Friday 20th May 2022

Tag: Updates

Updates

Changes to Paediatric First Aid Qualifications

From April 2019 a number of changes are being introduced to our Paediatric First Aid Qualifications. These changes are being introduced by the Awarding Organisation following agreement at the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum. They will affect our Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid, Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid and Combined[..]

First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Changes For 2017

CPR With AED Optimised

A number of changes to both First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid have come into effect for January 2017. One of the main aims of these changes is to bring training even closer into line with the Resuscitation Council UK guidelines issued in October 2015 regarding the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).  Specific[..]

How Competent Are Your First Aiders? The HSE and Annual Refreshers

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As we’ve mentioned previously (see HSE Changes & First Aid Guidance Update), October ushered in a whole slew of changes from the HSE to the way first aid in the workplace is managed and implemented. The big change was the way first aid training is provided, but a few other, more subtle, changes to The Health[..]

HSE Changes & First Aid Guidance Update

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For those of you that might not know, today (1st October 2013) the HSE of introduced new guidance on First Aid Training in the Workplace.  The changes came about following recommendations from ‘Reclaiming Health and Safety for All: An independent review of health and safety legislation’, by Professor Ragnar E Lõfstedt, which was published in[..]