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Haulier’s inexperienced banksmen bring it £400k penalty

A haulage and storage company in Worcestershire must pay more than £400,000 in fines and costs after a banksman was crushed to death. The banksman was assisting a lorry driver with a blind side reversing manoeuvre at Tooles Transport’s yard on the Rushock Trading...

Electricity at Work Training

Electricity at Work Training Get the basics on working with electricity Overview: Designed to allow attendees to gain an understanding of electricity, raise awareness of the obligations and responsibilities contained within the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989,...

Noise Assessment and Monitoring

Noise Assessment and Monitoring Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Workforce? Excessive, prolonged noise can cause hearing damage and lead to deafness. Every employer has a duty under the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 to reduce the risk of hearing damage...

CDM Awareness E-Learning

CDM Awareness E-Learning The Construction Design and Management Regulations cover the management of health, safety and welfare when carrying out construction projects. Whatever your role in the construction industry these regulations are there to improve your health...

Golf course manager fatally claimed competence with chainsaw

A golf club has been ordered to pay a £150,000 penalty after it was found guilty of three breaches that led to a manager being killed by a falling branch. The manager sustained a fatal brain injury while he was working at the Hinckley Golf Club in December 2013....

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Safety Training

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Safety Training Almost everyone will use a computer, laptop, tablet or phone for their work but are they using it safely? Overview: Designed to assess the safe ways of using display screen equipment in the workplace. Our course will...

Stress & Wellbeing Audits

Stress & Wellbeing Audits Are Your Staff Stressed at Work? Most companies focus on controlling the physical hazards that may affect their employees and sometimes it’s easy to forget the other issues that can result in work related ill health. Anxiety, depression...

Working in Confined Spaces E-Learning

Working in Confined Spaces At the end of our course you’ll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the control measures to be followed when working in, or near to, confined spaces as detailed in a safe working procedure. Our course will cover the legislation...

Second-highest level of tropical deforestation recorded in 2017

Last year was the second-worst on record for tropical forest cover loss, with approximately 40 football fields of trees vanishing every minute, new data reveals. Published by Global Forest Watch, the findings show that the tropics lost approximately 39 million acres...

Ladder Training

Ladder Training If you or your staff use ladders, then they must be adequately trained. Our course provides the basics on ladder selection, inspection, use and storage. Overview: The Work at Height Regulations state that ladders can be used for work at height when a...

DSE & Workstation Assessments

DSE & Workstation Assessments All users of display screen equipment at work must be assessed to ensure they are working safely – assessments for pc’s, laptops, tablets etc. Bad backs, sore heads, eye strain, hand and arm aches… these can all be symptoms of sitting...

Achieving Food Hygiene E-Learning

Achieving Food Hygiene In December 2008 the Food Standards Agency agreed a National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. It is now running in all areas of Wales, Northern Ireland and in 99% of England. In practice the rating scheme is designed to ensure that businesses that...

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