Information on our Health and Safety courses

Accident Investigation and Reporting
  • Course Duration:  Half Day (3.5hrs)
  • Open Course Price:  £75.00 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3 years)

Who should attend this course
Line managers, supervisors, safety representatives – and anyone with the responsibility for investigating accidents


Course Content

  • Overview of health and safety legislation
  • Principles of accident investigation
  • Benefits of accident prevention
  • Basic concepts of human factors
  • Accident reporting and scope of investigation
  • Accident investigation techniques
  • Stages of accident investigation
  • Practical exercises and case study.
Abrasive Wheels
  • Course Duration:  Half Day (3.5hrs)
  • Open Course Price:  £75.00 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training   (valid for 3  years)


Who should attend this course
Persons who operate angle grinders, cut off saws, bench grinders and bench top cut off saws.

Course Content

  • Overview of health and safety legislation
  • Precautions against hazards and risk control measures including contact, wheel burst, noise, respiratory and HAVS
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Types of abrasive wheel machines and their safe use.
    Resin & vitrified bonded abrasive wheel selection, marking, identification and inspection – types 1, 27, 41 & 42 (including practical exercise)
  • Correct use, setting, adjustment and inspection of flanges, guards and accessories
  • Pre-use machine safety checks (including non-live practical exercise)
  • How to mount of abrasive wheels on angle grinders, chop saws, disc cutters, bench and pedestal grinders (including practical  demonstration)
  • How to true, dress and balance vitrified abrasive wheels on bench and pedestal grinders
  • Safe Working Practice
  • Written Assessment
Asbestos Awareness IATP
  • Course Duration:  Half Day (3.5hrs)
  • Open Course Price:  £75.00 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved by: Independent Asbestos Training Providers ( IATP)
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course


Any persons who may disturb Asbestos such as General maintenance workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Joiners, Painters and Decorators, Plasterers, Construction workers, Roofers, Shop fitters, Gas fitters, Heating and ventilation engineers, Demolition workers,  Telecommunication engineers, Fire/burglar alarm installers, Computer and data installers, Architects and Building surveyors

Course Content

  • Overview of health and safety legislation
  • The properties of asbestos
  • Safe working practices
  • Emergency procedures
  • Hygiene requirements
  • Decontamination procedures
  • Waste handling procedures
  • Medical examination requirements
  • Control limits and the need for air monitoring
Asbestos Awareness NON-Licence IATP
  • Course Duration:  1 Day
  • Open Course Price:  £125.00 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved by: Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP)
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years) It is recommended that candidates do a yearly refresher

Who Should attend this course

Any persons who are required to disturb Asbestos materials which does not require a licence such as General maintenance workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Joiners, Painters and Decorators, Plasterers, Construction workers, Roofers, Shop fitters, Gas fitters, Heating and ventilation engineers, Demolition workers, Telecommunication engineers, Fire/burglar alarm installers, Computer and data installers, Architects and Building surveyors

Course Content

  • Overview of health and safety legislation
  • Safe Use of PPE
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Specific training in HSE guidance document HSG:210
  • Avoid exposure,
  • Control Measures
  • Personal decontamination
  • Waste Handling
  • Transportation
  • Disposal
Basic Scaffold Inspection
  • Course Duration:  2 Days
  • Open Course Price:  £250 + vat per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 8
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & Practical Session
  • Prerequisite:  Experienced site Supervisors and Managers
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Experienced site Supervisors and Managers who are responsible for inspecting and checking non-designed Basic scaffolds for their safe use, and for signing registers in accordance with statutory To understand scaffold components and their uses, scaffold construction, inspection procedures of basic access scaffolds to comply with current legislation and code of practice

Course Contents

  • Regulations
  • Identification of different types of scaffold
  • Methods of construction
  • Regulations & recommendations
  • Independent, birdcage, putlogs, towers, system Scaffolds
  • Fans, gin wheels, scaffold ties
  • Inspection of boards, fittings and tubes
  • Identifying faults
  • Scaff tags and recording
  • Practical scaffold inspections
Cat and Genny (cable avoidance tool & signal generator)
  • Course Duration:  Half Day 3.5hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  •  Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & Practical Training
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any persons involved in excavation work including excavation operators, utilities personnel and supervisors and managers.

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Safe systems of work
  • Theory of electromagnet location benefits & limitations
  • Introduction to the CAT & Signal generator
  • Care, maintenance & testing
  • Practical use
Confined Space Entry
  • Course Duration:  2 Days
  • Open Course Price:  £200 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & Practical Training
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any persons who are required to manage any chamber, tank, vat, silo, pit, trench, pipe, flue, sewer, well or
any other place by its confined nature, there arises a reasonably foreseeable risk

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Hazards with confined spaces
  • Foreseeable risks
  • Atmospheric testing & monitoring
  • Safe systems of work
  • Intrinsic safety
  • Harness selection, inspection, fitting and use
  • Use of tripod & winch
  • Safety lines and rescue knots
  • Risk assessment
  • Entry permits
  • Escape breathing apparatus sets
  • Liaising with emergency services
COSHH
  • Course Duration:  4 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Anyone requiring an understanding of how to carry out an assessment in the use and storage of Hazardous substances.

Course Contents

  • What are hazardous substances
  • When are they hazardous
  • Routes of entry
  • COSHH legislation
  • Hazard symbols
  • COSHH Assessment
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Codes of practice
  • Recording the results
Counter Balance Forklift Truck
  • Course Duration:  1-3 days
  • Open Course Price:  £130 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 3
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & Practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  experience on the use of a Counter Balance forklift
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any persons who have been nominated to operate a counterbalance forklift truck as part of their working routine to provide participants with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to safely operate rider operated lift trucks to the manufacturer’s instructions and approved code of practice as recommended in the ACOP L117

Course Contents

  • Legislation
  • Definitions
  • ACOP L117 & HSG 6
  • Types of forklift trucks
  • Terminology of controls
  • Capacity plates
  • Safe systems of work
  • Daily & Weekly checks
  • Safe operation & operating techniques
  • Stability & tip over
Face Fit Testing
  • Course Duration:  20 mins per person
  • Open Course Price:  £35 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 20
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Practical test to ensure the correct fit and maximum efficiency of any respirator to establish there is no ingress by external contaminates.
  • Certification: Each successful test will be certified detailing make, model, type and size of respirator fitted to each candidate

Why Perform Qualitative Face Fitting Test?
If you provide respiratory protective equipment (RPE) to your employees, then it is essential that you have documentary evidence to show the RPE fits the wearer.
By subjecting each wearer to a face-fit test you can be sure that your organisation is fulfilling the requirements laid out in the Health & Safety Executives (HSE) guidance and the statutory duties placed upon you under regulations such as the COSHH Regulations 2002.

Fire Site Safety 
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Under government legislation, all employees are required to take adequate fire safety training, regardless of the industry they work in.

Course Content

  • What is Fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • Smoke and fire spread
  • how to eliminate or minimise this risk of Fire
  • Classes of fire
  • Classes of extinguishers
  • Fire Scotland Act
  • Selecting the correct extinguisher
  • How to use various types of extinguisher
  • How to inspect an extinguisher
Fire Warden
  • Course Duration:  4 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
All persons at work who have been nominated in the role of fire Warden/Marshall

Course Contents

  • Role of the fire Warden/Marshall
  • Evacuating a building
  • Fire safety signs and alarms
  • Fire safety checks
  • Role call
  • What is fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • Smoke and fire spread
  • Classes of fire
  • Classes of extinguishers
  • Fire Scotland Act
  • Selecting the correct extinguisher
  • How to use various types of extinguisher
  • Liaising with emergency services
  • Assessment questionnaire
Hand & Arm Vibration (HAVs)
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
To provide training and information for persons who are or may be exposed to vibration during their working day from using Hand held power tools to make them aware of the possible side effects on their circulatory system.

Course Contents

  • What is HAVS
  • When is vibration hazardous
  • Health effects of vibration
  • Symptoms
  • Jobs and tools that produce a risk
  • Measuring vibration
  • Assessing the risks
  • Estimating exposure
  • Controlling the risk
  • Health Surveillance
Harness Inspection and Use
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
To provide training and information for persons who are required to wear a body harness, in the section of harness and lanyard, pre use inspection and correct fitting.

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Work at height
  • Standards
  • Harness and lanyard inspection
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Donning harnesses
  • Anchor points
  • Types of lanyards
  • Safe use
  • Care of the equipment
  • Recording
  • Rescue Planning
Ladder Safety
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any person who uses ladders and or stepladders at work to gain access for limited periods of time

Course Contents

  • When Ladders are appropriate to use
  • Ladder checks
  • Stepladder Checks
  • Bad practice and falls
  • Ladder types and classifications
  • Safe Use
  • Transporting
  • Inspection
  • Erection/footing/lashing
  • Using stand off’s
  • Maintenance and storage
Manual Handling
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any persons who are required to manually handle any object from building materials on site, to reams of paper in an office environment.

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Manual handling accidents & statistics
  • Common injuries
  • Costs
  • Assessment
  • Loads
  • Individual capability
  • Task
  • Environment
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Manual handling equipment
Method Statement and Risk Assessment
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is aimed at managers, supervisors, safety representatives or any other person with the responsibility of documenting risk assessments and method statements.

Course Contents

  • Overview of relevant legislation to include sections of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Risk Assessment and examples
  • Documenting method statements from risk assessments
  • Practical exercises
MEWPS 3a & 3b
  • Course Duration: Full Day
  • Open Course Price: £250.00 +VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 4
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory with Practical
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Paper and Practical
  • Certification: Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training from a worldwide awarding body and photo ID card (valid for 3 years)

Who should attend this course
This course is designed for anyone on mobile operators, demonstrators, installers, advanced installers and instructors.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • MEWPS categories
  • Structural parts
  • Regulation and guidance
  • Pre-use inspection/handovers
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test
  • Practical training
MEWPS 3a or 3b
  • Course Duration: Full Day
  • Open Course Price: Price on POA
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 6
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory with Practical
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Paper and Practical
  • Certification: Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training from a worldwide awarding body and photo ID card (valid for 3 years)

Who should attend this course
This course is designed for anyone on mobile operators, demonstrators, installers, advanced installers and instructors.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • MEWPS categories
  • Structural parts
  • Regulation and guidance
  • Pre-use inspection/handovers
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test
  • Practical training
Office Safety 
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is aimed at any employees working in an office environment to make them aware of the different types of hazards which often lead to accidents in an office environment and to suggest means of preventing them.
                                      
 Course Contents

  • Health and Safety in the Office
  • Work space
  • Flooring and stairs
  • Lighting, temperature, ventilation
  • Portable electrical equipment
  • Shelving/storage/other work equipment
  • Accidents/manual handling/fire
  • Display screen equipment
  • Ergonomics
PAT Testing
  • Course Duration:  Full Day
  • Open Course Price:  £125.00 +VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory and Practical
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who should attend this course
This is  a one day course  specifically designed for the individuals who are going to be responsible for carrying out the PAT Testing.

Course Content

  • Legislation (HASAW, PUWER, Electricity at Work)
  • IEE code of practice
  • Classes of electrical equipment
  • Types of test
  • Methods of testing
  • In service testing
  • Combined inspection & testing
  • Recording of testing
  • Frequency of testing
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Practical assessment
  • Written assessment
Power Tool Safety
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
The course is aimed anyone who is required to use Power tools during the course of their work, to ensure safe use and thus preventing injury

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation applicable to power tools
  • Pre use inspection of tools
  • General safety precautions
  • Hand arm vibration
  • Accessories and attachments
  • Particular tools (specified by client)
  • Grinders, drills, saws, etc
Sites Banksman
  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £75 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & Practical Session
  • Prerequisite:  Experienced site Supervisors and Managers
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any persons who are required to carry out banksman duties safely on construction sites this course will provide participants the underpinning knowledge and skills to safely and successfully marshal vehicles by using nationally recognised signals from HSE Publication L64

Course Contents

  • Codes of Signals & verbal communication
  • Management of vehicles through risk assessment
  • Identifying the Hazards & considerations for vehicle movements
  • When reversing cannot be avoided
  • Traffic routes & vehicles and their loads
  • Example site traffic management plan
  • Banksman duties and recognised signals
  • Radio communications and practical radio use
  • Safe working practices checklist

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