News

EP Risk Consultancy

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….

Read More
EP Risk Consultancy

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…

Read More
EP Risk Consultancy

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…

Read More
EP Risk Consultancy

Work at height breach costs company £28,000

A construction company has been fined for failing to comply with work at height regulations, placing employees at greater risk of injury. During an inspection in May 2018 at Dudley House, The Grove, Hounslow, a number of issues in relation to working at height were identified. These included several unprotected edges where a person could…

Read More