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COVID-19

We remain fully operational during lockdown to support you

Following the new nationwide lockdown that came into effect on 5 January, we wanted to reassure you that training and rescue operations across all our sites remain fully open to support industry in ‘keeping people safe.’ 

As a provider of essential industry training, all our training centres are continuing to operate and run face to face training as planned along with providing emergency rescue cover. 

Requalification Certificates & COVID-19

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:

City & Guilds - updated 15 February 2021

City & Guilds allow certificates that expired after the 1 March 2020 to continue to be valid until 31 July 2021 to allow delegates the opportunity to requalify once back at work. 

Global Wind Organisation (GWO) - updated 21 January 2021

COVID-19: How to Make Equipment Safe

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.

Today it is the norm to use hand sanitiser whenever we enter a premises, touch any objects, and the wearing of facemasks has become commonplace in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult and where you may come into contact with people you do not normally meet.

The need to ensure all personal protective equipment we use at work is also sanitised is now more important than ever.

COVID-19 & Confined Space Regulations

Every year people are killed or seriously injured whilst working in confined spaces. To reduce the risk of fatalities and injuries, the Confined Spaces Regulations (1997) were introduced to identify and reduce risks from working in confined spaces.

For those who work in confined spaces, COVID-19 presents additional challenges. In this article, we discuss the effects of the pandemic on working in confined spaces, confined space regulations and confined space training.

Confined Space Regulations 1997

A Guide to COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Since the start of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the most talked about and reported issues has been Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Now, walking around with a face mask on and hand sanitiser in our pockets is the new norm!

In this article, we are going to discuss what PPE is, employer’s and employee’s obligations and how to ensure you have an effective PPE program in your workplace, to ensure workers are protected if a dangerous situation occurs.

What is PPE?

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