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First Aid and Resuscitation Guidelines

As an employer, you must provide adequate and appropriate first-aid equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure your employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. Whilst you may already have an appointed first aider, are you aware of the latest changes governing the administration of first aid?

For example, in October 2015, the Resuscitation Council UK released its review of resuscitation guidelines. As training providers, we are obligated to ensure that, by the end of 2016, our training is in accordance with these new standards. Of course, we’re not going to wait until the end of the year to get ourselves up to speed, and we are pleased to confirm that Park City is compliant with these, and all other legal requirements.

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has now also agreed that specific elements of first aid training can now be delivered by online training, which we are pleased to be able to offer. There are still certain elements of the training that require “administering of first aid” and therefore must be classroom based, but by taking the online option, your employees, or responsible first aider, can quickly and conveniently refresh their first aid knowledge.

Whilst this doesn’t mean that you need to immediately retrain your existing first aiders, you should consider refreshing the skills of your first aiders anyway, so why not take advantage of the comprehensive, fully compliant first aid training we offer. Our courses and training materials contain the most up-to-date information for all aspects of first aid, including the latest changes to the resuscitation guidelines. Contact us for more details of our “Emergency First Aid” and “First Aid at Work” training courses, or for any other Health & Safety training and guidance.

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Saul HunnaballSaul Hunnaball
15:44 12 Aug 22
We have worked with Park City for our HR and Health and Safety support for many years now and have always received an excellent service.Carley is our Consultant and she is always so helpful, as are... her colleagues when she is unavailable.I would highly recommend Park City.read more
Lea CuttingLea Cutting
08:31 27 Jul 22
Park City have worked with us for many years, advising and guiding us regarding HR and Health & Safety, along with supplying valuable training.We work with many people in several areas of expertise,... Sara Godfrey, Jennie Galione, Ashley Williams, Sam Parcell, Stephanie Devans, Poppy Hayhoe.They build confidence within our company and are always available with support and advice.They provide a consistent, professional, hands-on service, second to none!Thank you from DH Industries Limited.read more
Vikki PringleVikki Pringle
11:12 20 Jul 22
The team at Park City offer us the right level of service needed to confidently run a small business. They keep us up to date with UK policy HR requirements, help us manage any staff changes or... issues and policy documents. The team are informed, friendly and remain professional in my experience.read more
Tracy MeadTracy Mead
07:12 20 Jul 22
The DS Group have been working with Park City now for a number of years and we have found their HR services to be invaluable. The service received is always to the highest professional standards and... they have assisted our business in becoming more efficient and effective in all HR matters.My consultant Sam Parcell is always on hand to help answering any questions quickly and professionally and she offers vital guidance, advice and support to us.We as a company will continue to use Park City’s services for many years to come and we cannot recommend them enough!Tracy Norton-Mead, Operations Director at the DS Group.read more
Katie HerbertKatie Herbert
13:35 07 Jul 22
We have worked with Park City for almost 10 years and have built up a great professional relationship over the years. The team are so friendly and helpful, and nothing is ever too much of an ask for... any of them. Our main HR contact is Carley, who is lovely, and she is very prompt in dealing with any queries we have regarding our 100+ staff. We would highly recommend their services for any local business.read more
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