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A simple guide to the changes featured in the 2010 Resuscitation Guidelines.
With the removal of the HSE's Approval Process for Training Providers who want to deliver the First Aid at Work courses, how do you ensure you choose a credible, legitimate Training Provider?
This case-study of a tragedy at an Activity Centre demonstrates how serious consequences are not just borne from one simple mistake, but from the culmination of several, smaller failings.
What is it, why do it and how?
A brief guide to understand the legal position of First Aiders, Rescuers and those who administer emergency care.
Guidance on employers responsibilities to the First Aid at Work act.
Know what you are preparing for.
Understand the new BS8599 First Aid Kits for the Workplace.
How to complete a First Aid Needs Assessment - a legal duty for your business.
With every company claiming to be the best, how do you choose a Training Provider?
How to provide relevant, succinct information using ETHANE and ASH-ICE.
With such a range of commercial 'Medic' courses available, understand what you are getting and what the qualification means.
Sometimes we may find ourselves responsible for other people medicine or even administering. This article details best practice to ensure protection for yourself and safety for the casualty.
What are the different categories of medicine licensing and how do they affect the drugs we have access to?
Occupational Diseases, Infections and Illness to be aware of in the workplace.
With increasing public awareness of AEDs, are you liable for not having a defibrillator available?
There are a myriad of courses one can attend beyond First Aid at Work, some more appropriate than others, some more credible than others. Here is a structured look at a possible development pathway beyond First Aid at Work.