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NRSWA – Streetworks Re Assessment

Posted on: September 15th, 2016 by Tanya

The NRSWA Re-Assessment process was introduced to improve the standard of workers on the highway following new regulations that came into force in April 2010. The window for re-registration of a Street Works card will be six months before and six months after expiry of the earlier registration. The NRSWA re assessment training needs to…

New member of staff

Posted on: September 14th, 2016 by Tanya

We would like to warmly welcome Chloe Jones who has joined our sales team. She has a great deal of experience in sales, with a marketing background. She will be a real asset to Britannia. Chloe will be working full time alongside Tanya Jacobs (also in sales).  

Autumn Newsletter!! Special offers within…

Posted on: September 5th, 2016 by Tanya

Autumn is upon us, goodbye holidays, hello cold days and dark nights. Need Cheering up…? Well … We have special offers for new courses and to all of our clients, we will also be offering bespoke training plans for 2017. For more information and an insight into our new courses on offer please find our…

New courses added

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by Tanya

  We are pleased to announce the following new courses: IPAF Demonstrator course – date of course: 30th August CITY and GUILDS New Roads and Street Works Re-assessment (NRSWA) – date of course: 19th September CITB  Site Environmental Awareness Training Sceme (SEATS) – date of course: 5th October IOSH Managing Safely – date of course:…

CITB Temporary Works

Posted on: April 18th, 2016 by Tanya

We are very pleased to announce that we can now provide the CITB Temporary Works courses – awareness, supervisor and coordinator.   For more information please call us.

Company fined after worker falls through roof

Posted on: April 4th, 2016 by Tanya

A Cornish clean energy company has been fined after a worker fell through a fragile roof. Bodmin Magistrates’ Court heard how a senior roofer working for the company was installing solar panels at a Garden Centre in Cornwall. While traversing the roof, the cement fibre sheeting he was walking on gave way and he fell approximately fifteen…

Pair burnt in cable strike

Posted on: March 21st, 2016 by Tanya

Two building contractors have appeared in court after a labourer and a bricklayer were seriously burned when they cut into a live 11,000v electrical cable while working on a site at the house of lords. One of the men hit the cable with a jackhammer while removing old brickwork. The company were fined £45,000. If…

Company Director Fined

Posted on: January 25th, 2016 by Tanya

The company director of a sash restoration company has been fined for safety failings after a worker fell three metres through an unprotected skylight. The Magistrates’ Court heard how on the 14 July 2014, an employee of the Sash Restoration Company  fell through an unprotected skylight while replacing sash windows on a large manor house, breaking…