Working at Height Statistics

Following the statistics released by the HSE, working at height safety training is as important as ever, with falls from height accounting for the second largest proportion of non-fatal injuries to employees and the fatality rate still standing at 173 in 2011/12. Although the industry has taken a huge step in the right direction over… Read more »

Highlighting the Importance of SMSTS Training

This week, a story has hit the news highlighting the importance of health and safety training. The media often do a good job of creating myths and hype surrounding the subject of ‘elf and safety’ but following the sentencing of two major construction companies after a fatality on a Swansea building site, the importance of… Read more »

New Health and Safety Tool Launched by HSE

The HSE has revamped the way in which small businesses are able to access official advice about health and safety online with a new section of their website. You can see the new pages here. Considered to be low risk, office health and safety training is often overlooked, even though the legislation covers all of… Read more »

Britannia Expand IPAF Training Courses

Britannia has recently expanded their IPAF Training Course offering to include category 1b – the trailer mounted machine. This addition to the library of courses at Britannia adds to the IPAF scissor lift (3a) and self-propelled boom (3b). Most health and safety legislation requires that suitable training in the use of work equipment for working… Read more »

MEWP for Managers

The MEWP for Managers was designed in conjunction with the HSE to assist in the planning and organisation of equipment on site. As of 2013 many of the UKCG have policies and procedures in place stating that if 3 or more machines are on site the site manager MUST have a IPAF MEWP for Managers… Read more »

For Those Statistically Minded…

At the end of October, the HSE released their latest health and safety figures, detailing the number of workers involved in health and safety incidents for the last financial year (between April 2011 and March 2012). Although there has been some improvements in certain areas, the number of people fatally injured at work in Britain… Read more »

Ladder Exchange 2012: A Few Weeks Left

Now in its sixth year, the Ladder Exchange provided by the Ladder Association is in full swing. Between 1 September and 20 November 2012, businesses in possession of broken, bent or damaged ladders are able to exchange it at a discounted rate. In total, the initiative has successfully removed over 10,000 ladders that could have… Read more »

Britannia’s HABC Special offer

Britannia are currently running the following HABC courses. If you would like to book these courses  at the discounted prices please call us. Level 2 Award in Health & Safety (1 day) 12th December 2012 RRP £125.00 OFFER £95.00! Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day) 13th December 2012 RRP £95.00… Read more »

Norfolk Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting

Great morning at the Great Yarmouth Racecourse for the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting 07.30am – 09.30am today. Emily Alger & Lisa Starling met some new faces and we were also networking with different companies. Thank you to the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce who invited us along. We look forward to the next breakfast meeting.

Industry Leading Training Solutions for Britannia

Britannia Safety & Training is one of the UK’s leading providers of safety and training services, including health & safety training courses, audits, inspections and advisory services. Britannia delivers specialist courses for many different sectors, including construction, education, social care, leisure and retail, and covering a wide array of required skills and knowledge for organisations… Read more »