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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

Two men in a warehouse, one of whom has had an accident

According to the annual Health and Safety Executive (HSE) workplace fatality statistics report, fatality rates are slightly increasing. fatality rates are slightly increasingThe report found that there were 144 workplace fatalitie... more

People on a paediatric first aid course

It's Child Safety Week from 6 – 12 June 2016, raising awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented.Child Safety WeekTo mark the occasion, we're discussing proposed new legislation which would ... more

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