Tough penalties for health and safety breaches are having impact

1 February 2021

Five years on from the implementation of new court guidelines for sentencing those who put workers at risk of accidents, injuries and ill health, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has praised their positive impact.

Campaign highlights button battery safety

27 January 2021

Button batteries are becoming commonplace in many homes. Used to power everyday items such as car key fobs, remotes and children’s toys, they can badly injure or kill a child if swallowed.

Early years sector at risk of becoming unsustainable

22 January 2021

The Early Years Workforce Commission has published a new report on the crisis in the early years workforce, revealing that without immediate intervention and urgent action the sector is at risk of becoming unsustainable.

DfE updates guidance on Paediatric First Aid training

22 January 2021

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated the Early years foundation stage: coronavirus disapplications guidance in light of the latest national lockdown, including an updated policy on Paediatric First Aid (PFA) requalification training.