Category: Safety Spotlight

Spotlight on two health and safety subjects and their relevant courses which will be discounted for the HOM.

Safety Spotlight – Fire Safety & Fire Wardens

As part of November’s Hazard of the Month, Fire, we’re highlighting two key areas: Fire Safety and Fire Wardens. Fire Safety Work involving flammable substances like gases, vapours, mists, or combustible dusts can lead to fires or explosions if mixed with air and ignited. These incidents can cause severe damage to lives, property, the environment, and […]

Safety Spotlight – Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling & Working at Height

As part of October’s Hazard of the Month, Construction, we’re highlighting three key areas: Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling & Working at Height. Asbestos Awareness There are three levels of asbestos training, dependent on the extent with which a worker will interact with asbestos. These are: Asbestos awareness Non-licensable work with asbestos including NNLW Licensable work with […]

Safety Spotlight – Display Screen Equipment and Lone Working

As part of September’s Hazard of the Month, Display Screen Equipment, we’re highlighting two key areas: Display Screen Equipment and Lone Working. Display Screen Equipment For any workers that use display screen equipment daily, continuously for an hour or longer, and as part of their regular role, employers must undertake a workstation assessment as per the […]

Safety Spotlight: Driving Safely Awareness & Mindfulness

As part of August’s Hazard of the Month, Driving, we’re highlighting two key areas: Driving Safely Awareness & Mindfulness. Driving Safely Driving for work, whether on site or on public roads, is one of the most dangerous tasks a worker can undertake. Employers must manage the health and safety risks to any workers who drive as […]

Safety Spotlight: Alcohol and Drugs Awareness & Legionella

As part of July’s Hazard of the Month, Weather, we’re highlighting two key areas: Alcohol and Drug Awareness & Legionella. Alcohol and Drug Awareness During the summer months, it is often observed that there is an increased alcohol and recreational drug use. There are a number of reasons this could be – including more opportunities (such […]

Safety Spotlight: Environmental Awareness & Resource Efficiency

As part of June’s Hazard of the Month, Carbon Emissions, we’re highlighting two key areas: Environmental Awareness and Resource Efficiency. Environmental Awareness Proof of environmental training is becoming increasingly in-demand by principal contractors and SSIPs, as environmental issues take a more prominent place in the selection of suppliers and contractors, and the planning of works. The built environment currently accounts […]

Safety Spotlight: Managing Health and Safety, Mental Health Awareness & Stress Awareness

As part of May’s Hazard of the Month, Welfare, we’re highlighting three key areas: Managing Health and Safety, Mental Health Awareness & Stress Awareness. Managing Health and Safety Employers are responsibly for managing health and safety within their business, including managing risks and protecting your workers and anyone else involved in your business from harm. […]

Safety Spotlight: Asbestos Awareness & COSHH

As part of April’s Hazard of the Month, Hazardous Substances, we’re highlighting two key areas: Asbestos Awareness and Control of Hazardous Substances (COSHH). Asbestos Awareness Employers must ensure that anyone who may disturb asbestos during their normal work, or anyone who supervises them, receives the correct level of information, instruction and training to enable them to work safely. There […]

Safety Spotlight: Hand Arm Vibration & Noise at Work

As part of February’s Hazard of the Month, Occupational Health, we’re highlighting two key areas: Hand Arm Vibration and Noise at Work. Hand Arm Vibration Hand arm vibration is a condition caused by the use of hand-held power tools, and can cause significant and disabling damage – with nearly 2 million people at risk of ill health, including loss of grip […]

Safety Spotlight: Business Communication & Code of Conduct

As part of January’s Hazard of the Month, Training, we’re highlighting two key areas: Business Communication and Code of Conduct. Business Communication Proper business communication is essential for success in the workplace – whether you’re communicating with members of your organisation or external customers or companies, being able to communicate effectively and convey your thoughts and ideas clearly is […]