COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 (20 OCTOBER 2020)

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO A NATIONAL LOCKDOWN IN WALES FROM THE 23rd OCTOBER UNTIL 9th NOVEMBER 2020 ALL COURSES SCHEDULED TO BE DELIVERED DURING THIS TIME HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. WE WILL RESUME ALL TRAINING ON THE 9 NOVEMBER 2020. PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.

We are pleased to announce that our Face to Face First Aid courses has resumed adhering to social distancing guidelines where reasonably practicable. PPE is provided and mandatory in all activities that require less than 2 metre distance between individuals.

Our face to face occupational health services has resumed with some tests omitted as per Society of Occupational Medicine guidance

The HSE is continuously amending guidance on First Aid during this time. Please check the following link regularly for the most current advice (NEW GUIDANCE ISSUED 24.09.2020)

First Aid – Comply with the law & current advice from the HSE

Please note that the HSE has offered a further extension to the validity of First Aid certificates in Wales, England and Scotland to either the 1st October or 6 months after the expiry date, whichever is later, with all requalification to be completed by March 31 2020. This is for certificates expiring on or after the 16th March 2020.  Please see latest announcements on the HSE link above (this is for First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work only). Anyone taking advantage of this extension should be able to describe clearly their reasons for delaying re-qualification training, and demonstrate steps they have taken to undertake the training required. If you are inspected, it is expected that your first aid training has been booked.

During this outbreak, the UK Resuscitation Council has released the following guidelines when administrating CPR

UK RESUS COUNCIL CPR GUIDELINES

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