Entries by GAR Training Services

When is it too cold to work outside?

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 […]

Common Work at Height Myths

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 […]

Lorry Loader Training In Gloucester

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 […]

HSE, Health & Safety at Work Statistics 2016

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 […]

Risk Assessment Recording

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 […]