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Praise for our training courses

Our customers are working through the most difficult times in recent history, so we are doubly grateful when they take time to praise our training courses. We have been pleased to receive positive feedback for our popular IOSH Managing Safely course, delivered with social distancing in our spacious, well ventilated, Covid-compliant training room. Jared Rogerson,…

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HSE inspectors target construction firms

Health and Safety inspectors will be targeting construction firms to check health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection. Inspections start on October 5 and will focus on respiratory risks and occupational lung disease, looking at the measures businesses have in place to protect their workers’ lungs from the likes of asbestos, silica and wood…

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HSE issues bulletin on testing of plant and equipment

A number of clients have asked us about statutory inspection of plant and equipment during the Coronavirus outbreak. The HSE has issued the following bulletin: ‘HSE recognises the potential challenges when carrying out legal requirements for thorough examination and testing (TE&T) of plant and equipment as a result of the additional precautions people need to…

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HSE updates RIDDOR requirements for employers

Requirements for employers responsible for reporting dangerous occurrences, and cases of disease in regulation 7 & 9, have been updated by the HSE. It  says employers must only make a report under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) when : An unintended incident at work has led to someone’s possible…

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Learn to restart a heart with our first aid training

The Restart a Heart campaign is an annual initiative involving the Resuscitation Council (UK), The British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, St John Ambulance, and Yorkshire Ambulance Service. It aims to improve the low numbers of people surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. In the middle of each October, an alliance of organisations all over the world…

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