Latest first aid and health and safety news

Delegates on a first aid course

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 have been updated by the Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI). The new Health and Safety (First Aid) (amendment) regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 came into effect on 31 October 2017.... more

Best Practice in Nursing

For the third year running, we're partnering with Best Practice in Nursing to provide free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and anaphylaxis training for nurses at the event. This year's event takes place on 19–20 October 2017 at Birmingham NEC.... more

Matthew Makin

When he found someone collapsed at the wheel of a car, Matthew Makin remembered what to do from his first aid at work course – and has since received an employee recognition award for his actions.... more

A scenario of a woman falling down in the stairs, as a colleague rushes to help

You are most likely to injure yourself at work by manual handling or falling, according to recent figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Although there have been long-term reductions in the number of workers injured each year, the kinds of accidents remain similar year-on-year.... more

Aviva and the British Red Cross at the British Insurance Awards

One of our corporate partners, Aviva, was recently recognised for their commitment to customer care – and we were invited to celebrate with them as we've been helping them to provide a better service to customers who've experienced a crisis.... more

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