How to Become a Construction Worker

Career Development Training

If you are considering a career in construction, you need to be aware of the requirements. Find advice on qualifications, skills and experience here.

Mar 15, 2021
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Dust Hazards in Construction: Importance of Managing Risks & RPE

Safety Management Site Safety Workplace Safety

Construction dust exposure poses significant hazards to workers. We explain what construction dusts are and how to appropriately manage the risks here.

Mar 10, 2021
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Plumbing Risk Assessment: Free Template

Asbestos Awareness Risk Assessment Working at Height Workplace Safety

Plumbers are often exposed to several hazards which need to be assessed prior to commencing work. Download your free plumbing risk assessment here.

Mar 8, 2021
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Health and Safety Checklist for Businesses Reopening After COVID-19

Safety Management Workplace Safety

It’s vital that both staff and customers can return to businesses safely after COVID-19. Find a downloadable checklist covering the steps to consider here.

Mar 5, 2021
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Risk Assessment for Cleaning: Free Template

COSHH Risk Assessment

Cleaning activities come with many different types of hazards. Learn about the hazards and download your free risk assessment template for cleaning here.

Feb 12, 2021
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What are High Touch Surfaces and How Should You Clean Them?

Health and Hygiene

Cleaning certain types of surfaces more frequently than others is crucial. Find out how you should clean and disinfect high touch surfaces here.

Feb 5, 2021
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Health and Safety in Construction: How to Work Safely Following COVID-19

Site Safety

Construction businesses must ensure their work is COVID-secure to continue operating. We explain some of the key safety procedures for construction, here.

Jan 13, 2021
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What is Asbestos Awareness Training & Who Needs it?

Asbestos Awareness Training

There are three types of asbestos training available. We explain what Asbestos Awareness Training covers, who it is suitable for and the benefits, here.

Jan 11, 2021
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Health and Safety in Schools: Free Checklist

Education Teachers and Parents

Keeping on top of health and safety in your school is vital. Download your free health and safety in schools checklist for identifying risks, here.

Dec 9, 2020
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What Are The Three Types of Asbestos Training?

Asbestos Awareness Training

It’s crucial for staff to receive the right level of asbestos training. We outline the three different types of training and what they cover, here.

Nov 18, 2020
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Bonfire & Firework Safety: Assessing The Risks

Fire Safety

Bonfire night is approaching! Read our bonfire night safety tips for advice on staying safe, including bonfire guidance and the firework code.

Nov 2, 2020
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Hard Hat Colour Codes in Construction: What Do They Mean?

Workplace Safety

Wearing hard hats is vital if you work in construction. We outline the importance of hard hat colour codes for construction and their meanings, here.

Oct 21, 2020
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Working from Home: Health & Safety Quiz

Workplace Safety

If you work remotely, you are at risk of the hazards that arise in your environment. Test your knowledge on health and safety for homeworkers here.

Oct 14, 2020
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Can You Remove Asbestos Yourself?

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos is incredibly dangerous and can still be found in buildings. Find out what to do if you come across asbestos in your home, or elsewhere, here.

Oct 7, 2020
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Understanding the Different Types and Uses of Fire Extinguishers

Fire Safety Safety Management

All the information you need on different types of fire extinguishers, the colours of fire extinguishers, fire signage, and fire classification.

Sep 22, 2020
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What is Skills for Care?

Health and Hygiene Training

Skills for Care supports social care employers to run & deliver their services effectively. We discuss the Skills for Care endorsement here.

Sep 21, 2020
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COVID-19 Essentials Quiz

Health and Hygiene Workplace Safety

It’s important to understand how to keep transmission risks of COVID-19 as low as possible. Test your knowledge of infection control in our free quiz.

Sep 16, 2020
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What is RoSPA Approval & What Does it Mean?

Training

A number of our courses have been approved by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. Find information about RoSPA and its importance, here.

Sep 14, 2020
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What is IATP Accreditation and What Does It Mean?

Training

Our Asbestos Awareness course is accredited by Independent Asbestos Training Providers. Find information about IATP and how they audit courses, here.

Sep 7, 2020
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What is an IIRSM Approval & What Does It Mean?

Training

A range of our courses have been approved by the International Institute for Risk and Safety Management. Find out who IIRSM are and its importance, here.

Aug 21, 2020
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