It doesn’t matter what you’re manufacturing. If you want to keep your staff safe, your production line in full flow, and your workplace free from hazards, the same principles will apply. At LWS Training Services, we have seen it all first-hand, so we understand exactly what can happen in a variety of different manufacturing settings. With experience in departments such as dispatch, as well as heavy manufacturing units, we are only surprised that we have not seen more injuries. This
Last month, we looked at the risks of slips, trips and falls within hotel settings. In the second part of our blog, we discuss your obligations as a hotel manager or owner when it comes to First Aid and Fire Safety. How many First Aiders do you have on-site? Do your staff and guests have easy access to fire exits? We explore these important points further below: First Aid for hotel staff The First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 state
Run a hotel? How safe are your guests? When you’re managing a hotel, the most important thing to consider is safety, not only for your guests, but for your staff too. Do they know what to do in an emergency? Do you have any First Aiders on-site? Do you know your legal obligations when it comes to Health & Safety? In this two-part blog looking at hotel safety, this month we’re discussing Slips, Trips and Falls – here are five
Hotels, spa’s and venues in the countryside surrounded by rolling hills with lakes, rivers or streams are great places to relax and enjoy yourself. What happens if an injury or accident occurs, can your First Aiders deal with it be it minor or major. Has your employer completed a Risk Assessment of First Aid Needs (RAOFAN) and if yes well done. So you have considered all the factors or have you? Your location being where it is or being spread
What is an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)? An Automated External Defibrillator or AED is a box of electronics that analyses and re-organises the rhythms of the heart should an individual have a cardiac arrest. Do you know the answer to the following few simple questions?
In this warm and sunny weather, it’s very common for people to decide to cool off by having a swim in inland lakes and rivers. However, this can be fatal, even if they are really good swimmers. So, why this does happen? Yes, the water looks cool and inviting, perhaps even an ideal opportunity to show off to your friends just how good a swimmer you really are. Yet, as you plunge into the water, you will find it is
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