safe working at height

Guide to Safe Working at Height

Assessing the risk The first thing that should be considered before any job involving working at height commences is a risk assessment. The complexity of any risk assessment will be down to the risk of injury and the assessment itself must consider many different aspects including: The height of a fall (although of course injury […]

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Warehouse Safety Tips

So many different things must come together at once to ensure that any given warehouse provides a safe working environment for all employees involved in different operations on site. Some involve education and training, while others are more tangible changes and additions that can be made to the warehouse itself.

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the ultimate guide to asbestos training

The Ultimate Guide to Asbestos Training

What is Asbestos? The chances are that you know what asbestos is – or at least you know that it is a potentially dangerous substance – but let’s take a look at what it is made up of. ‘Asbestos’ actually refers to any of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals – not as you might imagine, […]

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Asbestos Awareness Training

Why Asbestos Training is so Important

You say the word ‘asbestos’ in conversation and it will evoke feelings of toxicity, danger but also worryingly of the past. Many assume that because they remember their parents discussing the dangers of asbestos containing materials that may or may not be lining their attics after an extension in the 1970s,

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How to Ensure the Safety of Your Warehouse

Warehouses by their very nature can be particularly prone to being unsafe in a number of unique ways, both while in use and while closed to operation. There are many reasons as to why it is vital to ensure that warehouses remain safe ALL of the time.

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Scissor lift training

The Benefits of Scissor Lift Training

Scissor lift training qualified participants to safely use scissor lifts and booms in any situation. Different businesses can use a number of different types of scissor lift within construction or to create a safe area at which to work from height.

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Top Tips for Safe Working at Height

If you are required to work at height in your job then it’s essential to undertake an officially accredited course to prove to employers that you are competent to do the task set out. Additionally, if you are a manager responsible for

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Do Small Businesses Need Help with Health and Safety

Careful small business owners take a lot of notice of their responsibilities under the directives from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) but it is important to give help and guidance on a down to earth level, to prevent them spending precious time and money

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safe working at height

Safe Working at Heights

Safe working at heights is a matter of adequate planning and following of the risk assessment completed for the identified activity. Falls from heights have accounted for thousands of injuries at work every year with over forty of these falls proving fatal.

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IPAF training courses

Why your Staff Need IPAF Training

When working at height in potentially hazardous buildings, health and safety should be the number one consideration for both employees and employers. By law, employers must comply with the Working at Height Regulations 2005, ensuring that anyone they employ is competent and well trained. In addition, training helps machinery operators to increase the safety and […]

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