News

18th March 2020

Coronavirus Update

With regards to the evolving coronavirus situation, the team here at HST Ltd are keen to reassure our customers that we remain open for business and we are still delivering training courses at both our Billingham and Newcastle training centres, and on our customers’ sites (where permitted). We are having to make some changes in […]

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4th February 2020

A Guide to the Correct Monitor Position

Whether you’re a student, an office worker or an avid gamer, it’s not uncommon to spend hours a at a time sat at a desk with a monitor in front of us. While these extended periods of sitting aren’t good for us, they’re made even worse when our neck and shoulders are strained due to […]

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18th December 2019

PG CPR: A free, easy-to-use CPR & first aid app

At Health & Safety Training we’re always looking to support local businesses who want to make a difference in our industry, which is why we want to put a spotlight on PG CPR – a free, easy-to-use app which provides CPR and first aid guidance. The app itself was inspired by Paul Gardner, who died […]

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4th December 2019

Common Causes of Fire in the Workplace

Workplace fires are, unfortunately, all too common. In fact, there are still around 16,000 commercial fires every year here in the UK, despite the fact that fire safety regulations have tightened. To raise awareness of this, this month, we will be looking at common causes of fire in the workplace. Faulty Electrical Equipment Causes Fire […]

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4th November 2019

Manual Handling Quiz

  If you’ve got a score that could be improved on, get in touch with the friendly team at Health & Safety Training Ltd today to look into what safety courses we can provide for you. Or, if you’ve perfected our quiz, why not share it with friends and colleagues to see who has the […]

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1st November 2019

Construction Tools and Hearing Damage

If you work in the construction industry, you’ll be aware of how noisy it is. From drills and saws to lorries and blasters, there really is no escaping it. However, did you know just how dangerous this noise can be? Each year, over 1 million workers are exposed to noise which has the capacity to […]

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1st October 2019

Manual Handling Techniques

Manual Handling Techniques An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – it’s a hackneyed old saying, but it’s true, especially with respect to manual handling accidents. Whether it’s pushing, pulling or lifting, manual handling accidents account for over a third of all reported workplace accidents here in the UK, so it’s certainly […]

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6th September 2019

HSE Fatality Figures Released: The Importance of Workplace Injury Prevention

With HSE recently releasing their annual workplace fatality figures, the team here at Health & Safety Training felt this was a good opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come in terms of reducing workplace fatalities, and what we can do to continue emphasising the importance of workplace injury prevention.  The positive impact of health […]

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8th July 2019

Health & Safety Training Ltd’s Newcastle training centre extension

Health & Safety Training are proud to announce the opening of our brand new extension to our Newcastle Training Centre. While our training centre was already the site of countless training courses, this extension allows us to offer even more accredited training courses to even more candidates in the North East. 

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31st May 2019

Asbestos FAQs

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25th March 2019

Why There’s No Such Thing as a Forklift Licence

As operating a forklift requires such care and extensive knowledge of various components, from the forklift truck itself to the loads it carries, you’d think that a licence would be required to operate the vehicle. However, this is actually not the case; forklift licences don’t exist. But why is this and how do we know […]

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15th March 2019

Get a Job With Free Warehouse & Storage Training

The saturation of the job market inevitably means competition will be high when applying for jobs and going for interviews. The logistics industry is full of people seeking employment, and with such large amounts of potential employees, it can pay to have an extra qualification to help you stand out. Prove your skills Firstly, having […]

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13th December 2018

Health & Safety Training Ltd Expands Operation with New Teesside Training Centres

Established in Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, Durham and Northumberland and working with over 1,500 companies in the North East of England, Health & Safety Training Ltd have expanded our operation as we look to help the unemployed people of Teesside. We are now able to offer fully funded training including forklift trucks, cherry pickers & […]

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10th September 2018

Forklift FAQs

There are many facets of forklift training and operation that need to be taken into consideration by businesses, managers and operators alike. Health and Safety Training offer forklift training courses for companies and individual candidates in the North East area. We’re accredited by NPORS and RTITB, and all our training is approved by the HSE. […]

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22nd June 2018

Peter’s Cherry Picker Experience

Health & Safety Training Ltd were very happy to welcome Peter to our Benton training centre for his 21st birthday. Peter has cerebral palsy which limits his mobility, but it hasn’t limited his love for all things on wheels, from cars to lorries, and his knowledge of the makes and models of cars would put […]

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4th May 2018

Agricultural Safety: Avoiding Accidents and Emergencies with Farming

Operating agricultural machinery needs a level of expertise that can only be reached through training and practice. However, even for the most experienced of operators, the risk of injury is always apparent, and the very nature of agricultural machinery means that possible injuries can be extremely severe or even fatal. Safety at work is imperative […]

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