Archive for month: September, 2012

Action Training Services – Wigan Expo 2012

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WIGAN BUSINESS EXPO TWENTY12 WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER, 8AM TO 3PM AT DW STADIUM. IT WILL BE THE BIGGEST BUSINESS EVENT TO EVER TAKE PLACE IN WIGAN BOROUGH AND ONE OF THE LARGEST TO BE HELD IN THE NORTH WEST IN 2012. FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES OF WIGAN. Action Training Services Ltd will […]

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New EYFS Framework (1st Sep 2012)

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The new EYFS framework makes a number of improvements: Reducing bureaucracy for professionals, simplifying the statutory assessment of children’s development at age five. Simplifying the learning and development requirements by reducing the number of early learning goals from 69 to 17. Stronger emphasis on the three prime areas which are most essential for children’s healthy […]

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Disease in Swimming Pools – Action Training Services

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There are documented thousands of cases of disease outbreak in pools and spas every year. Bacterial, viral, and Parasites can lead to hospitalisation and in rare cases can cause death. Water is a breeding ground for bacteria and can support viruses and parasites long enough for them to enter your body through absorption, inhalation, and […]

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First Aiders

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The selection of a first Aiders depends upon a number of factors. The person best suited to be a first Aiders will volunteer and will have: – a good disposition, communication skills and be reliable. – an aptitude and ability to absorb new skills and knowledge. – an ability to cope with stressful and physically […]

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Are Indoor Swimming Pools Bad for Your Lungs?

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Since 2003, several scientific surveys have shown a connection between lung problems and chlorinated indoor swimming pools. Adults who were employed at indoor pools and adults who swam regularly in them showed increased rates of asthma, and children showed even higher rates. Some scientists have speculated that indoor pools may be partly responsible for the […]

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Making Health And Safety Simpler

Making Health And Safety Simpler Small businesses are being given a helping hand through the health and safety maze. A new toolkit has been produced by the Health and Safety Executive to guide business owners through issues around health and safety in the workplace. The ‘Health and Safety Toolbox: How to control risks at work’ […]

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STA Pool Responder – Assessment

The assessment of this award serves a purpose to complement the development of a students confidence and skill levels for smaller low risk aquatic environments. The award should not be seen as a quick fix and a short cut or even an instead of qualification. The award is very suitable for appropriate environments. STA Pool […]

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Lifeguard Staff Training

When customers use or visit a leisure centre, Hotel Pool or Leisure Club, they often perceive a lifeguard as being someone who works on poolside, is responsive and is also ready for an incident to occur within the pool environment. Although this perception is correct, there is far more to the role than this. A […]

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STA Pool Responder

Aim The STA Professional Award for Pool Responder is designed to train candidates in pool rescue, CPR techniques and first aid competencies in order to deal with poolside emergencies in accordance with the National Occupational Standards and The HSE Publication Managing health and safety in swimming pools and British Standard BS EN 15288 Part 2, […]

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