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Charity fined after injuries to member of the public

A charity has been fined after a member of the public lost her leg when she became trapped under a lorry carrying a fairground ride. Peterborough Magistrates Court heard that, on 4 November 2015, a member of the public was struck by a lorry during the set up for the...

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...

PREVENT DUTY E-LEARNING

PREVENT DUTY E-LEARNING Intelligence indicates that further terrorist attacks in our country are ‘highly likely’. Experience tells us that the threat comes not just from foreign nationals, but from terrorists born and bred in Britain. It is therefore vital that our...

Logistics company fined after death of worker

A logistics company has been fined after a worker died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle. Dudley Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22 January 2016, the employee was fatally injured whilst attempting to attach a trailer to his vehicle. The trailer...

Company fined after worker suffers fractured spine

A construction company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while demolishing a farm building. South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 20 September 2017, an employee was removing roof sheets from a timber frame farm building when he fell approximately...

Work at Height Training

Work at Height Training Work at height accounts for a huge proportion of injuries. Ensuring that you have adequate controls in place to meet the requirements of the work at height regulations is essential to keep your workforce safe Overview: The Work at Height...

Manual Handling Assessments

Manual Handling Assessments Bespoke Site Specific Manual Handling Assessments or Templates The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 define manual handling as: “…any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling,...

NEGOTIATION SKILLS E-LEARNING

NEGOTIATION SKILLS E-LEARNING Negotiation is a basic means of getting what you want from others. It’s a back and forth communication designed to reach an agreement when you and the other side have some interests that are shared and others that are opposed. Our course...

Company fined for insurance breach

A company that carries out maintenance and repair of motor vehicles has been fined for not having employers’ liability insurance. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard how the company were unable to produce a certificate of insurance during an inspection which was part...

Boosting safety on Scottish farms

With Scotland's farm safety record continuing to be one of the poorest across the UK, Farm Safety Partnership Scotland (FSPS) is encouraging those working within the industry to make safety a priority. FSPS, which consists of key industry stakeholders, will be...

Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training Manual handling applies to almost every job. Are you or your staff adequately trained? Overview: Designed to assess the way you lift and handle items at work. Identifying safer lifting techniques including lifting aids. Our course will enable...

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