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Do You Need Working at Height Training? What You Should Know

In this article, our health and safety team discusses when and why you’ll need working at heights training, as well as the best way to get certified.

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What is a Construction Phase Plan?

If you are involved in construction in any sort of way, you’ll likely hear the phrase ‘construction phase plan’ mentioned. In this blog, our experts outline what is required in a construction health and safety plan, who’s responsible for it, and what a construction phase plan should contain.

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How Long Does a Food Hygiene Certificate Last?

Keeping on top of food hygiene qualifications is important for those of you who work in catering or manage a kitchen. In this article, we answer commonly asked questions surrounding food hygiene certificates, including when they expire, if they should be renewed, what level of certification you need, and more.

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Is Equality and Diversity Training Mandatory?

We design the training we offer on diversity and equality to be informative and fun for all employees regardless of their role in the organisation. In this course, participants learn about nine protected characteristics that people may encounter at work.

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The 4 Key Areas Of Manual Handling You Should Be Aware Of

Any task in which one or more employees need to move or support a load manually is considered manual handling. A load like this can lead to injuries, especially back injuries and, as such, employers must make every effort to reduce the risk of workplace injuries.

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What are the Benefits of First Aid at Work Training?

First aid training is the best way to ensure your staff stays safe within the workplace, but it can bring a number of surprising other benefits to your team too. In this article, we discuss how first aid can create a positive workplace culture, build leadership key skills, and more.

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What Are The Basic Food Hygiene Rules?

To ensure you stay within the legal guidelines in a kitchen, you must be following certain food hygiene rules. In this article, we explain the rules you should follow, the consequences if you don’t follow food hygiene regulations, and how you can get qualified in Food Hygiene Level 2. 

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Do You Legally Have to Have a First Aider at Work?

Ensuring you keep your staff safe within the workplace is a legal requirement, but do you need a qualified first aider? In this article, we will explore the recommendations for the number of first aiders you should have in the workplace, and where you could get first aid training for your employees.

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What Does Asbestos Awareness Training Teach You?

Asbestos still kills around 5,000 workers each year, which is more than the number of people killed on the road. This article highlights the importance of asbestos awareness training, why asbestos is so dangerous, and how you can ensure your workers remain as safe as possible.

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What is Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Training?

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (DEI) training is becoming a permanent fixture in the modern workplace and it is a proactive means to educate employers and employees on the best practices to achieve a fair and just working environment.

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