first_imgTrainingOn 26 Mar 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. This week’s training newsSafe driving handout More than 11,500 company car drivers at Johnson & Johnson have beengiven a CD-ROM as part of the firm’s Safe Fleet scheme. The company is hoping toimprove employee safety and the first CD covers winter driving and includes asafe vehicle checklist. IT has been produced by DriveTech and distributed tostaff in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  www.drivetech.co.ukWork first aid on the up St John Ambulance has increased its first aid training in the workplace by10 per cent on last year. More than 250,000 staff received training in theworkplace, highlighting the increased emphasis on safety at work. The charity,which trains 500,000 people in first aid every year, is urging companies tosign up to a first aid at work course.  www.sja.org.ukSmugglers targeted Latvian police, customs officers and prosecutors have undergone an intensivetraining programme co-ordinated by a British firm. More than 60 staff have beentrained by Espin Forest in an attempt to reduce corruption in the Baltic state.The country is struggling with low-level corruption and smuggling, so the EUhas stepped in to fund the initiative.  www.espinforrest.co.uk Previous Article Next Articlelast_img