Dec 01 2006

Forthcoming FREE 'Get Focused' Guides

We have had an overwhelming response to our FREE guide ‘Get Focused: A Guide to Manual Handling’ publication so we are delighted to announce that this instalment will be joined in the new year with a ‘Guide to Managing Violence and Aggression’ and, later, with a ‘Guide to Health and Safety’ counterpart. Read Full story

Oct 05 2006

Independent Homecare Provider Fined £90,00 after Moving & Handling Fatality

An Independent Homecare Provider has been fined £90,000 and ordered to pay £19,247 costs to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in a prosecution by the HSE, after being found guilty at a hearing at Southwark Crown Court of an offence as provided by Section 33(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, following the death of 95-year-old woman in their care. Read Full story

Sep 18 2006

EDGE Achieves Endorsement

We are proud to announce that EDGE Services has been successful in achieving endorsement from the College of Occupational Therapists for all of our people and children handling training courses. Read Full story

May 23 2006

Study: Training Helps Healthcare Staff with Increasing Workplace Violence

An NHS staff survey undertaken during 2005 highlighted the fact that work-related violence is one of the most serious occupational hazards facing staff working in the healthcare sector with 12% of staff experiencing some level of physical violence from patients or relatives and almost 26% having to deal with bullying, harrassment or abuse. Read Full story

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