Life-changing injuries for worker in scaffold fall

A scaffolding company and its director have been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered life-changing injuries in a 2.5 metre fall from a scaffold platform at a property in Kent. http://news.hse.gov.uk/

Update on HSE Approval of First aid Training

Employers need to be aware that from 1 January 2013 Awarding Organisations regulated by Ofqual, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and the Welsh Government Department for Education and Skills (DfES Wales) will be permitted to award a qualification in First Aid at Work (FAW) which will be accepted by HSE for the purposes of compliance […]