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Volunteers from Spirit of Christmas charity
November 19, 2020

Spirit of Christmas was set up in 2008 by MRS Training & Rescue’s Lead IQA Ronnie Munro and his wife Diane, to provide family Christmas parties for local socially and economically disadvantaged families.

Health and safety statistics for the construction industry
November 17, 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently published its Construction Statistics in Great Britain, 2020.

Utility Week Live Online Banner
November 11, 2020

Utility Week Live is one of the biggest events in the water industry calendar and a place where the key players, from water companies to industry experts, all meet annually.

we are open
November 5, 2020

We wanted to reassure you that training and rescue operations across all our sites remain fully open to support industry in ‘keeping people safe.’ 

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.

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