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World Suicide Prevention Day – 3 life principles to follow

By Celine | September 10, 2020

As part of raising awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day we highlight three ‘life principles’ that Bill Hill CEO of Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity always follows

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Our Maiden NVQ Voyage

By Celine | 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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SUPERVISION SECTION 2 HASAWA (Health And Safety At Work Act)

By Andrew Price | September 17, 2018

Most Employers and Safety Managers are aware of the legal requirement to provide a level of suitable supervision, if you didn’t, you do now!

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Is it time to scrap the term “so far as is reasonably practicable”?

By Andrew Price | September 16, 2018

It has been a while since my last blog. So, I thought I would choose something special to talk about.
As you can see from the title of my blog- Is it time to scrap the term “so far as is reasonably practicable”? the topic is simple but does need explanation.

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HE-MEN ON THE CONSTRUCTION SITE

By Andrew Price | September 14, 2018

For the majority of people, picking something up and putting it down again is an everyday occurrence.
An occurrence which does not take much thought. Pick up coffee mug. Take lifesaving sip. Lower coffee mug. (Repeat as many times as necessary).

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WHY CHOOSE US?

By Andrew Price | September 14, 2018

It is fair to say that there are a great deal of Health & Safety Consultants & Trainers. All have great ideas, delivery and expertise. This is fantastic because at the end of the day, our opinion is that we are all working for the same cause - health and safety!

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SOME ADVICE FOR TRAINING MANAGERS

By Andrew Price | September 13, 2018

This blog is aimed at Managers who organise and manage training requirements for their organisations, trust me this will help!

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SECTION 33

By Andrew Price | September 12, 2018

Harry Collins our Training Director writes: “Following my last two blogs- Section 2 & Section 40 of the Health & Safety at Work Etc Act 1974 I am now writing about section 33! The last in this series and will hopefully help a few people out.

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HSE Fines- Who should receive the Money?

By Tim Dawson | September 11, 2018

Hello all again it is good to see a lot of feedback on my last post so it at least means you are reading my blogs! Which I will take as a positive! It is good to have discussions and I would never criticise any effort to join in, so please feel free to comment.

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SECTION 40 & THE BURDEN OF PROOF

By Andrew Price | September 11, 2018

I have heard a lot of statements about the HASWA (Health And Safety at Work Act) 1974 that you are guilty until proven innocent, a change from what normally is understood with regards to innocent until proven guilty. This is not entirely correct. In all Criminal court cases the accused is always innocent until proven guilty, however…

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