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Injuries whilst working at height
November 18, 2019

Working at height is still the largest contributor to major injuries and fatalities to workers in the UK – across all industries.

What is working at height?

Rescue Teams
October 24, 2019

Locals in Dinas Rhondda – refer to the MRS Training & Rescue centre in the village as the ‘Mines Rescue Station’.

Working safely at height
September 27, 2019

Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries. Therefore it’s vital that anyone working at height has the right training and skills to stay safe.

Confined space training
September 11, 2019

For over 100 years, MRS Training & Rescue (formerly Mines Rescue Service) has provided emergency rescue services for those working in mines.

A confined space with a specified risk
September 2, 2019

Confined spaces have the potential to become dangerous places to work in, and it is important that anyone working in a confined space understands possible hazards that could arise.

A confined space is defined as:

Tunnel Training & Qualifications in the UK
August 20, 2019

There are thousands of tunnels in the UK, with more being built each year. The majority of tunnels are used for transport and utilities, but some man made, and natural tunnels are also found under construction and refurbishment sites.

Three men in a confined space with gas., wearing orange overalls and green helmets, carrying  safety equipment and saving a man who’s on the floor in recovery apparatus
August 15, 2019

Working in confined spaces is dangerous and is not to be taken lightly.

MRS Training team undertaking a confined space risk assessment
June 18, 2019

As per Regulation 4 of the Confined Spaces Regulation 1997 – entering a confined space should be avoided, where possible. If entry can’t be avoided – then it is necessary to put a safety system of work in place.

working safely on a mobile access tower
June 10, 2019

Working on aluminium mobile towers is becoming more and more popular in industry, as a safer way of working and avoiding injury.

Training on new GWO facility at Knottingley
June 3, 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have invested in a new wind turbine training rig, so we are able to support and provide courses to the renewable industry in Yorkshire and the Humber region.

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