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Stress & Wellbeing Audits

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 Within the Private Security Industry E-learning

Working Within the Private Security Industry E-learning

Working Within the Private Security Industry E-learning In the UK, the private security industry provides manned, physical and technical systems to help protect people, premises and property. It can also help prevent and detect crimes and any activities that could be...

Noise at Work Training

Noise at Work Training

Noise at Work Training Understanding noise at work, the health implications, how to control it and how to protect your workforce and others. Overview: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) states that 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or...

DSE & Workstation Assessments

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...

Lockdown Procedure in Schools E-learning

Lockdown Procedure in Schools E-learning

Lockdown Procedure in Schools E-learning In the last decade the threats to our society have multiplied and evolved in many ways. Terrorist organisations have transferred their fight from Iraq and Afghanistan to our back garden, Europe – and we have seen the damage...

Fall lands wholesaler £120,000 fine

Fall lands wholesaler £120,000 fine

A Glasgow company has admitted a health and safety offence after an employee fell through a fragile plasterboard ceiling, sustaining life-changing injuries. The company pled guilty to a contravention of Sections 2(1) and Section 33(1)(a) of the Health and Safety at...

CDM 2015 Training

CDM 2015 Training

CDM 2015 Training Get to grips with your duties under the construction (design and management) regulations Overview: Our course explains the role of Clients, Principal Designers, Principal Contractors and contractors on construction projects. It also details the risk...

Manual Handling Assessments

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,...

Worker burned in petrol tank explosion

Worker burned in petrol tank explosion

A managing director has received a suspended sentence after an employee suffered severe burns on a construction site in Swynecombe, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Milton Keynes Magistrates Court heard how the managing director had failed to take reasonably practicable...

Workplace Health and Safety E-learning

Workplace Health and Safety E-learning

Workplace Health and Safety E-learning At the end of this course you will understand health and safety legislation and you’ll be able to list common causes of accidents. You’ll also be able to understand good practice in relation to electricity and describe the use of...

£850,000 fine after reversing lorry kills traffic marshal

£850,000 fine after reversing lorry kills traffic marshal

A construction logistics provider has been fined following a fatal incident where one of their traffic marshals was fatally injured by a reversing lorry. Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 22 February 2016, traffic marshals were marshalling large vehicles down a ramp...

Avoiding Accidents Training

Avoiding Accidents Training

Avoiding Accidents Training Learn how to help prevent accidents in your workplace Overview: To provide training in the safe work procedures involved in working on a construction site or in your workplace. Who should attend: All personnel. Ideal for those involved in...

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