Tag: Health and Safety Courses

Construction Health & Safety

A construction company and its managing director have been sentenced after poor safety conditions at a building site were found to be dangerous. The court heard how HSE inspectors had visited the site in Sherborne Gardens, London, following an incident in January 2017, where they found evidence of...

Construction Safety

IOSH Managing Safely

Making health and safety a top priority is now a primary objective for many businesses, not only if you’re in hazardous fields such as agriculture, building, construction and engineering, but even in occupations that are generally considered low-risk, such as banking, finance or real estate....

IOSH Managing Safely

What is IOSH Training?

So what is IOSH training? If you’ve ever asked yourself this, don’t worry, you’re far from alone. On average the question is searched over 90,000 times on Google each month, that’s over a million people every year! Without further ado, this blog will answer that question before...

What is IOSH

Clinical Moving and Handling

Know How Training now offer a Clinical Moving and Handling course to complement our existing range of health and safety and staff development training courses. Designed to comply with the Manual Handling Regulations (1992) for people in a care setting, the course is split into 2 parts. The first...

Clinical Handling

IOSH Safety Courses

Know How Training now offer two IOSH health and safety training courses, IOSH Working Safely and IOSH Managing Safely. IOSH Managing Safely is a course for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. The course is designed to give managers all they need to know to help them handle...

IOSH Safety Courses

Myth Busters Challenge Panel

Health and Safety is often incorrectly used as a convenient excuse to stop sensible activities going ahead. So much so, the Health and Safety Executive has recently set up an independent panel to scrutinize such decisions. The Myth Busters Challenge Panel will look into complaints regarding the advice...

Myth Busters

New Food Safety Courses

Know How Training now offer six new food safety courses to complement our existing range of health and safety training courses. These courses provide a thorough understanding of food safety procedures, emphasising the importance of monitoring staff, controls and systems.

Food Safety Courses

Ridiculous Health and Safety

Ten of the most ridiculous health and safety excuses of 2012 were exposed by a regulator today. Bans on yo-yos in playgrounds, knives in kitchens and kettles in offices have all been wrongly blamed on workplace safety laws this year. Analysis of cases shows that 38 were down to jobsworths making...

Ridiculous Excuses

PAT Testing FAQs

There are many common myths about portable appliance testing (PAT). PAT testing is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be...

PAT Testing

Food Law Inspections

If you run a business that makes or prepares food, it will be inspected to make sure you are following food law. The inspectors will be enforcement officers from your local authority. This brief guide explains what inspections might involve and the action that inspectors can take.

Food Law

Printing Company Fined

One of the UK’s leading printing groups has been fined £112,500 after a maintenance engineer was crushed to death in a printing press. Mr Ebbs was working the night shift at the plant in Peterborough in October 2008 when an automated process preparing the presses for a new print run came to...

Worker Death

First Aid Arrangements

You must have first aid arrangements in your workplace. You are responsible for making sure that your employees receive immediate attention if they are taken ill or are injured at work. Accidents and illness can happen at any time and first aid can save lives and prevent minor injuries from becoming...

Arrange First Aid

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