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Homeworker Health And Safety - What You Need To Know

Added: Wed, 20 Nov 2013   Uncategorized
Whether you already employ home workers on a full or part time basis or this is something you are considering for the future, you might be wondering how this type of working arrangement is affected by health and safety regulations. Well, even though your homeworkers will not be working on your premises, you still have the same legal responsibili...

5 Tips For Carrying Out A COSHH Risk Assessment

Added: Thu, 24 Oct 2013   Health and Safety Training ,  Workplace Health and Safety
Most companies use hazardous substances, chemicals and carcinogens of some description. This might include anything from cleaning chemicals to solvents and thinners. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations have been formulated to help to protect the health of employees using these substances or those in the vicinity of ...

The 5 Key Benefits Of Health And Safety Training

Added: Tue, 15 Oct 2013   Uncategorized
Health and safety training in the workplace is essential for compliance with the latest government Health and Safety requirements and the avoidance of accidents or long-term effects to employee health. In addition to the most obvious benefits, training your staff in areas such as COSHH  also gives you reduced insurance premiums, a boost to...

Getting the right equipment to ensure your warehouse is safe for workers

Added: Mon, 11 Mar 2013   Workplace Health and Safety
Health and safety in the workplace can even be a life or death situation; with 173 people killed in the workplace during the year of record 2011/12 and 111, 000 other injuries recorded it is still a primary concern for companies and employers. Injury claims from workplaces continue to cost employers millions when, in reality, a few simple practi...

How is Radioactive Waste safely managed?

Added: Thu, 28 Feb 2013   Health and Safety Industry
Radioactive waste contains dangerous levels of radioactivity, it is usually the by product of harmful nuclear power, nuclear fission and nuclear technology, but it can also come in many more forms. Over many years, radioactive waste will diminish on its own, but until it does it can be extremely harmful to all forms of life including, humans, an...

Safety Precautions in the Workplace

Added: Fri, 22 Feb 2013   Workplace Health and Safety
Regardless of how safe a workplace may seem, there are always risks which can be a danger to staff, clients and isitors. It’s important to take preventative steps to ensure that workplace accidents do not occur. Ideally workspaces hould be designed with safety in mind, to maintain productivity as well as to ensure the safety of employees. ...

Health and Safety: Focussing on Farming

Added: Mon, 23 Jul 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
With our fertile fields, the UK is, and has always been a large farming power. Figures from DEFRA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, show that 70% of the land in the UK is used for agricultural purposes and that the industry directly employs 476,000 people, a statistic they say has unexpectedly risen from 2010 to 2011. How...

Young workers injuries

Added: Tue, 26 Jun 2012   Health and Safety Industry
Young people make up a sizeable percentage of our workforce. There are 4 million in the UK of which a  quarter are 16-17 years old. The age of ‘young workers’  is considered as 16-24 years of age. There is a preconception maybe that this cross section of workers are safe in the workplace d...

Weymouth’s Giant Olympic Sandcastle Demolished amid Health and Safety Fears

Added: Fri, 20 Apr 2012   Health and Safety Industry
An enormous sandcastle constructed in Weymouth to mark one hundred days before the start of the Olympic Games was destroyed just hours after completion due to health and safety legislation. The castle, which was constructed in the town of Weymouth where Olympic boat races will be held, stood around fifteen feet tall and featured two turrets and...

Tanker Drivers Set to Strike over Health and Safety Standards

Added: Wed, 28 Mar 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has added fuel to the fire with his controversial comments about a potential strike by tanker drivers over the Easter weekend. Unite members are planning to strike over health and safety standards along with terms and conditions of employment, which could lead to the biggest fuel disruption since the year 2...

Safety Guidelines for Construction Workers

Added: Sat, 04 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Any construction site poses potential hazards to those working on it. Falling debris, uneven flooring and hazardous gasses are just some of the things construction workers need to be cautious of. It is required by law that employers and contractors must ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed on site at all times. However, at time...

Accident Prevention in the Workplace

Added: Sat, 04 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Prevention of accidents in the workplace makes sense… First Health and Safety are specialist accident consultants delivering an array of health and safety instruction courses within the classroom and on-line as e-learning courses. Our health and safety consultancy services are perfect for companies who need help with health and safety tr...

Safety Compliance at Work

Added: Sat, 04 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Keeping your workplace safe First Health and Safety are a prominent UK compliance consultancy delivering a wide range of H&S distance learning training courses and online e-learning. Our safety compliance at work experts are highly trained and have experience to help your business meet the current health and safety legislation. First Healt...

Workplace Asbestos Safety Training

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Workplace Asbestos safety training consultancy and e-learning First Health and Safety are one of the UK’s leading workplace asbestos safety training consultants specialising in asbestos safety training and health and safety workplace training. We provide online e-learning, distance learning and classroom learning all providing high i...

Construction Health and Safety Training

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Construction workplace training For effective construction health and safety training for your company, contact First Health and Safety. We are specialist H&S consultants providing classroom health and safety training courses and online as e-learning courses. Our workplace construction health and safety training consultancy service is ideal...

Workplace Employee Safety Training

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
First Health and Safety are a UK based H&S consultants providing workplace employee safety training and health and safety training as online e-learning courses and distance learning courses. Employee safety is an integral area of health and safety training and our health and safety consultancy is ideal to help companies with HSE legisla...

Workplace Environmental Training Courses

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
First Health and Safety are one of the UK’s leading providers of workplace environmental training courses delivering effective online e-learning H&S training courses and classroom based health safety courses. We are an ideal H&S consultancy who can help you achieve environment and H&S compliance and offer you general advic...

Workplace Training Consultants

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
First Health and Safety are one of the UK’s leading workplace training consultants. Our health and safety consultants provide high impact and effective H&S training courses online as e-learning training and in the classroom. We are an ideal choice to help companies with legal health and safety requirements to achieve compliance. Healt...

Effective Safety Training for the Workplace

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Online Safety for the Workplace First Health and Safety offer a comprehensive range of online e-learning health and safety training courses. Each course is well designed and extremely effective in delivering training in a structured learning environment. Our consultancy service is an ideal choice for companies who require help with health and s...

Workplace Safety Training Modules

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
E-Learning for the workplace Workplace safety training modules is a way of learning online.  Courses are readily available and are simple and easy to use. E-Learning lets you access pre-packaged training in your own time and allows you to work at your own pace. Online health and safety training modules are fast becoming a popular choi...

Workplace Training Courses in Health and Safety

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Workplace health and safety Courses Here at First Health & Safety we provide an extensive range of workplace training courses in health and safety. Our E-learning online courses are extremely effective and deliver high impact training on health and safety. Each covers a different subject matter on health and safety and provides all staff wi...

Workplace Health and Safety DVDs

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Effective workplace health and safety training videos First Health & Safety provide a comprehensive range of workplace health and safety DVDs for  induction training courses. Each DVD  is designed to deliver effective training to ensure that you are up to date with all the latest HSE guidelines and other legislation. Our workplac...

Workplace Health and Safety Videos

Added: Fri, 03 Feb 2012   Workplace Health and Safety
Bespoke workplace health and safety video – ideal for effective training… Are you complying with all the latest health and safety HSE legislation? First Health and Safety have a comprehensive range of online training courses which are ideal for induction training. We also produce bespoke workplace health and safety videos...

Fire Safety Training In the Work Place

Added: Wed, 14 Jul 2010   Workplace Health and Safety
One of the most important factors about health and safety in the workplace is the issue of fire safety training. This area is often neglected with many employers finding induction and regular work place evacuation procedures as a burden on the workplace. The reality in the long term is, should a fire break out in work place, all staff should ha...

Health and Safety Training E-Learning Options for Work

Added: Wed, 11 Feb 2009   Workplace Health and Safety
Sign Up for a Cost Effective  Workplace Training Solution If your business is in search of quality health and safety training courses that deliver not only a compliant result in health and safety but also excellent good value for money then you are more than likely to join the great numbers of individuals who are now moving to the web and ...

DSE Courses for Businesses Across the UK

Added: Wed, 17 Dec 2008   Health and Safety Industry
Delivering Excellence and Compliance at Affordable Prices Here at First Health and Safety we specialise in DSE courses and health and safety courses in a wide range of subjects including, fire training, office safety and manual handling training online or through arranged classroom training sessions. We run regular health and safety courses as ...

Workplace Health and Safety Training Records

Added: Thu, 11 Dec 2008   Workplace Health and Safety
Leading the Way in Providing Compliance Training for Companies in the UK First Health and Safety are the number one choice for providing courses on creating health and safety training records. Many of our clients are across the UK and we provide a range of health and safety courses on all aspects of H&S including H&S induction training...

Occupational Health and Safety Certificate

Added: Tue, 02 Dec 2008   Health and Safety Industry
The Complete Series of Compliant Courses First Health and Safety provide many UK companies with health and safety training. Each of our courses is fully approved by the HSE and at the end of the course each delegate receives an occupational health and safety certificate. We regularly run H&S courses in manual handling training, COSHH, lone ...

Health and Safety Training in the South

Added: Mon, 24 Nov 2008   Health and Safety Industry
Delivering Affordable Training Solutions to the UK Here at First Health and Safety we recognise that health and safety training is an integral part of training in organisations. We provide health and safety training solutions in the south of England for many companies. We provide H&S courses in display screen equipment, health and safety in...

Health and Safety Officer Training

Added: Mon, 17 Nov 2008   Health and Safety Industry
UK Compliance and Health and Safety Training For effective health and safety officer training and training in all areas of health and safety in the workplace contact First Health and Safety today. Each of our H&S courses are run at regular intervals and cover subjects including fire safety, manual handling training, lone working, working at...

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