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October 5, 2010

First Aid at Work exams

On completion of the 3-day First Aid at Work course or the 2-day Refresher First Aid at Work course candidates will need to be able to pass the final assessment.



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July 19, 2010

Pediatric First Aid and OFSTED

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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July 19, 2010

First Aid in schools

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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July 19, 2010

First Aid plasters in schools

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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July 19, 2010

First Aid training for teachers, classroom assistants and school staff

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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July 8, 2010

Messy fire extinguishers – court case

Recently reported : A court case where the manufacturer of a fire extinguisher was held liable for damage …



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June 1, 2010

Five great fire safety tips for your workplace

Ever get the feeling that your workplace isn’t quite up to the mark as regards fire safety ? Well here are some great tips to help you stay safe and stay legal with fire precautions in your workplace, all written by our team of fire safety training instructors :



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April 28, 2010

First Aid training on Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 recently featured first aid training on their popular consumer affairs programme “You and Yours”, in particular focusing on the situation regarding the regulation of first aid training.



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April 28, 2010

Eco-friendly Fire Extinguishers ordered

Our new batch of environmentally friendly fire extinguishers have just been delivered.  We continue to recharge our existing stock with the eco-friendy foam concentrate which does not harm the wildlife when the foam flows into a drain to a river.



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January 9, 2010

Botulism

Botulism is a fairly rare type of food poisoning in the UK mainly because of our strict hygiene controls concerning tinned or canned goods. Botulism causes paralysis rather than the more common types that give the sufferer vomiting and or diarrhoea. Botulism is caused by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. It is from Clostridium Botulinum that […]



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