Why Knowing How to Perform CPR is so Important

Resuscitation chart

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So, you’ve gotten the most suitable Alsco First Aid Kit for your place of work, have it fully stocked, and agreed on a managed first aid kit schedule to keep it that way. You’ve even ensured that an automated external defibrillator is part of the deal. That’s it, right?

Well, not exactly. While having a first aid kit and an AED on hand are important, both to meet health and safety regulations and increase the life-saving potential at your office, garage or retail outlet, they only go so far. Your staff also need to know how to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). Continue reading

Energy saving reminders – Turn off office heaters

Turn off office heatersWe’ve all heard the expression ‘think global, act local’ right? Well it’s time to do just that! Download, print and hang one of our energy saving reminder posters and never again forget the little things we can all do to help the environment.

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Fresh & Clean WhiffAway: A Fresh Approach to Eco-Friendly Washroom Management

Picture of WhiffAway Waterless Urinal

The WhiffAway Waterless Urinal

Having a workplace washroom that is fresh, clean and very much Green, is the ideal for modern businesses. Meeting the required OH&S standards has always been a must and there is no denying the value of eco-awareness to commercial image.

The problem is ensuring that the dual expectations can be achieved in a cost-effective way. The WhiffAway waterless urinal system has managed to successfully address that issue.

Available as a dedicated managed washroom service from Fresh & Clean, the WhiffAway system has already proved itself worldwide as more than just a highly effective hygienic option for cleaning urinals, offering a fresher washroom experience and more positive environmental impact. Continue reading

Workplace Emergency Plans Part 4: Emergency Plans for Handling External Influences

Photo of a workplace fireIt has been said that no business can operate in isolation, and this is equally true when it comes to preparing for all possible emergency scenarios. At first glance, it might seem that external influences can only be minor, but in fact the impact can be quite serious. Developing an emergency plan to deal with the impact from external influences is therefore vital.

Between the possibility of a fire breaking out in a neighbouring building to the effect that extreme weather conditions can have on a building and its occupants, there is no escaping the fact that the safety of your own workers may be compromised.

There are two principal external influences on emergency plans for any business: firstly, events on a neighbouring premises; and secondly, extreme weather conditions. Continue reading