Please find attached information initiated from Bristol University relating to a campaign on the prevention of scald injuries from hot drinks.  The campaign is being launched on National Burns Awareness Day on 16th October and calls for Ambassadors: please seek further information via their website at www.safetea.org.uk

You will be aware there is also an ongoing campaign running in Scotland with COBIS (Care of Burns in Scotland/NHS Scotland – Lisa Stewart is a member of the CPG) which targets first aid for burns and scalds. You can find further information at https://www.cobis.scot.nhs.uk/patient-resources/

Please find attached the DRAFT Minutes of the meeting of the Cross Party Group on Accident Prevention and Safety Awareness which was held on 5th June 2019.

 

As advised t use by the SQA, please note that the current Waste Qualifications listed below have been extended for one year.  This means the Lapsing date will now be 31.07.2020 for all Waste Qualifications.  Finish date for SCQF Level 5 will be 2022 and for SCQF Level 6 and 7 a finish date of 2024.

 

  • SVQ in Waste Operations: Waste Collection Driver  Level 2  GF9G  22  SVQ
  • SVQ in Waste Operations: Waste Collection Operative  Level 2  GF9H  22  SVQ
  • SVQ in Waste Operations: Waste Site Operative  Level 2  GF9J  22  SVQ
  • SVQ in Waste Operations: Waste Team Leader  Level 2  GF9K  22  SVQ
  • SVQ in Waste Operations: Waste Weighbridge Operative  Level 2  GF9L  22  SVQ
  • SVQ in Waste Supervisory Management  Level 3  GF9M  23
  • Diploma in Waste Management Operations: Managing Physical and Chemical Treatment – Hazardous Waste  SCQF Level 7  GG1K  47
  • Diploma in Waste Management Operations: Managing Physical and Chemical Treatment – Non-Hazardous Waste  SCQF Level 7  GG1M  47
  • Diploma in Waste Management Operations: Managing Transfer – Hazardous Waste  SCQF Level 7  GG1L  47
  • Diploma in Waste Management Operations: Managing Transfer – Non-Hazardous Waste  SCQF Level 7  GG1J  47