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Safety Series Articles2020-04-14T15:47:09+00:00

The Benefits of Onsite Training

The Benefits of Onsite Training More and more people are arranging training for their employees on their own sites and in their own offices. This method for training has so many benefits associated with it we thought we’d share it with the world! Cost The biggy for most! [...]

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons Our MD Jenny McIntyre has teamed up with MD and founder of LETs Michael Byrne to bring you a series of podcasts. Each episode focuses on some of life’s biggest challenges. From coping in isolation to surviving lived experiences and traumas, this podcast [...]

The Importance of RPE and Face Fit Testing

The Importance of RPE and Face Fit Testing Respiratory Protective Equipment Otherwise known as RPE is a subject matter which, often, at times is not taken seriously enough. When RPE is not fitted correctly or worse still not worn at all it increases a worker’s chances significantly of [...]

Creating a Positive Safety Culture

Creating a Positive Safety Culture The Health & Safety Culture within your organisation can and will have an enormous impact on the safety outcomes & accident rates in your workplace. High levels of accident rates within your organisation can have a detrimental effect on the productivity, efficiency and [...]

Emergency First Aid at Work v 3 Day First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work v 3 Day First Aid at Work Under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 employers just provide adequate & appropriate equipment and facilities for the immediate attention of employees who become injured/ill at work. However, in addition to this, must also [...]

CPCS V NPORS

CPCS V NPORS Where does it start? Whenever we are asked for any type of plant training - Telehandler, Over-head Crane, Slinger Signaller, Excavator, Digger, Dumper (the list is endless) we have two questions we will ask; Are your delegates experienced or novice? What accreditation are you looking [...]

CSCS Cards Explained

CSCS Cards Explained The Construction Skills Certification Scheme commonly known as CSCS is a card scheme that is used to provide proof that site operatives have the necessary skills and qualifications to perform their job safely and competently. Sounds simple right? Wrong! CSCS is an absolute minefield, and [...]

E-learning, should we trust it?

E-learning, should we trust it? In a world where time is money, health & safety is getting stricter & employers have not just a legal obligation to their employees but a huge moral one too, more and more of us are turning to e-learning as a primary method [...]

Funding & Support for CITB Registered Employers

Funding & Support for CITB Registered Employers Last week we attended the CITB’s Employer Funding Event which was held at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre in Blantyre. First of all, what a fantastic facility they have there. It’s one of eight industry lead and demand driven Innovation Centres [...]

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