Health & Safety Statistics
24% of work related illness or injury is caused by incorrect lifting or carrying.
Our training courses are designed for companies as well as individuals who are seeking to build upon their own personal development and are ideal for anyone looking to either begin a new role or to grow and formalise their knowledge and understanding. Each course is recognised by the relevant awarding bodies including IOSH, NEBOSH, IIRSM and QCDA.
Some jobs can involve the release of harmful substances into the air. They may produce harmful dust, fibres, vapour, gas or fumes. If workers are not protected from these substances the consequences can be grave. The TUC says ‘far more people die from occupational diseases caused by exposure to substances like asbestos, silica and diesel […]
Earlier this month three people were injured when scaffolding collapsed at a derelict shopping centre in Reading. A full investigation is being carried out by the HSE, which could result in prosecutions if serious failings come to light. Earlier this year a scaffolding company was fined over £24,000 after scaffolding collapsed near a primary school […]
The next couple of months could see some of the hottest summer temperatures experienced in the UK. While these are traditionally the months when most people take a holiday and enjoy the weather, there are still many who have to continue working and find ways of coping with excessive heat in the workplace. The Effects […]
My current position is Health and Safety advisor for Bryen and Langley. My job entails the provision of safety support to Bryen & Langley’s Projects; develop and encourage best practice management principles, procedures and cultures to reduce the safety, health and environment risks to all persons affected by construction activities.
The electronic profile was a completely new style of learning for me and I must admit, I found it a little difficult a first. But I got the hang of it and by the end it was quite straightforward. While I had done the vocational work to gather the evidence for the
qualification, I needed help and guidance in putting my profile together and NBT were always willing and able to provide that help and guidance. I cannot speak highly enough of NBT and for their outstanding knowledge, patience and support, I recommend them as a training centre.
Brett Walker, NVQ level 3 – Occupational Health & Safety