Health & Safety

The Retailers Guide to Enhancing Customer Safety

The Retailers Guide to Enhancing Customer Safety

Date: Tuesday, 03 May 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Health & Safety

There are many hazards that can be identified in the retail sector that put both staff and members of the public at risk of injury; for instance produce can fall off shelving creating spillages, weather conditions can cause slippery surfaces at main entrances and trailing cables from cleaning equipment can create trip hazards.

How to treat burns: A workplace guide

How to treat burns: A workplace guide

Date: Friday, 22 January 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training, Health & Safety

Every employer has a duty to assess the potential risks and hazards in their business in order to ensure the welfare of their staff.

These will naturally differ depending on what the business does and the environment employees are expected to work in. In this post, we will focus on how to prevent and treat burns.

The Importance of Accident Reports

The Importance of Accident Reports

Date: Monday, 16 November 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Health & Safety

In this day and age with all of the health and safety regulations in place, your staff’s safety is definitely up there on your list of priorities- but accidents happen. All it takes is for that wet floor sign to topple over causing the domino effect and you're left with very unhappy employees clutching their sore backs.

Filing out an accident report is the standard procedure after an incident, but why do we need them?

First Aid and the Manufacturing Industry

First Aid and the Manufacturing Industry

Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Health & Safety, Manual Handling

Within the manufacturing industry, many workplaces are considered high-risk environments due to the operation of machinery. Having an abundance of first aiders on site will ensure that swift action can be taken to assess the severity of an injury and carry out the appropriate measures so that the casualty has the best chance of recovery possible. 

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