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Do You Legally Have to Have a First Aider at Work?

Ensuring you keep your staff safe within the workplace is a legal requirement, but do you need a qualified first aider? In this article, we will explore the recommendations for the number of first aiders you should have in the workplace, and where you could get first aid training for your employees.

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What Does Asbestos Awareness Training Teach You?

Asbestos still kills around 5,000 workers each year, which is more than the number of people killed on the road. This article highlights the importance of asbestos awareness training, why asbestos is so dangerous, and how you can ensure your workers remain as safe as possible.

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What is Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Training?

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (DEI) training is becoming a permanent fixture in the modern workplace and it is a proactive means to educate employers and employees on the best practices to achieve a fair and just working environment.

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What are the Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992?

If you have employees who use computers as part of their job, did you know that you have an obligation to protect them from the risks associated with too much screen time?

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What Are The Three Ps In First Aid?

The three Ps in first aid are an easy framework for responding to a medical emergency. Find out what the three Ps stand for and how they can help you.

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What Is An Electrical Risk Assessment?

An electrical risk assessment is a comprehensive assessment that identifies potential hazards and management measures to keep your employees who work with electrical equipment safe.

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How Long Does A First Aid Certificate Last?

First aid planning at work is a legal requirement for every employer in the UK. The employer is responsible for ensuring the availability of first aid and that first aid providers have the appropriate certification.

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What is Manual Handling?

Manual handling accounts for over a third of workplace injuries, including work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) causing pain and injuries to arms, legs, and joints, and repetitive strain injuries.

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What are the Benefits of Completing a First Aid at Work Course?

By completing a first aid at work course, an individual at work can accept responsibility, take control, and manage the incident before emergency services arrive. Which could both save a life and aid recovery. 

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Is a COSHH Assessment the same as a Risk Assessment?

Simply said COSHH assessments are not the same as risk assessments. They each demand a separate approach, that said they both aim to lower the risk of workplace injury. In this article, we are going to explain and contrast the two so it is easier to identify which will be more beneficial to your company.

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