In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the HSE have released a statement regarding a further extension to First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work certificate validity: First Aid at Work (FAW) and Emergency First aid at Work (EFAW) certificates requalification First aid providers have resumed first aid training and assessment. In…Details
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires the Responsible Person (RP) of any non-domestic premises to carry out a fire risk assessment, including measures to reduce or eliminate the risk of fire, and identify persons at risk. Where there are 5 or more employees, a record must be kept of significant findings and a definition…Details
Returning to work safely I am pleased to announce that BLS has opened its doors for training now we are moving to more stable and safer times. At BLS we have adopted our own Coronavirus “Safety” Standard which will ultimately ensure we keep our learners and trainers safe during this pandemic. We are aiming to…Details
Are online First Aid courses legitimate? We hear the above questions all the time at BLS Safety and Training. If you need First Aid for work – no matter where you work – then the short answer is no – you can’t just complete an online course. Appropriate First Aid training must include face to…Details
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE We have been continually monitoring government advice along with our medical advisor and it is with great sadness we are now announcing our temporary closure. As the statistics continue to rise we now feel it is time to support the government in attempts to reduce public gatherings to combat this infectious virus.…Details
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE 18/03/2020 ITS BUSINESS AS USUAL! Until we are told otherwise, we will aim to keep the office running and courses being delivered. We have been monitoring the government advice daily and have engaged in talks regularly with our medical advisor. We feel that most of the courses delivered by BLS are for…Details
We are pleased to announce that following our commitment to provide a quality service we have been successful in a recent audit and been awarded ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard for Training and Consultancy Services. This is a huge achievement which we are all proud to have achieved.
Unfortunately we have been seeing a greater demand being placed on existing first aiders due to poor ambulance response times. The ambulance service has been under great amount of pressure and this demand will only raise with the up coming winter pressures. At BLS we pride ourselves in ensuring that candidates from our courses feel…Details