Health and Safety: Controlling Manual Handling Risks at Work

The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) have revealed that manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries. Manual handling refers to a whole range of activities including: lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying. If these tasks aren’t carried out appropriately there is a risk of injury. Here at Britannia, we offer manual handling… Read more »

Excellent Health and Safety Tool Available from HSE

The problem with health and safety, and where many of the ‘myths’ end up coming from, is that many people don’t actually know what they need to do to cover the legal aspects required of them when it comes to health and safety. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are the authority in the UK… Read more »

More Press Coverage for Britannia’s New Training Facilities

  Following the grand opening of Britannia’s new training facilities on Friday 17th January the event has gathered a great deal of media coverage across the region, with The Mercury and the EDP both publishing stories of Britannia’s success. With this being one of the only facilities in the region to provide multi-course training – from… Read more »

Britannia Safety and Training Proud Members of Tastes of Anglia

Britannia Safety and Training have joined Tastes of Anglia as members. Tastes of Anglia are the voice for local food and drink produced in the East of England, the regional food body created by DEFRA, the governmental department. Tastes of Anglia’s primary aim is to promote local food and drink producers and other businesses associated… Read more »

Britannia Offers Online Asbestos Awareness Training

With coverage of asbestos related claims and diseases featuring highly in the national media over the past year, there has been a certain amount of priority placed on training staff members to ensure that they are capable and have the knowledge to deal with asbestos risks while at work. The popularity of asbestos as a… Read more »

10% off all January & February courses

Britannia are providing the following training courses throughout January and February. If you would like to book your place then you will receive a  10% discount. Confined Space Awareness (10th January 2013) Emergency First Aid at Work (14th January 2013) Racking Inspection (15th January 2013) Scaffold Inspection (16th & 17th January 2013) SMSTS Release (17th, 24th,… Read more »

Hitting the Busy Christmas Period Safely

For those working in the food industry, the Christmas period can be truly manic. Although you might be twice as busy as usual, forgetting health and safety isn’t an option and you’ll probably have extra members of staff to take care of during the hectic holiday period. We thought we would take this opportunity to… Read more »

Shhhh… keep the noise down!

Workplace related hearing loss has been a health and safety concern in the workplace for many years. Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) this year revealed that there are about 20,000 new cases of work-related noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) reported every year. The highest rates occur in the energy and extraction, construction… Read more »