HSE Prosecutions from OJAST Ltd – Firm fined after worker suffered cement burns on first day of work

Date: – 14 January 2016 A building products manufacturer was fined after a worker suffered serious cement burns on his first day of work. Leicester Magistrates’ Court heard how a 21-year-old inexperienced agency worker – on his first day of full time employment – was exposed to alkaline cement slurry by standing in a drainage pit… read more

HSE Prosecutions -Firm fined after worker’s hand was caught in machinery

Date: 12 January 2016 A Northampton luxury kitchen manufacturer, Bespoke in Oak Limited, was sentenced on 12 January 2016 after a worker had two fingers amputated following an industrial accident.  The incident occurred on 31st October 2014 when the worker caught his dominant right hand on a revolving cutting block. Northampton Magistrates’ Court heard that the… read more

Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015 – Courts to recognise goo intentions of volunteers and small businesses

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government Volunteers, community groups and ‘good deed doers’, which could include (First Aiders, Security Staff, Positive Handling Teachers), have been given legal reassurance that courts will take account of the fact they have been acting to help society if something goes wrong and… read more

OJAST Ltd New First Aid Training Courses for 2016 – Including Free Defibrillator Training

First Aid Courses – OJAST Ltd For Your Diary Level 2 Emergency First Aid – (1 Day) £ 85.00* Level 3 First Aid at Work – (3 Day) £ 190.00* Level 3 Paediatric First Aid – (2 Day) £ 110.00* Level 3 First Aid Response – (4 Day) £ 210.00* First Aid for Parents and… read more

FREE Defibrillator (AED) Training – OJAST Ltd

FREE  Level 2 Defibrillator (training will be provided when you book on any one of the following First Aid Courses with OJAST Ltd, for the first three month of 2016 (January, February and March). HSE Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) (HABC – Level 2) HSE Level 3 Award in First Aid… read more

Defibrillator Training for First Aiders and Employees

AN energy drink addict suffered a huge heart attack in a pub after drinking two litres of the high caffeine-laced beverages. UK man Martin Bowling, 28, became so hooked on the drinks he was spending £75 a week to fuel his habit over seven years. But the insurance worker, from Essex, collapsed at a pub after… read more

Level 3 Award in First Aid Response – Specifically for SIA Close Protection Officers

HABC – Level 3 Award in First Aid Response – Specifically for SIA Close Protection Officers Qualification Overview This qualification is designed for those learners in gaining a more comprehensive understanding of first aid along with understanding how important medical and environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties. This qualification is the… read more

Stats and Facts About Paediatric First Aid – Or the lack of it for Parents

Surveys carried out by St John Ambulance, Findababysitter.com, The national “Save a Life Survey” and  Mother & Baby Magazine, have  revealed shocking results 21% of parents don’t view knowing first aid as being important 62% of parents say knowing first aid skills would make them feel more prepared for parenthood 59% wouldn’t feel confident enough… read more