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Concerns over fire safety of student accommodation

Concerns over fire safety have led South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority to launch an independent review into Sheffield’s student accommodation. It comes after 200 students were evacuated during a blaze in November at The Cube accommodation block in Bolton.  Greater Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham has raised the issue of combustible cladding, notably high pressure laminate cladding,…

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Painter paralysed when he fell from a ladder

A painting and decorating boss has been sentenced after a painter was paralysed when he fell from a ladder. The employee of Ian Ramsay was installing the ladder on a pitched roof at a property in Mawsley, Northamptonshire in August 2018. He was paralysed from the chest down in the incident, Wellingborough Magistrates’ Court was told….

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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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Positive feedback from clients on training course

Positive feedback from clients who undertake our training courses is valuable in helping us to shape and present future programmes. So we were delighted to receive recommendations from two delegates on a recent IOSH Managing Safely course, one of many held regularly in our training suite in Huddersfield. Each spoke of feelings of apprehension that…

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