Decrease in the number of workers killed in Britain last year

For the past eight years, Britain has had one of the lowest rates of fatal injuries to workers in leading industrial nations in Europe, and according to official statistics published yesterday, the number of workers killed in Britain last year has decreased even further. The overall rate of fatal injuries has dropped to 0.5 per… Read more »

GOTCHA training

We are holding gotcha training at Britannia Wymondham. The course is proving very popular. If you would like more details, please call us.

10% off all courses in August!

6th & 7th August CISRS 2 day course -9th August PASMA tower scaffold 1 day course -13th August Scaffold Awareness 1 day course -13th & 14th August SMSTS update 2 day course -16th August Emergency First Aid at Work  1 day course -22nd August Asbestos Awareness 1/2 day (am) course -22nd August Category II 1/2 day… Read more »

New Accredited CISRS Centre Opens in Wymondham, Norfolk.

                     New Accredited CISRS Centre Opens in Wymondham, Norfolk.  Britannia Safety and Training based in Wymondham, Norfolk, has become the first independent training centre in East Anglia to receive accredited recognition for the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme. The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has been the industry recognised scaffold training scheme for over 30… Read more »

Growth Accelerator Programme-pushing the business boundaries

                   When local business man and entrepreneur Colin Wright of Britannia Safety and Training decided the time was right to look at longer term planning for the business he turned to the Growth Accelerator programme for advice and support.  Setting ambitious growth targets for the business over a period of three years Colin set about appraising… Read more »

ANOTHER NEW ACCREDITATION FOR BRITANNIA!!

Britannia is proud to announce that we can now provide IPAF PAL +. IPAF PAL + includes a short, compact theory session and focuses on practical training, using large machines such as a scissor lift with a minimum of 10m working height and a boom with a minimum of 15m working height. For example, one… Read more »

BRITANNIA’S NEW ACCREDITATION!

Britannia Safety & Training is proud to announce their new CISRS Basic 2 day scaffold inspection course accreditation in East Anglia. The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has been the industry recognised scaffold training scheme for over 30 years. It is the preferred scaffolding qualification of all the major organisations including CSCS, NASC, HSE,… Read more »

HSE Announce that Twelve Health and Safety Instruments have been Amended.

A number of health and safety (miscellaneous repeals, revocations and amendments) regulations have been reviewed and removed by parliament  because they have been replaced by more up to date regulations and are  now redundant and no longer beneficial in the workplace. The changes will have no effect on current essential health and safety protections; their… Read more »

A Third of Construction Sites in the South West Fail Health and Safety Checks

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found during a month long inspection initiative that construction sites in Wiltshire, Somerset, Avon and Gloucestershire failed to pass health and safety checks. Inspectors visited the areas as part of a national Health and Safety Executive (HSE) clampdown aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health. A total of… Read more »