Following the extreme cold weather #BeastfromtheEast across the UK last week, when is it too cold to work outside? If your daily job consists of working outdoors, this could create extremely dangerous conditions for your health and well-being. Your employer must take precautions to keep you from harm no matter what the weather. The Management of Health and Safety at Work […]
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Manufacturer Kidde has launched one of the largest product recalls in history amid concerns that fire extinguishers might not work in an emergency. Although Kidde is an American brand, they do export to the UK, so there could be faulty devices in your workplace. What is the problem? Following investigation that some customers reported extinguishers […]
Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries. Work at height means work in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury. Common causes are falls from ladders and through fragile roofs. This brief guide […]
A new survey has revealed the plant and constructions industry’s drinking habits – with shocking results. Over half (54%) of the people in the Construction and Plant industry who took part in the survey said that they have consumed alcohol the night before operating machinery, while over a third (36%) admit to have knowingly driven […]
The job of a slinger signaller is one of the most important jobs on site. Working alongside crane operators to provide safe direction and supervision. It requires skill, diligence and concentration. The slinger signaller will act as the eyes and ears of the crane operator, who is likely to have an obstructed view of their […]
Do you have or are you thinking of employing an apprentice?? A landscaping company has admitted to failing to properly train and supervise work on a dangerous machine after a teenage boy on work experience had a finger amputated while working unsupervised on a log splitter. A fine of £6,000 and costs of £1,017 was […]
Lorry Loader training courses provide candidates with the knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Lorry Loader to GAR or NPORS standard. All candidates will be trained and tested by one of GAR Training Services fully accredited Instructors. Training can take place at your own site for your convenience. The duration of the course depends on […]
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has recently published statistics regarding Health & Safety at Work for Great Britain 2016. It makes for interesting reading! 14.1 Billion is the annual cost of work related injury and new cases of illness in 2014/15, excluding long latency illness such as cancer. 9.3 Billion is the annual cost of new cases […]
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The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) plans to update its basic guide to risk assessment to allow duty holders to use documents such as safety data sheets as written evidence of an assessment. The proposed change is part of the HSE’s attempt to protect businesses from so-called “blue tape” in which customers, insurers or consultants […]
GAR Training Services
GAR Training Services is a Health and Safety consultancy and training service aimed at helping small to medium sized business meet their legal requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Based in Romsey Hampshire, we started in plant machinery training building a rapport locally for a specialist knowledge of cranes and lifting as well as other construction plant.
Unit 21 Home Farm Business Centre,
East Tytherley Road, Lockerley,
Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0JT
T: 01794 874531