A number of employment bodies have come out supporting an amendment to the First-Aid (Mental Health) Bill and its proposal to make mental health first aid (MHFA) training a legal requirement as part of first aid training.
One of the most important long-term goals of Diphex is to improve the knowledge and attitudes towards chemical hazards amongst both chemical manufacturers and chemical users throughout Great Britain. Our objective is to minimise both the risks and the number of accidents while providing effective first aid management in order to avoid serious injuries.
Safety & Health Expo 2019, the UK’s biggest event for health and safety professionals, opens its doors next week at ExCeL London, from 18-20 June for three days of product launches, business, learning and networking.
Community first responders are volunteers who work for the ambulance service and attend the highest-priority emergency calls, such as cardiac arrests, heart attacks, strokes, choking incidents and diabetic emergencies. If you phone 999 because someone is not conscious or breathing, the call handler might inform a nearby community first responder that a job has come in. The responder then calls to find out the details. It might be: "There's a patient in cardiac arrest three miles from you - can you attend?" Then you jump in your car and go.
Both men, known only as 1A and 1B as their identities are protected by an anonymity order, deny failing to take reasonable care for the safety and health of those who took part in the march. On 13 July 2013 Corporal James Dunsby and Lance Corporals Edward Maher and Craig Roberts were on a training march trying out for places in the SAS reserve. The part-time reservists had few opportunities to refill their water bottles and, as the temperature rose to 27°C, they fell ill and collapsed.