A new era in paediatric first-aid?

All new nursery workers could soon be made to undergo paediatric first-aid training, in an effort to reassure parents that their children are safe. The government has launched a consultation outlining plans to make it compulsory for all newly qualified Level 2 and Level 3 early-years staff to hold either a full Paediatric First Aid […]

Make your fundraising more profitable!

Organising an event and trying to raise as much money as possible for a chosen charity, or good cause, can be hard going at the best of times, but by adding the opportunity to offer a glass of wine or beer to the proceedings could make your fundraising event more appealing and, more importantly, even […]

Stayin’ Alive: Who is your firm’s first-aid hero?

Public awareness of emergency first-aid techniques has arguably never been better, thanks in part to clever marketing campaigns that have captured the nation’s attention. Back in 2011, the British Heart Foundation teamed up with Vinnie Jones to teach us that hands-only CPR to the beat of Stayin’ Alive by the Bee Gees can help save […]

Having a domestic? How CDM has changed small building jobs forever!

Just when the construction industry thought red tape around health and safety couldn’t possibly become more burdensome, along comes new legislation with the potential to cause fresh confusion, distress and anxiety! The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6th April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. As the name suggests, the […]

Shropshire mumpreneur challenges the “under-representation of women in health and safety decision making”

Local mumpreneur Tori Davies from Market Drayton, Shropshire, took the plunge in 2006 and decided to go it alone, setting up her own business – Saracen Solutions – within the male dominated health & safety industry. The government Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has stated that “women are under-represented in the health and safety decision […]

Health & Safety Celebrates its 40th Birthday

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of workplace health & safety in the UK. Today, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is still the primary piece of legislation covering work-related health and safety in the United Kingdom. Workplace illness and injury imposes a huge cost to the UK economy with approximately 28 million workdays […]

Tori Davies Becomes Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Tori Davies, of Saracen Solutions, showed that hard work, experience and perseverance really does pay off when she was awarded Chartered Member status of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health this month. In order to become Health & Safety royalty – and now known as Tori Davies CMIOSH – Tori had to go through […]

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