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Health and safety statistics 2020

5th November 2020

Published on 4 November 2020, the latest HSE statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain include the following key annual figures (2019/20): 1.6 million working people suffering from work-related ill health 2,446 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2018) 111 workers killed at work 0.7 million injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey 65,427 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR 38.8 million working days lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injury £16.2 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2018/19) The statistics show that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. However, more than half of Britain’s [More…]

RIDDOR & COVID-19

8th April 2020

RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19 to HSE Below are the guidelines provided by the Health & Safety Executive. You must only make a report under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) when:  an unintended incident at work has led to someone’s possible or actual exposure to coronavirus. This must be reported as a dangerous occurrence. a worker has been diagnosed as having COVID 19 and there is reasonable evidence that it was caused by exposure at work. This must be reported as a case of disease. a worker dies as a result of occupational exposure to coronavirus. What to report   Dangerous occurrences  Read about RIDDOR regulation 7, Schedule 2 – Section 10 on legislation.gov.uk  If something happens at work which results [More…]

Coronavirus COVID-19 and First Aid Training

16th March 2020

At LifeSaver Training we are always hyper-vigilant with regards to the cleanliness & hygiene of our training materials and premises, and in light of the coronavirus we have increased our cleaning regime, using anti-bacterial and anti-viral products. For those attending one of our various first aid courses we provide individual disposable face-shields for personal protection when performing mouth to mouth rescusitation on the CPR manikins. The manikins are cleaned with anti-bacterial wipes between individual student use. At the end of each course the CPR manikins are dismantalled and subjected to a stringent cleaning process, the used lungs are disposed of and news lungs fitted ready for the next course. We would ask attendees to follow current public health advice regarding coronavirus and should they show [More…]

First Aid Blended Learning

5th February 2020

Now available at LifeSaver Training; Level 3 First Aid at Work bended learning course, comprising of 6hrs e-learning and 2 days classroom based face to face training. Level 3 Paediatric First Aid blended learning course, comprising of 6hrs e-learning and 1 day face to face classroo based training.

Health and safety statistics 2019

1st November 2019

Published online (30 October) the latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain, including the following key annual figures (2018/19): 1.4 million working people suffering from work-related ill health 2,526 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2017) 147 workers killed at work 581,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey 69,208 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR 28.2 million working days lost due to work-related ill health and workplace injury £15 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2017/18)

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