HSE Legislation

HSE Legislation In the event of injury or sudden illness, failure to provide first aid could result in a casualtys death. The employer should ensure that an employee who is injured or taken ill at work receives immediate attention. HSE will prosecute in cases where there is a significant risk, a disregard for established standards …

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What Does a Defibrillator Do?

The community response to cardiac arrest is critical to saving lives. Each year, UK ambulance services respond to approximately 60,000 cases of suspected cardiac arrest. Resuscitation is attempted by ambulance services in less than half of these cases (approximately 28,000).3 The main reasons are that either the victim has been dead for several hours or …

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