Striving to promote excellence of safety and health in care services.
Our website is here to help you with health & safety matters in the care sector.
If you have a question or need advice, start by taking a look at our documents or if a member, use our discussion forum.
Find guidance and information on topics such as Fire Safety, Restraint, Manual Handling, Scalding, First-Aid, Risk Assessment, Care Plans and much more.
Look at details of our dedicated events you can attend to network with colleagues in the care sector helping raise the profile of health and safety If not a member, join today, and be part of our growing UK membership.
Date: 15th April 2014.
Venue: The Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling.
Title: ‘Enable them – empower them – Its your call’.
Programme available later in the year.
Members benefit again for this seminar
Interactive CD – Management of legionella in Hot and Cold Water Systems – Care Homes.
If any Member or Non member would like a complimentary copy of this excellent interactive CD please order on-line only. A charge of £2.50 will be required to cover the postage and packing. Regret unable to provide invoices for this item.
Capital Event Belfast.
Full report, photos and the delegates evaluation of the event now available available- See tab on left.
Briefing Note Published for Members
The Briefing Note Winter Gritting ‘What do I need to do?‘ is now available under the Safety Information Portal.
Cold Weather Plan for England
With winter fast approaching, the plan has been published by Public Health England (PHE) in collaboration with the DoH, NHS England and the LGA.
There are on average 24,000 excess winter deaths per year in England, many of which are preventable.
The Cold Weather Plan aims to prevent avoidable harm to health, by alerting people to the negative health effects of cold weather, and enabling them to prepare and respond appropriately. Plan
Tips on clearing snow and ice from pavements or public spaces. Don’t be put off clearing paths because you’re afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves.
Out and about
There are certain winter preparations you can make to your vehicle as well as precautions you can take before travelling. Always check before you travel and drive to the conditions.Travel