20th July 2017

Lorry Loader (HIAB) FAQ

What is a lorry loader? A lorry loader is a piece of heavy machinery that uses hydraulic attachments to pick up and deposit material onto a long bed at the rear of the vehicle. What is a lorry loader used for? The loading and unloading of the lorry is a swift process which helps minimise […]

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19th June 2017

How Health and Safety Trainers Can Help People With Learning Difficulties

The accessibility of health and safety training is one of its main positives, with courses being available for people of ranging skill and experience levels. However, a benefit of such training that often goes under the radar is the ways it can positively impact people with learning difficulties. The various types and levels to learning […]

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26th April 2017

How to Find a Job in the North East

Finding a job anywhere can be a difficult, daunting and stressful experience, especially if you don’t have the first clue where to start. However, there are companies, schemes and centres that are designed specifically to help people find employment in their local area and beyond, and once you are aware of what they are and […]

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6th April 2017

SFA Learner Survey Results

Recently, we have received the results of our learner surveys that we have conducted with the people who have taken part in our courses. The Skills Funding Agency has delivered this feedback to us, and we are very happy to finally be able to share the results. When asked how satisfied they were with the […]

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17th February 2017

Do you know your Health & Safety signs?

If you’ve got a score that could be improved on, or if you’ve perfected our quiz, why not share it with your friends and colleagues to see if they can beat you (unless you’ve perfected the quiz, in which case they won’t be able to).

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3rd February 2017

Survey suggests that 60% of employees don’t fully adhere to health and safety practices

Health and safety is a crucial component of every single workplace. Or, at least, it should be. Recent studies have shown that as much as 60% of employees don’t fully adhere to the health and safety rules and regulations in their workplace, and 33% don’t think their workplace has any health and safety rules whatsoever.

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23rd December 2016

The Importance of Communication at Work

An often-overlooked but crucial part of any effective workplace is communication. It should be ever-present in any working environment, whether it be an office or a construction site. Communication aids productivity, health and safety and happy employees, all of which are important if a business is to thrive. But how do you ensure healthy communication […]

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8th December 2016

Know Your Health & Safety Signs

It is important that you and your staff are knowledgeable of the various safety signs that can be found around the workplace. By being able to act safely and follow safety precautions in a building, the risk of harm can be significantly reduced.   These are prohibition safety signs, either circular with a cross through […]

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24th October 2016

Training at Your Place or Ours?

If you want to receive comprehensive and effective training on a huge range of vehicles, then Health and Safety Training are the company for you. As the leading provider of health and safety training courses in the North East, we are proud to be able to cater for a wide range of requirements and skill […]

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18th July 2016

The Top 5 Most Common Forklift Mistakes Made by Operators

Even the best forklift operators make mistakes. From forgetting to check the battery and finding it flat, to something more serious, such as misjudging the angle of a corner and crashing or tipping the truck. Most forklift accidents can be avoided by following the basic rules and regulations and using a little common sense – […]

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