Archive for month: December, 2012

Risk Assessment for 25th December.

Categories:Health and Safety

RISK ASSESSMENT – GENERAL / TASK LOCATION: WORLDWIDE TASK: DELIVERY OF GIFTS TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS WHO HAVE BEEN GOOD ALL YEAR! Ref No: Santa/RA1//04 DATE: Dec 07 ASSESSOR: Mr Elf JOB TITLE: Santa’s Helper REVIEW DATE: Dec 08 Significant Hazards Identified * Persons At Risk Existing Controls Additional Controls / Recommendations 1. Manual Handling […]

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HSE begins Fees for Intervention

Categories:Health and Safety

HSE’s new cost recovery scheme – Fee for Intervention (FFI) came into force on (1st October 2012). FFI provides a further incentive for organisations to manage Health & Safety effectively and to operate within the law. Under the Health & Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, those who break health and safety laws are liable for recovery […]

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Keep safe this Christmas

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Keep yourself safe this Christmas. http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Healthychristmas/Documents/Keep%20safe%20this%20Christmas.pdf

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Defibrillators go Live in Warrington High Schools

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Action Training are one of the leading providers of Defibrillators and associated training in the Warrington and Wigan areas. We have provided Defibrillators to the wider business community and in December 2012 we have two more going live in St Gregs and Cardinal Newman High Schools; we are already live in Priestley Sixth form. It’s […]

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Meningitis Symptoms

Categories:First Aid for Children

Meningitis Symptoms Meningitis and septicaemia can strike with little or no warning, but knowing the symptoms and acting fast can save lives. Some of the symptoms for meningitis and septicaemia are the same, while others differ. It is important to remember that not everyone gets all of these symptoms and they can appear in any […]

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Cardiac Arrest is the ultimate medical emergency

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Cardiac arrest is the ultimate medical emergency, and in the UK approximately 30,000 people sustain cardiac arrest outside of a hospital environment, this of course means that people may be called upon at any time to attempt resuscitation on a relative, neighbour, colleague or fellow traveller. If a defibrillator is used promptly, survival rates as […]

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