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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. National Chair Annual Report 2016

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More Information

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

Additional Guidance for fire safety in residential care homes produced by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiCS) and the Chief Fire Officers’ Association (CFOA) has been updated and is now available. July 2016.

More information and Document Download

Social Care Partners Forum Minutes and Regulators update statements available.

Minutes SCPF-14-july-2016

Written Submissions from Regulators for SCPF July 2016

Back minutes and submissions have been transferred to Members site

Get Ready for Winter

What is the correct action to be taken when routes/paths within an organisation’s site become affected by snow and ice.  Establish a system for controlling the hazards of snow and ice should be introduced across sites.  The guidance below demonstrates reasonable lengths in managing the hazards of snow and ice within the grounds of a site.
Winter Gritting  What do I have to do?


e-News issue 69 (December 2016/January 2017) available for members

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