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First aid resources hub
Our first aid resources hub is a collection of information and guidance to help you understand and comply with the first aid regulations - whether you’re an employer, in charge of first aid, or a qualified first aider. We’ve provided everything you need to know right here.
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Interactive training courses brochure 2021
Read our interactive brochure to find out about the various courses we offer, from first aid to mental health and wellbeing.
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Our free guide details everything you need to know about choosing the best training for your business.
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What are the 5 different workplace first aid training options available?
In this blog, we outline the five workplace first aid training provider options available for you and your workplace.
5 different first aid at work requirements for every business
In this blog, we outline five key considerations employers should factor in when making first aid arrangements for the workplace.
First aid training requirements for door supervisors and security guards
Understand the updated requirements around first aid training for security guards and door supervisors to hold a first aid qualification.
What are HSE's first aid regulations and criteria for choosing a training provider?
We drill down into the HSE first aid regulations and help you choose a reputable training provider to ensure you receive quality first aid training.
Returning to work after Covid-19: Does your first aid risk assessment need updating?
As more people are returning to work after Covid-19, regularly revisit your first aid needs assessment as hazards and risks continue to change.
How to complete a first aid needs assessment
Find out how to conduct a first aid needs assessment and identify what first aid provisions you require in this blog.
Changes to our first aid training and guidance
Find out more about the latest updates to first aid guidance and how that has changed the first aid training we deliver.
What it’s really like to attend a first aid course during the Covid-19 pandemic
To ensure the safety of learners and staff, several measures and changes to learning have been put in place across the country. Find out what it’s like to attend a first aid course during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
How have first aid needs assessments changed after COVID-19?
COVID-19 doesn’t mean that you can forego first aid needs assessments but the issues and outcomes have likely changed. Here’s what to be aware of.
What is the legal requirement for first aid at work in 2020?
In this blog, we simplify a confusing question for many during COVID-19 - “What is the legal requirement for first aid at work?”
Do employers need to review first aid in light of Covid-19?
Read our blog to learn why it’s essential to review your needs and the pertinent issues you should consider.
First aid during Covid-19 - 6 ways to protect yourself
Follow our 6 steps to ensure you keep as safe as possible performing first aid and people can still get the urgent care they need in a real-life emergency.
What training is required to get a First Aid at Work certificate?
This blog provides answers to the most common questions we receive regarding what’s involved in getting a First Aid at Work certificate.
Do workplace first aiders need to wear gloves?
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we discuss whether disposable gloves help prevent the transmission of infection and if workplace first aiders need to wear them.
How much does first aid at work training cost?
The cost of first aid at work training can vary depending on the outcome of your first aid needs assessment. Find out the price of first aid at work training in our blog.
Employers - What are your first aid responsibilities?
Find out what your responsibilities are as an employer in accordance with first-aid at work regulations in our blog.
Why is first aid at work important? Key benefits
In this blog we look at the benefits for employees and employers of keeping up-to-speed with first aid at work.
What to expect on your first aid training course after lockdown
In this blog we outline what you can expect on your first aid training course after lockdown.
5 main changes to first aid training courses due to Covid-19
Our First Aid Training Product Manager outlines the top five changes that his organisation is putting in place to re-assure learners and employees.
How can you help ensure first aid cover when your employees return to work?
If first aid cover for your business has been affected by coronavirus, there are some things you can do so that you still comply with the law.
Can I give first aid training in-house or do I need an external provider?
You can give first aid training in house, but should you? We compare whether it is better to outsource to a first aid training provider in this helpful blog.
What is the difference between level 2 and level 3 first aid at work training?
Find out the difference between level 2 and level 3 first aid at work training courses in our easy to read blog.
Do businesses need a first-aider on site?
First-aid at work regulations require employers to have first-aiders in their workplace. Find out how to ensure you are compliant in our blog.
Advice - First aid for falls
We know that slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of injury at work. Find out how you can help with our tips on first aid for falls.
How long does a first aid at work certificate last?
Find out about how long a first aid at work certificate lasts for and also whether it’s still suitable for your organisational requirements.
What can a first aider do to help during the coronavirus pandemic?
Find out how you can put your first aid skills to use to support people in the community and whilst at work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Employer Quiz - Do you know your regulatory requirements?
Test your knowledge of first aid at work compliance and regulations with our interactive quiz.