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Family business. National reach: get quality training, wherever you are

By Kate Williams | 16th October 2019

Over the years, our family-run business has gone from local to large-scale. Today, we have expert trainers located all across the UK, ready to equip your employees with the skills they need – anywhere and anytime. It’s our mission to keep as many people safe, compliant and confident as possible. So whether you’re in the…

Mental Health In the Construction Industry

Mental Health In the Construction Industry

By Kate Williams | 8th October 2019

An industry survey conducted by Construction News revealed that a quarter of all construction workers have considered suicide and over half have experienced mental health problems. These figures are significantly above the national average and demand our close attention, as they indicate that the stresses of working in an industry with high customer demands, low…

Is your RPE fit for use? Find out today and safeguard your workplace

By Kate Williams | 27th August 2019

Staying safe at work is important, no matter the industry. But if you work with or around harmful substances, extra care must be taken to protect your health. For anyone who uses Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) at work, Face Fit Testing is required by law. And by ensuring your equipment is effective, you will keep…

New course: the Tunnelling Safety Training Scheme (TSTS)

By Kate Williams | 5th July 2019

Makes tunnelling less daunting for anyone new to tunnelling and a good refresher for experienced persons. Since we began, it’s been our mission to help professionals from every industry stay safe and compliant in their fields. That’s why we’re thrilled to be offering yet another course – this time, for the tunnelling industry. The CITB…

Introducing our brand-new eLearning portal: the convenient way to become compliant

By Kate Williams | 10th June 2019

The convenient way to become compliant. We’re excited to announce the launch of our all-new eLearning portal, where you can now take many of our fully-accredited courses online – anywhere and anytime. We know it can be tricky to fit in classroom-based courses around busy work schedules. That’s why we’re now offering you and your team…

Create a culture of care: why workplaces need higher health and safety standards

By Kate Williams | 15th February 2019

Upholding health and safety standards is a complicated part of any business. And in workplaces like hospitals, schools and care homes, it can be challenging to ensure you’re compliant in every single area. But when the safety of children and/or vulnerable adults is at stake, it’s more important than ever to ensure your staff are…

Don’t let standards slip – health, safety and hygiene in the hospitality world

By Kate Williams | 3rd February 2019

Every workplace has its fair share of risks and hazards – whether it’s a construction site, office, school, nursery or care home. While we train people across all of these industries, the fast-paced world of hospitality is one of the riskiest to work in. This means extra care should be taken to ensure your restaurant,…

New year, new skills: invest in your employees with our 2019 Site Management Safety Training Scheme

By Kate Williams | 13th December 2018

  Cupboards stocked. Tree up. Presents (nearly) bought.  Christmas is just around the corner, and it’ll soon be time to start preparing for 2019. So now’s the time to enrol your employees on our CITB 5-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS), starting on 14th January 2019. This Christmas, give your staff the gift of…

Shift work and fatigue: what you need to know

By Kate Williams | 16th October 2018

  Fatigue can be a serious hazard in the workplace. It has been identified as a root cause of several major international industrial accidents and around 20 of accidents on the road. As well as being dangerous it can be costly. The estimated cost of fatigue related incidents in the UK is hundreds of millions…

Working Safely With Display Screen Equipment

By Kate Williams | 15th October 2018

  If your employees work with display screen equipment on a daily basis for more than an hour at a time, you are responsible for protecting them from associated risks to their health. Display screen equipment (DSE) includes items such as desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. There are a number of different scenarios in…