GN: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Background Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a type of a virus that is transferable by respiratory secretions from coughs and sneezes from an infected person. It can be spread in two ways: DIRECTLY – from close contact with an infected person (the longer contact, the higher risk of infection). INDIRECTLY – by touching a surface, object or […]Read More
Making our First Aid training courses safer.
During the current outbreak COVID-19, we want to reassure all of our clients that we are taking all possible precautions whilst still providing essential first aid training. We want to ensure that our clients have no doubts as to how we will be doing this and have put together a 10-step process that will be […]Read More
COVID-19: First Aid Training Update
As you will be aware, the UK Government have issued further advice for the public and workplaces in relation to COVID-19. The government has advised against ‘social gatherings’ and for people to work from home ‘where possible’. Also the advice for those who should self-isolate has been increased. Our current advice is that first aid training […]Read More
Grenfell Tower Update – Dame Judith Hackitt’s Report
It has been just over a year since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the worst residential fire in the UK since World War 2. It has also been just over a year since, in response, Dame Judith Hackitt – former chair of the HSE – was asked to undertake an independent review of the effectiveness of […]Read More
HSE Health and Safety Statistics for 2016
The Health and Safety Executive has recently released its annual report on health and safety statistics for 2015-16. While it’s good to see that some numbers are dropping, it is also sobering to see that a number of statistics around health and safety have plateaued. It seems that while positive changes are still being made in some areas, […]Read More
We’re in the driving seat for safety with West Coast Motors!
From directors to drivers, West Coast Motors take pride in their safety management. So we’re delighted to announce a new health and safety partnership with the privately owned transport group. Based in Campbeltown and established in 1923, the company employs approximately 415 staff, and has a fleet of 220 buses, coaches and boats. It owns and operates the following transport […]Read More
Team Amalgamate is growing!
We’re very pleased that Stuart Watt has recently joined Amalgamate as our Lead First Aid Trainer. Stuart is an experienced operational fire-fighter with 18 years service, and in addition to his numerous practical skills, has trained in First Aid provision and teaching to an advanced level. Stuart will be running First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid, and […]Read More