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Hello world!2019-06-27T09:32:19+01:00

High Court judgments delivered over the last two years which are relevant to manual handling

High Court judgments delivered over the last two years which are relevant to manual handling There has been two High Court judgments delivered over the last two years which are relevant to manual handling and  should be taken heed of .  All employers should note and implement in order to avoid liability in claims by employees. In the first judgement Ms Justice Mary Irvine in the Barry v Dunnes Stores case. The second case was by Mr Justice Anthony Barr in the Meus v Dunnes Stores case, which has just recently been referred to [...]

High Court judgments delivered over the last two years which are relevant to manual handling2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00

First Aider-My Dad, My Hero.

First Aider- My Dad, My Hero. kidsaid.ie Eddie got home from work just in time for Joan to leave for her work shift on Little Island. He was delayed all week because his foreman had nominated him to attend a first aid course. The course was very good but to be honest, if he could have found an excuse not to do it he’d have been happier. It was a strain to do his work and the first aid course and be home in time to mind Lilly. Lilly, his beautiful bubbly 3 [...]

First Aider-My Dad, My Hero.2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00

First Aid Fundamentals – child’s play

First Aid Fundamentals - child’s play Carol stood at the side of the pitch, watching as her 7 year old, Conor, joined the rest of his team mates for the usual Thursday evening training session. Conor’s little face looked very serious as he listened to the coach’s instructions before taking up his allocated position on the field. It seemed only yesterday that Carol was holding him in her arms, taking him to baby massage classes. The massage classes relaxed both mother and baby and watching the 15 or 16 determined little boys as the coaches [...]

First Aid Fundamentals – child’s play2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00

The Heel Prick test and would you like to collect yoru childs from the HSE

Did your child have a heel prick test done between 1984 and 2002? If your child was born between 1984 and 2002 then the heel prick test is about to be destroyed.Or would you like to collect it, then here is some essential information you should know about your child’s heel prick test. In order to comply with EU data protection laws, heel prick tests for newborn babies carried out between 1984 and 2002, are due to be destroyed following a complaint from 2009, that the retention of such cards is in breach of privacy [...]

The Heel Prick test and would you like to collect yoru childs from the HSE2013-03-26T18:08:49+01:00

First Aid Remedies For Toothache

First Aid Remedies For Toothache If you got a nasty toothache and cannot really wait for the dentist to intervene,then try this first aid remedy and rinsing your mouth with hot water can give you some relief from the throbbing pain. Toothache is often triggered by food particles lodged between your teeth. In that case, using dental floss will help dislodge the hidden food particles from the corners of your teeth and relieve aches and pains. If nothing else helps, you can opt for an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever to dull the pounding ache. Alternatively, you can [...]

First Aid Remedies For Toothache2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00

The importance of basic First Aid Skills:

The importance of basic First Aid Skills: our little ones are so imortant People only think about first aid and the importance of first aid skills and what they would/should do in an emergency situation when they are in the situation. Often it is very difficult to think straight when your Child/ Mother / Husband /Sisters life is threatened. It is human nature to panic when your child is sick or hurt.There are things that you can have in place to help in an emergency.When going on holidays we make great plans, we [...]

The importance of basic First Aid Skills:2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00

Baby Massage -Our First Language

Baby massage for the special little people in your lives Baby Massage -Our First Language In many ways, touch through Baby Massage is our first language – a language scientists are now beginning to understand. Being touched in a loving way can help small babies grow stronger and troubled children feel less anxious. In many hospitals and birth centres, newborns are placed on the mother's chest or abdomen to give them the most skin to-skin contact. The touch between the mother and her baby brings them emotionally close – a process known as [...]

Baby Massage -Our First Language2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00

First Aid Classes Available:

First Aid Classes Available: I just want to take this opportunity to tell you about the first aid classes available in your area, I don’t know about the rest of you but I am back after a not so hot summer, and back into the swing of homework , lunches and washing and ironing uniforms. I am back up and running classes in a number of places. I have some First aid fundamentals classes in Midleton, which are filling up really fast, I am also starting a class in The Rochestown Park Hotel, and these [...]

First Aid Classes Available:2019-06-27T09:59:15+01:00