Help Reduce the Deaths in the Construction Industry with SSSTS Training

The new statistics have been published for the number of fatally injured workers by the Health and Safety Executive. The figures were released on July 5th and cover the period between April 2011 and March 2012. The statistics show that 173 workers were killed, which is two less than the previous year’s data. The amount… Read more »

Safety on Site Highlighted By Serious Accident in Derbyshire

Two eighteen year old workers were seriously injured after falling from a lifting platform. The two men were hired by Storetec Ltd to remove scrapped trolleys and place them in a skip using a forklift truck. The director had designed a lifting platform which was being used by the men to perform the task they… Read more »

Asbestos Exposure Highlights Site Managers Responsibilities

Workmen who were working on a pub in Devon were needlessly exposed to deadly asbestos dust. Not only were they exposed to it their site manager also gave the instruction for them to deal with removing it from the pub and did not provide adequate protection. The incident occurred in 2010 at a pub which… Read more »

Tragic Death Highlights Importance of Health and Safety Training

Falls from vehicles have been in the news this week. A young man lost his life when working on a vehicle while working at a recycling plant in Tipton. Mark Bale was just 21 when he was instantly killed after being crushed by a loader. He had been loading paper onto a conveyor belt, when… Read more »

Learn From Home and In Your Own Time

If you work full time or have other responsibilities it can be hard to improve your skills with training. Finding the time to attend a course is not always possible. There is no need to pull out of a paying job to get ahead. All you have to do is find a suitable course which… Read more »

Consider a New Career with Occupational Health and Safety Training

If you have been given a position of authority in the workplace you will have no doubt received health and safety training. It is the managers, supervisors and business owners that have to help run and control occupational health and safety. This will involve many different tasks which may include: Performing risk assessments Evaluating hazards… Read more »

Roofer Failing to Ensure Health and Safety of Employee

This week a director of a roofing company, 3A Roofing, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive. A concern over the health and safety of the work being carried out on a house of one of his customers was brought to the attention of the HSE by a concerned citizen. A member of the… Read more »

Find the Best Environmental Management Training

In this day and age it is vital to consider how well your business is performing from an environmental management point of view. This is important if you are dealing with waste removal or if you are simply looking at reducing the impact your firm has on the environment. There are many excellent training courses… Read more »

£280,000 Fine for Construction Firm After Breaching Health & Safety Law

After a crane collapsed in Liverpool two construction firms where prosecuted for their part in the accident. The crane driver has been left paralysed from the waist down and his life has been changed forever. He suffered with a brain haemorrhage, broken shoulder, cracked ribs, fractured skull and crush injuries. The sad news is the… Read more »

Take Your Life in a New Direction

There has never been a better time to take training. Whether you have employees that require educating in health and safety, or if you wish to improve your career prospects, now is the time to put your plan into action. There is no need to let life or work get in the way, thanks to… Read more »