Acorn Health and Safety

Daniel Street


About Me: Danny & Sarah founded Acorn Health & Safety in 2000, following successful careers in the NHS. Danny having previously worked as a Training and Development Officer in the NHS.

Danny’s passion for health and safety training in subjects including first aid, manual handling, fire safety and general safety set the basis of the business. Together with the skills and experience of colleagues, Acorn’s training and consultancy services have grown to meet the needs of businesses across many specialist areas.

Danny and Sarah continued recruiting health and safety consultants and trainers with specialist knowledge in construction, building trades and hospitality, broadening our offering, services and expertise. Please see our industry sectors page for more information.

Today Acorn Health & Safety provides over 60 courses in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling and health and safety as well as a number of specialist courses for the construction and healthcare sectors. We train over 18,000 people a year, from over 350 businesses throughout Bristol, the South West and all over the UK.

We’ve a staff team of over twenty knowledgeable, dedicated consultants, trainers and administrators ready and willing to answer any questions you may have.

We don’t just ‘sell’ training and consultancy, well we do, but only after taking the time to ensure that’s it’s the right fit for your business and staff. We take time to build relationships with clients and like to get to know you and your business.

Our team understand that health and safety is challenging for many businesses with often confusing legislation and varying requirements amongst insurers, regulators and purchasers. Where specialist or additional consultancy service are required on specialist topics such as fire, construction, asbestos, noise, manual handling and legionella, we can also help.

We promise always to provide honest advice and great training. Our team are passionate about safety and are here to help. Our admin team are friendly, knowledgeable and able to answer most questions. If they can’t, they’ll either put you through to a health and safety consultant or find out the answer and get back to you as soon as they are able.

We are responsive to any enquiries received and always respond to email and phone calls in a timely manner. We take the time to listen and strive always to get it right.

Course Description: How do we approach first aid at work training?
Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:

Understanding the role of a first aider
*Contents of a first aid kit
*Record keeping
*The unconscious casualty
*Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the safe use of a defibrillator
*Management of a choking casualty
*External bleeding and shock
*Catastrophic bleeding and the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
*Providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and splinters
*Major illnesses including asthma, anaphylaxis, stroke, angina and heart attacks
*Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
*Head injuries
*Eye injuries
*Burns and scalds
*Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required.
Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

This course is of 18 hours (three days) duration. This can be delivered as either 3 days classroom based training or 2 days classroom and 1 day live streaming training. Please advise of your learning preference when booking.

NEW - Both classroom and online courses are now available

Prices are exclusive of VAT

Price: £195.00 Per Course

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