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8th September 2020

First Aid Training Requirements Deadline – Coronavirus

What’s Happening? We advised back in March 2020 that The Health and Safety Executive had released a statement, which extends the validity of various qualifications including Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work due to the current pandemic. To qualify for the extension, you must be able to: explain why you haven’t been able to […]

20th February 2018

New First Aid Guidance for 2018 from HSE

The HSE has recently updated some of its guidance material that covers first aid at work. What has changed and what should you do with this information…..? The HSE has published an updated version of its first aid at work (reference INDG347). It has been updated to cover current best practice advice on basic advice […]

25th January 2017

Awareness training in the use of automated external defibrillator (AEDs)

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device which automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient. It can treat the patient through defibrillation which involves the application of electrical therapy which stops the arrhythmia, allowing the heart to reestablish an effective rhythm. Defibrillator use training Training in […]