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Jun 17, 2019
Workplace injury survey

There has been a long-term downward trend in the rate of fatal injury to around 2012/13; more recently the rate has been broadly flat.

The rate of self-reported non-...Read more

Jun 07, 2019
Planned changes to CITB HS&E Test from 26 June

Some changes and improvements will be made to the CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) test from 26 June 2019. These changes are being made to make the test eve...Read more

Jun 06, 2019
Occupational lung disease - latest stats

A recent study found that there are projected to be around 2,500 mesothelioma deaths per year for the rest of the decade before numbers begin to decline.

There were...Read more

May 31, 2019
Manual handling - know your MSDs and ULDs...

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including manual handling injuries, are the most common type of occupational ill health in the UK. It is important to remembe...Read more

May 13, 2019
Mental Health Awareness Week

We are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 takes place from Monda...Read more

May 10, 2019
Minding our own business

A group of seven employees have successfully completed a 2-day Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course at our Sheffield Training Centre.

MHFA is an internationally-rec...Read more

May 01, 2019
CSCS to end postal applications for cards

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has announced it is to end its system of postal applications for its cards.

At the end of this month, postal appl...Read more

Apr 23, 2019
Work-related stress, depression or anxiety - latest stats

In a recent survey, the rate of self-reported work-related stress, depression or anxiety has shown signs of increasing in recent years. Working days lost due to stress, dep...Read more

Apr 19, 2019
ECS Registered Electrician Deadline Looming

With the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations now in full effect, all ECS Registered Electricians with the 17th Edition must upgrade to BS7671:2018 before 01 July...Read more

Mar 07, 2019
Keeping our Roads and Highways Safe

Our roads and highways are busy places we spent this week with a team from Leicester City Council Highways Dept putting them through the Safety at Street Works and Road Wor...Read more

Aug 30, 2016
NVQ delivery receives high praise

Delivering any type of vocational course has its challenges so the quality of delivery and assessment is of paramount importance. We always welcome feedback from all of our...Read more

Oct 17, 2015
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

This course is designed for operatives, managers and supervisors who are responsible for storing, handling or transporting hazardous substances.

Delegate Eligibility...Read more