What it Means to be ISO 9001 Certified

The ISO 9001 Quality Management System is an international standard that defines the requirements for establishing a system that will control and manage processes in order to better serve the customer. ISO refers to the International Organisation for Standardisation and it has a membership of some 160 bodies from countries all over the world. ISO provides a wide… Read more »

What is a Quality Management System?

The Benefits A quality management system is a major benefit to an organisation, but what exactly are they and how do they work? Let’s take a look into quality management systems so that we can understand these systems and the benefits that they provide. A quality management system is a system by which an organisation aims to… Read more »

How to Work Safely in the Gas Sector

When you work within the gas sector, or within any profession that involves the handling of gas and fuel, it is very important to be aware of the specific health and safety considerations. When it is handled correctly, gas can be very useful and we can use it as power to perform many tasks. However,… Read more »

How To Become a Construction Site Supervisor

What is a Construction Site Supervisor and what do they do? In the construction industry, site managers are responsible for the day to day running of the construction project. Typically the site manager is employed by a contractor, Construction Company or a civil engineering firm, but they can also be the employee of the local… Read more »

How to Become a Health and Safety Officer

Are you considering a role as a health and safety officer? Working as a health and safety officer can be a very interesting, lucrative, challenging and rewarding career. You will have the ability to work in a range of different industries, helping to make sure that the employees are carrying out their work as safely… Read more »

How to Conduct a Risk Assessment

Conducting risk assessments are very important. It will protect your workers and your business and ensures that you are complying with the law. In order to keep your employees safe, it is crucial that you have the right training and that you know how to carry out a complete risk assessment. So what exactly is… Read more »

Ensure Your Colleagues Are Safe While Working On-Site

Did you know that construction is the most dangerous land-based work sector in all of Europe? Almost 13 workers in every 100,000 will be involved in a fatal accident while working on a construction site. Construction workers are at risk for a huge number of dangers while they are performing their work, many of which… Read more »

How to Work Safely on the Motorways

The motorway work zone is dangerous for motorists as well as for the workers who repair, build and maintain the streets, highways and bridges. Working in the roadway can be very dangerous and it brings different risks than it would working on car parks, secondary roadways or driveways. Why is working on the highway so… Read more »

Changes to the Green Card

News from the cscs.uk.com website states that from the 1st July 2014 the CSO (Construction Site Operative) Green Card will no longer be issued. There is a new Green CSCS card only available for people working in Labouring Occupations. Do You Work in a Labouring Occupation? If you work in a labouring occupation you can now apply… Read more »

How to Become a CDM Coordinator

So you are considering a career as a CDM Coordinator? This can be a very interesting, challenging and rewarding career. If you are looking to become a CDM Coordinator, let’s take a closer look at this profession and how you can find success. What is a CDM Coordinator and what do they do? The Construction,… Read more »