Author Archives: Nuco Training



Nuco Training

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
in Health and Safety, News

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...

Read More

0
12 Aug 2015
Instructor Annual Monitoring in First Aid
in News, Nuco Training courses

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...

Read More

0
09 Jul 2015
Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare
in Health and Safety, News

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...

Read More

0
18 May 2015
UK Government Announce Compulsory First Aid for Nursery Recruits
in News, Schools and Education

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...

Read More

0
19 Mar 2015
Safe Working in Confined Spaces
in Health and Safety, News

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...

Read More

0
23 Dec 2014
New Allergen Rules for the Food Industry
in Food labelling, News

New Allergen Rules for the Food Industry

New Allergen rules have come out this month regarding Food Allergen Labelling for the Food Industry which may be of interest to trainers delivering Food Safety and/or Good Nutrition. Detailed information about the rules can be found at: http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/campaigns/allergen-rules In brief: If you are a consumer The new allergen information rules will mean that: • You can now ask for information about 14 allergens, if...

Read More

0
17 Dec 2014
October 2015 Ofqual and SQA regulations
in News, Qualification regulations

October 2015 Ofqual and SQA regulations

You may be aware, there are changes in regulations coming into force on 1st October 2015. To clarify the situation, in order to continue teaching ofqual and SQA regulated First Aid qualifications, an Instructor must have: A teaching qualification at Level 3 or above and An Assessing qualification or have attended First Aid Assessor/IQA CPD Training with an Awarding Organisation Please note that some teaching...

Read More

0
04 Dec 2014
CPR and AED training is fast becoming a necessity
in News, Nuco Training courses

CPR and AED training is fast becoming a necessity

Nuco Training not only offer dedicated CPR and AED training courses but also the new 4 hour Basic Life Support and Safe use of an AED course. A recent UK Government report states … It is estimated that around 60,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year in the UK. Overall survival rates vary across England, but range between 2% and 12%. However, survival rates as...

Read More

0
11 Nov 2014
Nuco Training in Saudi Arabia
in News, Nuco around the globe

Nuco Training in Saudi Arabia

When Nuco Training was offered the chance to travel to Saudi Arabia to train 12 new Nuco First Aid Instructors for BAE Systems we jumped at the chance. Our Training Manager, Darren Coombs, packed his suitcase and set off on a 19 hour journey. During his time training out there he documented his experiences… Arrived safely at Manchester Airport, all checked in and patiently waiting for my...

Read More

0
23 Sep 2014
Schools Able to Hold a Stock of Emergency Inhalers
in News, Schools and Education

Schools Able to Hold a Stock of Emergency Inhalers

From the 1st October 2014 schools are now able to hold Salbutamol Inhalers for emergencies. Approximately 20 children of school age in England and Wales die every year from asthma and most deaths occur before the child reaches hospital. A survey from Asthma UK found that 64% of children with asthma have at some point been unable to access a working reliever inhaler in school,...

Read More

0
16 Sep 2014
Page 3 of 41234