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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

A construction worker drinking a sports drink

The great British summer doesn't often bring hot temperatures, but when the sun does make an appearance, people may find themselves in hot working conditions – which can lead to heat exhaustion.... more

Amanda Moss

When someone collapsed on her bus journey home, Amanda Moss remembered what she'd learned on her first aid course and overcame her nerves to step in and help a stranger.... more

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