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Our new IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course

Polish up your health and safety knowledge and skills with our new IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course. Health and safety regulations and practices change regularly, so it’s important to keep abreast. Our one-day, practical course reintroduces Managing Safely by refreshing your knowledge and building on existing capabilities with emphasis on a Plan-Do-Check-Act safety and health management system….

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The perils of working at height and the need for training

The potential dangers of working at height are regularly stressed to clients by the EP Risk team during our training courses. The importance of the issue was highlighted this month when a roofing company was fined £80,000 for safety failings related to working at height. Magistrates heard how numerous concerns were raised by members of the public about…

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NEBOSH course to run in Huddersfield

A NEBOSH course will start at our training centre in Huddersfield on February 1. It is aimed at managers, employees and supervisors from all types of organisation who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. NEBOSH – the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety  – is the most widely held health and safety qualification in…

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Toxic vapour cloud firm fined £3 million for health and safety breaches

The death of one worker and injuries to another from a toxic vapour cloud have cost a Yorkshire chemical company £3 million in fines and costs. A build-up of titanium tetrachloride took place within a vessel at the Grimsby plant of Cristal Pigment UK Limited (formerly Millennium Inorganic Chemicals) on March 5, 2010. The chemical came into contact with water…

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