Tag: Coronavirus

Week Commencing 23/11/2020 – In The News

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Black Friday Sale! WA Management are pleased to announce we are currently offering 30% off all our online training courses as part of our Black Friday Deal! Getting a whole team or company together for a training day is never easy but it is especially difficult in current times. Our E-learning courses provimentde easy and accessible training […]

Week Commencing 16/11/2020 – In The News

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Moderna Covid Vaccine Shows Nearly 95% Protection A new vaccine that protects against Covid-19 is nearly 95% effective, early data from US company Moderna shows. The results come hot on the heels of similar results from Pfizer, and add to growing confidence that vaccines can help end the pandemic. The trial involved 30,000 people in […]

Week Commencing 09/11/2020 – In The News

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine found to be 90% effective The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in preventing people from getting the virus. Phase 3 of Pfizer’s trial involved 43,538 participants from six countries. They received two doses of either the immunisation or a placebo, with 90% […]

Week Commencing 02/11/2020 – In The News

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New Hazard of the Month! WA Management’s new Hazard of the Month for November is ‘Driving’! This month we will be keeping you safe on the roads, especially with the darker and colder nights this autumn. In addition to tailored blog posts in relation to the hazard, we also have 10% off our ‘Driving Safely‘ […]

Week Commencing 26/10/2020 – In The News

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Staying Safe this Halloween! Although Halloween may seem a bit different this year, it is more important than ever to have a safe (but spooky!) Halloween. In terms of COVID-specific safety measures, you should make sure that if you and your child do go trick or treating (depending on your local area’s COVID restrictions) you: Observe […]

Week Commencing 19/10/2020 – In The News

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IOSH Leading Safely Courses Running Soon! WA Management are pleased to announce we will soon be running an IOSH Leading Safely training course, both in-person and remotely! The Leading Safely course gives anyone with leadership responsibility the practical knowledge and the strategic solutions for sustainable business advantage through good safety and health practice. Keep an […]

Week Commencing 12/10/2020 – In The News

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New Research Blog Posted! We have published a new research blog on our blog as part of our Hazard of the Month, Machinery Failure! This blog post focuses on the HSE’s stance on keeping your equipment maintenance and testing up-to-date during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the importance of this. For this month only, […]

Preventing Machinery Failure

The Effect of Coronavirus on Equipment Testing and Examination During the coronavirus pandemic, the HSE has made it clear they understand businesses may find it difficult to carry out their legal duty to do thorough examination and testing of equipment. It may be difficult to complete thorough examination and testing on time during the pandemic […]

Week Commencing 05/10/2020 – In The News

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Asbestos Training in the Construction Industry Sinks to 5 Year Low The coronavirus pandemic has seen the numbers of workers undertaking asbestos training drop by over 66%. Despite the re-opening of construction sites in May, the number of workers undertaking asbestos training courses continues to remain well below average and are at their lowest level […]

Understanding When to Self-Isolate During COVID-19

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With more and more guidance coming into place to manage the spread of COVID-19, it can be confusing trying to make sense of it all. This is especially the case when understanding when it is necessary to self-isolate and for how long as it can vary with each situation. As a result, WA Management have […]