Safety & Access

COVID-19 Update 24.03.2020

March 24th, 2020

COVID-19 Update 24.03.2020

Based upon the recent government directive and in the interest of keeping all staff and customers safe, the Directors of Safety & Access have taken the decision to suspend all training and some consultancy work until further notice and at least to within the three week time scale specified yesterday by the UK government. All…

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Coronavirus (COVID19) Policy – Training Courses

March 18th, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID19) Policy – Training Courses

At Safety and Access, we take the health and safety of our staff, delegates and visitors at our training facilities very seriously so we are sharing our precautions and guidance on steps that we all should be taking. We will be continually monitoring the government website for updates and following any guidance and directives. At…

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Why is Occupational Health and Safety Important?

March 3rd, 2020

Why is Occupational Health and Safety Important?

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by Health and Safety (H&S) in the workplace? You’re probably not the only one. Although it may seem confusing to begin with, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) is extremely valuable and is rightly being incorporated into more and more workplaces around the world. For that reason, it’s important to break…

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What Are the Safety Risks of Working at Height?

January 6th, 2020

What Are the Safety Risks of Working at Height?

Every single day, construction workers find themselves working at height. It’s wise to avoid working at height wherever possible, but sometimes it’s simply inevitable. Attachments, removals, maintenance, and other complicated work needs to be carried out locally and, importantly, at a level which could cause harm. Sadly, work carried out at height is responsible for…

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What is PASMA?

November 28th, 2019

What is PASMA?

Mobile towers are an everyday part of work in the construction industry. As well as helping staff gain access to otherwise unreachable locations and making work at height possible, they provide an economical and versatile working solution on a wide range of projects. But, as with any work at height, there are a number of…

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What Does CISRS Mean?

November 27th, 2019

What Does CISRS Mean?

Here at Safety & Access, we take CISRS training seriously. We’re one of the UK’s leading CISRS Scaffolding training providers and we offer a range of professional support services across several different industry sectors. You can make sure that your team meet health and safety regulations with our CISRS training courses, at both managerial and…

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Safety & Access are hiring.

June 13th, 2019

Safety & Access are hiring.

We are looking for someone to assist with supporting our consultancy clients throughout the UK and to join our dedicated team at Nottingham. This is strictly an office based role that would suit a highly organised individual with strong IT skills, construction experience and a recognised health and safety qualification. The key duties are as…

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How Scaffolding Safety Has Changed Over The Years

June 7th, 2019

How Scaffolding Safety Has Changed Over The Years

It’s safe to say that, over the years, the health and safety processes in place have certainly improved for scaffolders and other individuals working at a height. Looking back some 50 years ago and these workers were putting their lives at risk on a daily basis, in order to meet the requirements for the country’s…

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Dust

June 6th, 2019

Dust

Priority is often given to safety but thousands more workers suffer ill-health at work than are harmed by at-work accidents. Asbestos and dust are slow killers. HSE estimates that annually there are around 8,000 work-related cancer deaths a year. The construction industry accounts for around 3,500 of these with asbestos and silica the major causes….

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A guide to funding options for your CISRS courses

May 24th, 2019

A guide to funding options for your CISRS courses

The CISRS training courses are, without a doubt, the best available in the country for the industry, but they do come with costs. Depending on what training you or your employees are hoping to take on, you could face fees of between £125 and £945, exclusive of VAT. Whatever your situation, it’s always worthwhile knowing…

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