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Abrasive Wheels Safety Training

Abrasive Wheels Safety TrainingAbrasive wheels training courses are essential in reducing work place related injuries in the engineering and industrial sectors or indeed for anyone operating machinery that use abrasive wheels. Abrasive wheels safety training is in fact a legal requirement for anyone working with abrasive wheels.

So who use Abrasive Wheels?

Abrasive wheels are usually found to be used in the construction industry and in engineering. Nearly 50% of accidents involving abrasive wheels involve operator error or unsafe system of work. The HSE guidelines require that sufficient Health & Safety Training is in place to reduce the risks of accident and injuries. As you can imagine an accident involving a high-speed spinning wheel are very likely to cause a significant injury to the operator.If sufficient training is not in place you can be open to prosecution by the HSE.

If sufficient training is not in place you can be open to prosecution by the HSE.

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What is Asbestosis?

What is AsbestosisAsbestosis has been attributed to over 5000 deaths and over 13,000 disablement benefit cases in the UK over a 30 year period. So what is asbestosis? 

Asbestosis is a form of lung fibrosis which is directly caused by breathing in asbestos fibres. It is a condition that has no cure with symptoms including shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, persistent coughing and difficulty breathing. Complications can result in fatalities.

Asbestos Awareness Training is a course designed to meet the requirements of the Health & Safety Executive for anyone coming into contact with asbestos at work.

It is widely excepted that heavy exposure to asbestos in the past is the cause of asbestosis.  The UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training Course is aimed at the reduction of fatalities and illness caused by this horrible illness that can we repeat is directly attributed to prolonged exposure to asbestos.

How Many Fatalities are Caused by Asbestosis?

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What is SMSTS Training

What is SMSTS TrainingSMSTS Training is the abbreviation used for Site Manager Safety Training Scheme and is the recognised qualification for Site Managers in the UK Construction Industry. The training course was designed to help Site Managers to recognise the moral and legal responsibilities for the Health & Safety of workers and general public on construction sites.

Who is SMSTS Training For?

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Do Construction Industry Supervisors need SSSTS Training

Do Construction Industry Supervisors need SSSTS TrainingWhat is SSSTS training and do construction industry supervisors need it is are questions often asked by members of the construction industry?

What is SSSTS Training?

The Construction Regulations of April 2007 brought to the forefront the need for Health & Safety Training in the construction industry, it became vital that all Site Supervisors have up to date SSSTS Training, Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Training.

Health & Safety Training is needed in all industries but in the construction industry perhaps more so being such a dangerous working environment for workers and the general public if sufficient training is not in place.

SSSTS Training is a course designed to give Site Supervisors the skills needed to both identify, monitor and prevent accidents in the workplace and potentially prevent prosecution by the HSE.

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Accidents and Injuries in the Construction Workplace

Why is Construction Health & Safety Training Needed?

Accidents and Injuries in the Construction WorkplaceConstruction workplace safety is an integral part of the Construction Health & Safety Training which has to be supplied to protect the safety of employees and to ensure a safe environment.

There are many benefits in every type of workplace with proper training on how to protect yourself and others.  Safety training at work covers the arrangements you should make to prevent injuries to make sure a person isn’t putting themselves or others at risk, and it can save lives and prevent minor injuries becoming major ones.

The Health and Safety Regulations Act of 1981 requires an employer to provide adequate and appropriate construction training and other appropriate facilities and people with first-aid training so your employees can be given immediate help if they are injured or taken ill at work.

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How To Write A Covering Letter

How to write a covering letter

How to write a covering letter is a question often asked by people struggling to gain that all important job interview. By tackling this question we hope to improve your techniques in gaining a job interview and gaining employment.

Writing a good covering letter can guarantee you a job interview!

These days everything seems to be web-based and that can also include applying for jobs! You may have heard people say that as everything is done over the internet these days that a covering letter for a job application is no longer needed. Well let me tell you this is not the case a professional covering letter is very important and will help your chances of ensuring you get the job interview in the first place.

Let me show you how.

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