Sometimes there’s just not enough time to read about everything. Luckily, our Training in a Nutshell articles are here to help. Each guide comes with a strict 300 word limit! Quick facts and key benefits, so you’ve got all you need to know to find the right course for you and your business. This time, we take a look at one of our most popular one day courses.
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In our new series of blogs, we take a bitesize look at a number of the training courses RoSPA offers. Quick facts and key benefits, so you’ve got all you need to know to find the right course for you and your business.
What’s more, all of our “Training in a nutshell” guides come with a strict 300 word limit!
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have released their latest statistics on workplace safety, and they make for sobering reading. It’s clear that injuries and illnesses in the workplace are still a major issue in the UK. Our handy infographic gives you all the key facts and figures:
You can read the full statistics HERE
You can now check out our full of range of 2017 training courses HERE
The construction sector accounts for just 5% of employees in Britain, yet it accounts for 27% of all fatal injuries to employees, many of which result from falls. However, it’s not just construction workers who are at risk when working at height… In fact, working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries full-stop, with common cases including falls from ladders or through fragile roofs. That’s why this year’s #OSHtober is focussed on working at height and raising awareness of the dangers. (more…)
A while ago, we wrote a blog that covered off the important issue of ‘What is a Risk assessment?’, now we’re going to take that a step further and look at the process of carrying out risk assessments. The importance of risk assessment training cannot be overstated, it is a fundamental aspect of a strong health and safety system. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be complicated, so we’ve broken it down into a few simple steps.
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He’s one of the most famous and celebrated actors of all time, he was an idol to millions and has an instantly recognisable voice. However, what you may not know about Hollywood legend Cary Grant is that he can teach us a lot about risk assessments!
That’s right, there’s a direct link between the man christened Archibald Leach and your legal duty to carry out ‘suitable and sufficient’ health and safety risk assessments. More precisely, one scene provides the link…