Lighthouse Safety News

The Sun has got his hat on… and so should you

August 1, 2019

At present we have glorious weather in the UK, however working in this heat isn't the same as relaxing in it, especially if outside. The HSE states that 4,500 skin cancers a year are a result of outside working.

So, is there a maximum temperature in workplaces?

The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 says that your employer must maintain a reasonable temperature where you work, but it does not specify a maximum temperature.

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July 18, 2019

To celebrate our 15th year of business we are aiming to raise £15,000 for a selection of charities chosen by our team members.

Lighthouse Club Construction Industry Charity, Versus Arthritis, Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance, Darent Valley Hospital - Little Buds (Special Care Baby Unit) and 4th Gillingham Sea Scouts

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Charity Golf Day

July 11, 2019

Join us for our Charity Golf Day

Thursday 5th September
Boughton Golf Course
Brickfield Lane
ME13 9AJ

As we are celebrating our 15th year, we have decided to raise £15,000 for our chosen charities

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Our Open Day – 12th July

July 5, 2019

Come along to our Open Day on July 12th. We're extra excited about opening up the doors of our humble abode and supply refreshments whilst highlighting some important environmental factors including the new Environment Bill. Will your business be compliant post Brexit, and how to apply for a grant to make your business more environmentally friendly and sustainable via LoCASE

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Our Maiden NVQ Voyage

June 6, 2019

Louise has had her first NVQ Student complete and pass their NVQ Level 6 in just 8 months!
We started offering the NVQ in May 2018 and already have 23 candidates working through their units. I am not going to lie, the Level 6 is a challenge, but it feels like such an achievement, both for my candidate and myself. I cannot explain how proud I am of him for all the hard work he put into in and finally receiving his certificate.

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Booking a course on our website

June 3, 2019

We love or shiny new website, but not everyone likes change so we've put together a video overview on how to book training courses via the new system.

If you have any problems don't hesitate to call the office on 01634 260631 or email smedia@lighthousesafety.co.uk

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Promoting Mental Health Awareness

April 18, 2019

Louise Collins, Paul Hills and James Batchelor visited St Thomas'​ Hospital highlighting our training and compliance services offering.

People are learning about us as a business and are receiving introductions to how we could impact their businesses.

In particular we are promoting our MHFA England Mental Health Training Courses including our 2 day Mental Health First Aid and half day Mental Health Awareness.

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Changing Minds | Shaping Futures

April 18, 2019

You may have seen our tag line on some of our webpages, social media and printed materials, you may have even wondered what it is about and what is behind the line itself.

Well, it is more than a tag line, its an attitude, a belief, the company ethos. A few years ago, whilst teaching we realised the importance of what we, as an organisation, do. We realised that the words we use, the method of our delivery Change the Minds of our students and therefore Shape Their Futures.

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March 18, 2019

With only weeks to go until we leave the EU, it’s important to understand just how Brexit will affect health & safety.

What’s going to happen? Which H&S regulations will be affected? How will it all affect your H&S team’s processes and procedures? What do you and your team need to do now in order to be compliant?

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What is the answer for structured support to prevent mental health in construction?

January 30, 2019

Could a digital platform, made available to only construction workers, which creates an environment where they can safely share experience and offer peer to peer support, where they can access the support they feel is best suited to them, in their own time and at their own pace and do it in a way which keeps them as anonymous as possible be a much more affective answer?

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