TITLE

First aid at work 'not up to scratch.'

AUTHOR(S)
Stevens, Michelle
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
People Management;2/25/2010, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of a survey conducted by the British first-aid society St. John Ambulance, which highlights that many employers in the country are breaking the health and safety laws by not conducting first-aid training for their staff.
ACCESSION #
48610315

 

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