Welcome to NASHiCS


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

* 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                National Chair Annual Report 2017

Events Programme Social Care for 2018

Forum For Safety & Health Cardiff

Date:Thursday 17th May 2018
Venue: Holiday Inn Central Cardiff
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Directions: & more information Here
Programme: Full details
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome * Falls Prevention Fuel Tank * Safety  Regulators updates  * Legionella * Dynamic Risk Assessments * Contractors & Partnerships * Asbestos * Prosecutions * Musculoskeletal disorders
UPDATE  HSE’s MSD Policy Group Advisor confirmed as speaker 

Member’s benefit discount
Non members are very welcome

One month to go
Book HERE:

Forum For Safety & Health Edinburgh

Date:Tuesday 12 June 2018
Venue: COSLA Haymarket Edinburgh
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Directions: & more information Here
Programme:  Full details
Member’s benefit discount
Non members are very welcome.

Book HERE :

Annual General Meeting 2018
Follows the Forum for Safety and Health CARDIFF     Details

More dates for your diary 2018

Networker Llandrindod Wells 4th July  * Networker Beverley Yorkshire 12th July        * Fire Day TBA Midlands * Forum 4th October Belfast *  Networker 28th November London. Programmes and details will be issued during the year.
More information on all the events in 2018 Here

Risk of death and severe harm from failure to obtain and continue flow from oxygen cylinders

A warning alert has been issued on the risk of death and severe harm from failure to obtain and continue flow from oxygen cylinders.
Issued 9th January 2018.    Details of the Alert

The Gas Safe Charity’s UK wide carbon monoxide (CO) workshop 2018.

The Gas Safe Charity is running a free, interactive half day workshop (10am – 1.00pm with lunch) to help organisations become more aware of the sources, signs and symptoms of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning, NASHiCS is happy to support this programme.
There are 10 dates and venues throughout the UK. Details

NB There are still some places at the Edinburgh workshop on the 16th May

NFCC Specialised Housing Fire Guidance

The NFCC Specialised Housing Guidance has been launched providing recommendations designed to protect residents of specialised housing from fire.
Document download

Revised Additional Guidance to Fire Safety Risk Assessment Residential Care Premises.

More information and Document Download

 e-News issue 82 (March 2018) available for members

The latest issue of the e-News for members only is available under News

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