is some advice to cool off your food in the best way.  

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