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Mini Medics – First Aid and Defibrillation for Children

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Jun 2016

Mini Medics – First Aid and Defibrillation for Children

Nuco Training is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new initiative: First Aid and Defibrillation for Children This is a very basic introduction to First Aid and Defibrillation for all children and aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 11, but it can suit children of any age. The course is kept at a basic level with no use of confusing...

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2015 Resuscitation guidelines

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Oct 2015

2015 Resuscitation guidelines

The 15th October 2015 was a date of great significance for our industry, as it saw the latest protocol changes from The Resuscitation Council (UK). Nuco Training are working on updating all of the resources to meet these protocol changes. As soon as they are available, we will be notifying instructors with a link to download the latest updates to your teaching resources. Download the...

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Automated External Defibrillators on Aircraft

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Aug 2015

Automated External Defibrillators on Aircraft

Resuscitation Council statement … Airlines are required to train cabin crew in first aid and to carry first-aid kits. Since 2004, the Federal Aviation Authority has required all US commercial airlines to carry AEDs on passenger flights that are large enough to have at least one flight attendant and to train cabin crew in their use. The first airline to carry defibrillators was British Caledonian...

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Oxygen Therapy Training book in production

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Aug 2015

Oxygen Therapy Training book in production

This new 32 page publication is the ideal resource for employers who have access to oxygen therapy equipment and who require their staff to be trained in administering oxygen safely and effectively. Oxygen is used as a medical treatment in both chronic and acute cases, and can be used in hospital, pre-hospital or entirely out of hospital, dependent on the needs of the casualty and...

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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

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Aug 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Health & Safety news from the HSE … The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force in Great Britain on 6 April 2015. They set out what people involved in construction work need to do to protect themselves from harm and anyone the work affects. Whatever your role in construction, CDM aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you...

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Instructor Annual Monitoring in First Aid

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Jul 2015

Instructor Annual Monitoring in First Aid

You should be aware that the Regulatory Bodies require that every First Aid Instructor is monitored annually to comply with their regulations. Monitoring should be done on an annual basis so it is important to ensure that, by the end of the year, all your Instructors will have been monitored during 2015. If an Instructor has attended an Instructor Update which included being monitored on their...

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Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare

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May 2015

Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare

Lifesavers – Andy Wall and Russell Rowley receive awards from Andy Jeynes A trio of workers from a train maintenance firm have been praised for saving the life of a colleague. Andy Wall, Barry Parkes and Russell Rowley, who all work at Alston, off Jones Road in Wolverhampton, came to to the rescue of an unnamed contractor who suffered a cardiac arrest. Mr Wall, a...

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UK Government Announce Compulsory First Aid for Nursery Recruits

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Mar 2015

UK Government Announce Compulsory First Aid for Nursery Recruits

New nursery and pre-school staff will be required to undertake paediatric first aid for the first time, thanks to new government proposals. The plans have received the support of parents Joanne and Dan Thompson, who have been campaigning for the change following the tragic death of their daughter, Millie, at nursery in October 2012. Their important campaign culminated in an e-petition signed by over 103,000...

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Safe Working in Confined Spaces

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Dec 2014

Safe Working in Confined Spaces

Confined Spaces Regulations 1997. Approved Code of Practice, Regulations and guidance. This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidance is for those involved in work within confined spaces, those who employ or train such people and those that represent them. It explains the definition of a confined space in the Regulations and gives examples. It will help you assess the risk of working within a...

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