The HSE is a governing organisation whose ethos and mission are to prevent work-related death, injury and ill health in the workplace. In first aid terms, the HSE stipulate what is required for first aiders in the workplace. They also provide requirements for managing the provision of first aid (first-aid kit, equipment, rooms etc); requirements […]
Dealing with a bleed can vary from a small graze to a catastrophic life-threatening bleed. The general advice is to apply direct pressure and place a pressure dressing over the wound. You can find more information on our first aid wiki site. For more information on bleeding why not take one of our first aid training courses.
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 have been updated and they cover the first aid provision of first aid training and equipment that employers need to follow. There is no one solution to all businesses as each business needs to look at the guidelines and carry out risk assessments to ensure they meet or exceed […]