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Level 1 Award ONLY £150.00 (Tuesdays & Saturdays)

We are offering the Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in the Construction Environment for £125 (+vat). This route takes typically less than 7 days: 1 day to complete the training and only 5 working days for your certificate to arrive!     How does it work? The two items you NOW need to gain [...]

CITB 1 day H&S Awareness Certificate – £150.00

CITB Approved 1 day H&S Awareness Certificate for the NEW LABOURERS card  - ONLY £150.00 FROM 1ST JULY EXISTING GREEN & BLUE CARD HOLDERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON A UKCG SITE WITHOUT THE 1 DAY CITB APPROVED CERTIFICATE! http://www.ukcg.org.uk/fileadmin/clients/UKCG/document/health-and-safety/2013.02.14_UKCG_HS_Training_Standard.pdf The new card scheme is here for Labourers – make sure you have the right [...]

Business face huge health and safety costs.

HSE Fee For Intervention (FFI) HSEs new cost recovery scheme, Fee for Intervention (FFI), will come into force on Monday, 1st October 2012. Businesses across Britain must get compliant with health & safety law or face potentially hefty costs. The FFI scheme will see fees introduced if you are breaking health and safety laws and cover several [...]

Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

  The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012  came into force on 6 April 2012, updating previous asbestos regulations to take account of the European Commission’s view that the UK had not fully implemented the EU Directive on exposure to asbestos (Directive 2009/148/EC). In practice the changes are fairly limited. They mean that some types of non-licensed work [...]

RIDDOR 1995 Changes on 6 April 2012

As of 6 April 2012, RIDDOR’s over-three-day injury reporting requirement has changed. The trigger point has increased from over three days’ to over seven days’ incapacitation (not counting the day on which the accident happened). Incapacitation means that the worker is absent or is unable to do work that they would reasonably be expected to do as [...]