Health and Safety/Staff Training

Our Training Record

We currently have a team of twelve. Nine employed full time and three part-time.

Out of the twelve staff:

  • 11 have a workplace first aid qualification (emergency at work and catastrophic bleeding 1 day) which is renewed each year
  • 3 have a workplace first aid qualification (3 day)
  • 2 have an emergency paediatric first aid qualification
  • 8 have Manual Handling training (practical)
  • 9 have Manual Handling training (theory)
  • 8 have a NPORS 360 excavator 13-ton ticket and 8 have a NPORS dumper ticket (only office staff don’t) 
  • 12 have a Fire Safety Awareness certificate after completing an online course (renewed yearly)
  • 2 have a certificate in equality and diversity.
  • 8 have COSHH training
  • 2 have a pesticide qualification (and only those do any spraying)
  • 2 have a chainsaw ticket
  • 4 have a water conservation certificate
  • 7 have a certificate in Health and Safety at work level one.
  • 5 have a certificate in level three Health and Safety at work.
  • 12 have  a certificate in CDM regulations 2015
  • 7 have a certificate of achievement in abrasive wheel training
  • 4 have a certificate of achievement in lone working
  • 4 have telehandler ticket
  • 7 have training in asbestos
  • 2 have a certificate in leadership and management skills
  • 1 has a certificate in networking
  • 2 have a  certificate in mental health at work
  • 1 has a diploma in creative media production
  • 1 has a diploma in engineering
  • 1 has an NVQ level 4 in human resources
  • 1 has an NVQ level 4 in training and development
  • 4 have various degrees in geography, public services, education and music

All our staff have at least one training day at home a year to catch up on online training.

Other training covered:

  • noise at work
  • risk assessments
  • environmental management
  • workplace transport safety
  • RIDDOR
  • safety sign awareness
  • flammable liquid and chemical safety
  • welding safety

Inductions

All our new recruits have a full day of induction in our training room before setting foot on a site. This induction covers information on the business, our policies, site rules, methods of working and introductions to the various roles. This induction process also incorporates training on:

  • Manual Handling
  • Health and Safety
  • PPE
  • Fire and Emergencies
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • COSHH Awareness
  • CDM Regulations
  • Abrasive Wheel
  • Safe Driving
  • Legionnaire’s
  • Safe Use of Small Tools
  • Electrical Safety