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Striving to promote excellence of safety and health in care services.

Pepper at National Conference 2019

* Our website is here to help you with health & safety matters in the care sector.

If you have a question or need advice, start by taking a look at our documents or if  a member, use our discussion forum.

* Find guidance and information on topics such as Fire Safety, Restraint, Manual Handling, Scalding, First-Aid, Risk Assessment, Care Plans and much more.
* Look at details of our dedicated events you can attend to network with colleagues in the care sector helping raise the profile of health and safety If not a member, join today, and be part of our growing UK membership.

Chris Jackson, National Chair
See the NASHiCS   Video                2019 National Chair report

The National Officers and Members of the National Executive wish you a Healthy New Year for 2020.

Flu vaccinations for people with learning disabilities.

GP surgeries should give a clear message that people with learning disabilities, their family carers and paid supporters are  entitled to a free flu vaccination.
People on the learning disability register should have it recorded in their notes that they “need a flu immunisation” – there is a specific Read code for this.
Talk to people at their annual health check about why it is important that … Details

Events for 2020Forum Lancashire

                                              Living Well – Being Well
                 How does Person Centred Care fit with Health and Safety?

Date: Tuesday 28th April 2020
Venue: Waddow Hall, Waddington Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire. BB7 3LD
Directions and more details: Here
8:30am registration. Commence 9.15am – 4:00pm approx.
Programme – Detailed programme to follow.
Forum includes: Delegate pack & list, AM & PM refreshments, Buffet lunch, Speaker presentations & attendance certificate.
What will it cost? Members £58          Non-Members £78

Please note: the ticket price does not include accommodation
Overnight Accommodation – Anyone requiring B&B can book direct with Waddow Hall tel 01200 423186 quoting the NASHiCS forum event. This will be £54.40

Opportunity to meet the delegates and exhibit.
Need more information about these packages?,
please click Here or contact:

National Chair on 07840 893512     or nationalchair@nashics.org  
The Events Team on  07840 160 030    or events@nashics.org

Visit us at the  NASHiCS stand D931

National Executive members are speaking at the Expo.

The HSE is looking for nominations for the HSE  2019 musculoskeletal disorders ‘risk reduction through design’ awards.

No design solution is too small – small scale/low cost solutions are just as welcome as the large scale/high cost design solutions.HSE’s ‘Risk-reduction through design’ Award The ‘Risk-reduction through design’ Award is sponsored by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF). More information details

Nominations close 31st January 2020

Additional Guidance to Fire Safety Risk Assessment Residential Care Premises.

More information and Document Download

 e-News issue 101 (November 2019) available for members

Next issue 102 due January 2020.
The latest issue of the e-News for members only is available under News

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