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

Building the Future with WorkingRite Apprentices

WorkingRite works in communities across Scotland - Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, East Ayrshire and Argyll & Bute - delivering a mentored training and work placement programme for young people to become work and life ready. Our programme provides them with the soft and hard skills needed to bridge the gap between school [...]

New SME Funding

The world of work has been profoundly affected by COVID-19. Businesses and organisations are facing unprecedented levels of uncertainty and change, and our new world of remote and blended working requires innovative thinking, new ways of connecting , collaborating and developing new skills. Reskilling and upskilling form a critical part of [...]

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 [...]

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