Category: Personal Protection

There are instances where none of the control measures can be used and there are times when some of them can, but residual risk still remains. If this is the case, then it may be necessary to use personnel protective equipment (PPE) for personal protection.

Examples of a confined space

What is confined space? It can be any space of an enclosed nature where there is a risk of death or serious injury from hazardous substances or dangerous conditions (e.g. lack of oxygen). A ‘confined space’ must have both of the following defining features: it must be a space which is substantially (though not always…

Things to Keep in Mind While Choosing a First Aid Training Course Provider

Employees can be some of the most vulnerable citizens if their respective employers are lukewarm to the idea of security. And, the way the workforce often finds it difficult to speak about their need of security is something that only aggravates the situation. So, in turn, employers, as moral agents, should themselves prove up to…

A Guide on How to Choose a First Aid Training Organization for a First Aid Certificate

Early in the day, a number of first aid training organizations were required to seek approval from the Health and Safety Executive – a regulatory agency with a responsibility to ensure and advice on maintaining healthy working conditions for employees across UK. However, things took a turn in October ’13 when HSE stopped giving such…