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Employer Advice

CORONAVIRUS SPOT CHECKS

You may have seen or heard that the HSE are currently carrying out spot inspections to ensure that businesses are COVID-secure. What does this mean? It means that you could potentially be visited by the HSE at any time and without prior warning. This could be seen as quite a daunting proposition, however, we mustn’t…

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Quality Safety Training is 10 Years Old!

That’s right, Quality Safety Training opened its doors as a training provider 10 years ago this month – and what a journey it’s been! So much has happened in that time, we have grown beyond all expectations.  From one employee, we now have a dedicated team of fully qualified and experienced trainers and safety advisors.…

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VIRTUAL TRAINING: THE NEW WAY FORWARD

Let us ask you a question:  how many of you had heard of “zoom” before we were struck by the Coronavius pandemic? For those of you who answered that you had, then well done for being ahead of the game! For those of you who answered that you hadn’t, then you are probably among the…

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COVID-19: Mental Health and Moving Forward

The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown to ease strain on the NHS hasn’t been easy for any of us. As well as business and the economy at large being affected, it has affected so many of us on a personal level.  Whether you have lost loved ones or contracted the disease yourself and have had to…

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Behavioural safety: the bedrock of every great business

Behavioural Safety

When it comes to workplace safety, there are many different ways you can keep yourself and your business protected. You can carry out risk assessments. You can ensure all employees are trained, and you can make everyone health and safety aware. However, a business is like a house and if its foundation is unstable, issues…

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Mental Health In the Construction Industry

Mental Health In the Construction Industry

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…

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