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A person wearing WAH equipment climbing a ladder
October 29, 2020

Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries in the UK, accounting for around a quarter of workplace deaths and thousands of the major injuries reported each year.

Two people in Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
October 26, 2020

It is an employer’s responsibility to control substances hazardous to health in their workplace and to prevent and adequately control exposure of staff to these substances.

Renewing Certificates & Tickets (COVID-19)
October 19, 2020

Many health and safety awarding bodies have extended their certification (tickets) renewal terms because of coronavirus (COVID-19). We list the renewal terms and dates by awarding body below:

Chilean mine rescue by kind permission of Gobierno de Chile / CC
October 13, 2020

October 13th 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the successful rescue of 33 miners from the San Jose copper mine in Chile, where they had been trapped for 69 days.  The longest underground entrapment in history.

An MRS Training & Rescue instructor teaching in COVID-19 PPE
September 30, 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic took over our lives, we have all been much more aware of the importance of adhering to strict hygiene measures and social distancing.

COVID-19: Changes to Risk Assessments
September 17, 2020

COVID-19 is a worldwide pandemic and continues to be a public health emergency. As lockdown measures ease, businesses are starting to return to work, thinking about the risks coronavirus brings to the workplace and how they can be controlled.

Knockshinnoch Colliery Disaster Collapse
September 7, 2020

The 7th September 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery Disaster.

How COVID-19 has changed training - Survey results
August 27, 2020

We surveyed MRS Training & Rescue customers to find out how COVID-19 (Coronavirus) affected their business, employees, and training plans.  

Face Protection & Face Fit Requirements Explained
August 25, 2020

Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is used to provide protection to those who work in hazardous environments (such as a confined space) or with hazardous substances. 

Working on wind turbines
August 11, 2020

Wind power is nothing new – and today, wind energy is a growing source of renewable energy across the world.

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