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The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that the correctly selected wheel must be properly mounted by a person who has been trained for this purpose and is considered competent by the employer.

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This two-day course aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics, many building on the previous five day course programme.

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The SSG First Aid at Work course is delivered using a hands-on, practical approach, combined with tutor presentations to give delegates the best opportunity of mastering the practicalities of first aid treatment. First Aid at Work training includes the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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he Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is Europes leading body for health and safety and is committed to promoting protection from workplace hazards at every level. The IOSH Safety for Executives and Directors certificate issued by IOSH is recognised nationally and identifies the holder as having been instructed in strategic approaches to managing health, safety and welfare within organisations. This course replaces, and is equivalent to both IOSH Directing Safely and IOSH Safety for Senior Executives.Attendance will provide a detailed overview of the moral, legal and financial arguments for risk management, devising a risk management strategy and integrating this into the day to day running of the business.

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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The SSG First Aid at Work course is delivered using a hands-on, practical approach, combined with tutor presentations to give delegates the best opportunity of mastering the practicalities of first aid treatment. First Aid at Work training includes the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses

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This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

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This one-day course will reinforce and update your knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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This two-day course aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics, many building on the previous five day course programme.

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This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. Adult MHFA courses can be attended bypeople aged 16 upwards and are relevant for the general population. Delegates on an Adult MHFA course are taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues. Every MHFA course is delivered by a quality assured instructor, who has attended the 7-day instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.Independent research and evaluation shows that taking part in an MHFA course:Raises awareness and mental health literacyReduces stigma around mental ill health and feel confident guiding people towards appropriate supportBoosts knowledge and confidence in dealing with mental health issuesEncourages people to start a conversation with a person who may be experiencing a mental health issuePromotes early intervention which enables recovery

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This course is designed for any person or organisation who takes the role of Designer or Principal Designer. Designers include: architects, civil and structural engineers, building surveyors, landscape architects or building service designers.

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The SSG First Aid at Work course is delivered using a hands-on, practical approach, combined with tutor presentations to give delegates the best opportunity of mastering the practicalities of first aid treatment. First Aid at Work training includes the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses

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All companies using scaffold have a duty to ensure that it is inspected in accordance with statutory requirements and is safe to use at all times. In order to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, all scaffolds are to be inspected once every seven days (or following exposure to conditions likely to have affected its strength or stability or after any significant alterations have been made) and the inspection recorded.This course will give attendees the awareness of legislative requirements, the knowledge of components of a scaffold, the purpose they service in ensuring its stability and the requirements of a scaffold inspection. Ultimately it is the employers responsibility to determine the competency of an individual to carry out a scaffold inspection dependant on their training and experience in relation to the type and complexity of the scaffold.

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This nationally recognised five-day course is designed specifically for those requiring a broad-based knowledge of health and safety in the construction sector. Site management and Supervisors will find the course invaluable in helping them manage the health and safety aspects of construction or civil engineering projects effectively. The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised ConstructionSkills certificate. Those attending will gain a clear understanding of:Current safety legislation and industry best practiceGood site set up and organisation Roles and responsibilities The efficiencies gained through safe working practices Management techniques used to improve safety culture

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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This nationally recognised two-day course provides an introduction to health, safety, welfare and environmental issues for those required to assist in the management of safety on construction sites.The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised CITB certificate and will understand:The problems of the industryThe basics of health and safety law and its structureHow their supervisory role fits with the role of manager in controlling the site safelyHow to carry out risk assessments and the need for method statementsHow to carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefingsWhat is meant by proactive and reactive monitoring and appreciate their need

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This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

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The erection, use and dismantling of mobile access towers is potentially extremely dangerous if the correct safe working procedures are not followed. This course is aimed at improving knowledge and enhancing ability to use mobile towers safely. This PASMA accredited course is assessed through theory and practical sessions and successful delegates will be awarded nationally recognised PASMA certification.

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This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health.This course is an introduction to the issues surrounding mental health and aims to promote awareness, tackle stigma and empower delegates to recognise signs and symptoms.

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All companies using scaffold have a duty to ensure that it is inspected in accordance with statutory requirements and is safe to use at all times. In order to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, all scaffolds are to be inspected once every seven days (or following exposure to conditions likely to have affected its strength or stability or after any significant alterations have been made) and the inspection recorded.This course will give attendees the awareness of legislative requirements, the knowledge of components of a scaffold, the purpose they service in ensuring its stability and the requirements of a scaffold inspection. Ultimately it is the employers responsibility to determine the competency of an individual to carry out a scaffold inspection dependant on their training and experience in relation to the type and complexity of the scaffold.

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Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testingThe Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Regulation 4 (2) states: 'As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems (defined to include portable electrical equipment) shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger'. Essentially this means that duty holders are required to maintain portable electrical tools in a safe condition. PAT can be carried out in house by a person with the correct equipment and competency.This course will provide delegates with the ability to use this test equipment properlythe ability to properly understand the test results

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This nationally recognised two-day course provides an introduction to health, safety, welfare and environmental issues for those required to assist in the management of safety on construction sites.The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised CITB certificate and will understand:The problems of the industryThe basics of health and safety law and its structureHow their supervisory role fits with the role of manager in controlling the site safelyHow to carry out risk assessments and the need for method statementsHow to carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefingsWhat is meant by proactive and reactive monitoring and appreciate their need

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Manual handling at work is one of the most common causes of musculoskeletal disorders; specifically back pains, affecting employees of all ages. There are over 8 million lost working days due to work related musculoskeletal disorders. With these statistics in mind the importance of effective manual handling training cannot be over emphasised.

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The Institution for Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is Europes leading body for health and safety and is committed to promoting protection from workplace hazards at every level. The Supervising Safely certificate issued by IOSH is recognised nationally and identifies the holder as having been instructed in proactive approaches to managing health, safety and welfare.Supervising Safely has been developed to address the safety and health training needs of the Workplace Supervisor.

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This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that the correctly selected wheel must be properly mounted by a person who has been trained for this purpose and is considered competent by the employer.

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is Europes leading body for health and safety and is committed to promoting protection from workplace hazards at every level. The Managing Safely Refresher certificate issued by IOSH is recognised nationally and identifies the holder as having been instructed in proactive approaches to managing health, safety and welfare. This refresher course is intended for Managers, Supervisors and Employees who have previously attended the IOSH Managing Safely course. It is intended to provide continual support and a legislative update to management with health and safety responsibilities.

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This two-day course aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics, many building on the previous five day course programme.

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This one-day course will reinforce and update your knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

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The erection, use and dismantling of mobile access towers is potentially extremely dangerous if the correct safe working procedures are not followed. This course is aimed at improving knowledge and enhancing ability to use mobile towers safely. This PASMA accredited course is assessed through theory and practical sessions and successful delegates will be awarded nationally recognised PASMA certification.

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This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires the responsible person to establish appropriate emergency procedures, including safety drills and to nominate a sufficient number of competent persons to implement those procedures. The number of competent persons and level of training will depend on the findings of a Fire Risk Assessment. This course aims to equip those with responsibilities for implementing these plans with sufficient knowledge to do so safely.

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The erection, use and dismantling of mobile access towers is potentially extremely dangerous if the correct safe working procedures are not followed. This course is aimed at improving knowledge and enhancing ability to use mobile towers safely. This PASMA accredited course is assessed through theory and practical sessions and successful delegates will be awarded nationally recognised PASMA certification.

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The erection, use and dismantling of mobile access towers is potentially extremely dangerous if the correct safe working procedures are not followed. This course is aimed at improving knowledge and enhancing ability to use mobile towers safely. This PASMA accredited course is assessed through theory and practical sessions and successful delegates will be awarded nationally recognised PASMA certification.

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This two-day course aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics, many building on the previous five day course programme.

Read more

This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

Read more

This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

Read more

This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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This two-day course aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics, many building on the previous five day course programme.

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