November is the time of fireworks and bonfires. While they look spectacular, mismanaged fires or fireworks can lead to serious injuries for adults and children. When the unthinkable happens, it is important to act quickly and remove all the heat from a burn to minimise the damage. Consider a lovely cooked runny egg which is left, the heat will continue to cook and harden the yoke. We do not want our skin to continue cooking, so this month we take a look at the treatment of burns.
In our bulletins, we will provide you with regular news from Dewi Development and the broader market, updates on current training guidance and tips on a range of topics.
What is the difference between an accredited and unaccredited course/qualification? Which should I choose and what is right for my business?
We have launched a new feature as part of our on-line system that issues certificates from Dewi Development for all courses we teach, including accredited courses. This allows managers to access their staffs' certificates and to verify certificates presented to them by a potential staff member or contractor are genuinely issued from Dewi Development.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced a three-month extension to the validity of First Aid qualifications, where the individual cannot attend re-qualification training due to the COVID-19 virus or due to complying with government advice regarding the virus.....
UPDATED 25/03/2020 Latest Guidance As the COVID-19 virus develops, we take a look at the guidance on providing first aid and carrying out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to keep the first aider safe and to save the life of the casualty.
In our third in our series of articles looking at first aid for children, we take a look at seizures. There are different types of seizures with most recognised as tonic-clonic, where child uncontrollably twitches. This can be quite scary to watch when not seen before, but there are simple things that you can do.
In our second in our series of articles looking at first aid for children, we take a look at asthma. Asthma affects the air passages carrying air to the lungs, making it difficult for the child to breath. Asthma can be life-threatening when not treated properly and in this article we look at what you can do.
Monday 18 November to Friday 22 November is National Safeguarding Week. During the week events take place to raise awareness of what safeguarding is, the signs to look out for and what can be done. Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and in this bulletin, we answer your questions to help raise awareness.