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Administration of Medication

In recent years’ the number of children attending education settings with a variety of medication needs has increased.  Acorn understands that medication training needs to take into consideration not only the needs of the child but also those of the staff team and...

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“What should I have in my first aid kit?”

  “What should I have in my first aid kit?”; not a week goes by when we do not get asked this question. To start off with, there isn’t a mandatory list of items that need to be included in a first-aid kit, the decision on what to provide will be influenced by the...

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The History of Health and Safety

  The Evolution of Health and Safety Modern-day Health and Safety legislation is broad and all-encompassing, but it wasn’t always the case. In this month’s blog post we take a look back to how it all started and then evolved until the current day.    ...

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Training Focus: First Aid

  First aid training is one of those skills that is genuinely transferable and if the need arises can be put to use anywhere. We frequently have people attending first aid renewal courses saying they have used the skills learnt more outside of work than they have...

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Winter Safety Tips

Under health and safety legislation, you as an employer have a legal duty to ensure the safety of all the people in your workplace. This can be particularly challenging during the winter months due to extreme weather conditions, including snow, ice and freezing...

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Tip of the Month: Risk Assessments

Risk assessment involves a careful examination of anything in the workplace that could cause injury, harm or ill health to employees or others, as a result of the work tasks being undertaken. Failing to conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments is not only...

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Health and Safety New Year’s Resolutions

  “Happy New Year to all of our customers, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and your heads aren’t too sore from all of your New Year celebrations. I want to personally thank you for your continued support throughout 2019, our nineteenth year in business has...

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First Aid Training Bristol

First Aid Training in Bristol - Arranging For First Aid Training With the variety of first aid training courses that are available - it can sometimes be difficult for businesses and organisations to understand their requirements for first aid and the relevant courses...

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First Aid Course Bristol

Arranging for a First Aid Course With Acorn Health & Safety in Bristol     Offering over 60 different courses, Acorn Health & Safety offers a range of accredited programmes, bespoke courses and e-learning ensuring that we have the right course for...

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IOSH Working Safely

IOSH Working Safely   This one day course is aimed at workers from every type of workplace and covers health and safety basics in an easy to understand, interactive style. Interestingly we have had people from very different industries; construction, healthcare...

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