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British Red Cross first aid gift cards

Looking for a gift idea with a difference?Looking for a gift idea with a difference?This Christmas, give the gifts of confidence and peace of mind with a British Red Cross first aid gift card.first aid gift cardStarting from ... more

A man in a warehouse has fallen from a ladder

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the cost of workplace related injuries to UK businesses in 2015/16 was:cost of workplace related injuries £14.1 billion (-1 per cent on 2014/15) 30.4 million w... more

People learning how to use an AED during a course

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that from 31 December 2016, all first aid training providers must include automated external defibrillator (AED) training on first aid at work courses.all first aid training prov... more

Anna Bishop, Red Cross Training's national product manager, on stage at the Best Practice in Nursing event

After the success of last year's event, we're once again partnering with Best Practice in Nursing to provide free training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and anaphylaxis. Both skills are mandatory for nurses and part of th... more

A construction worker checks for a response from his colleague, who has had an accident

A report by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has identified that micro and small enterprises* (MSEs) are most at risk of workplace accidents and illnesses, in comparison with larger organisations. micro ... more

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