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What is NPORS?

Posted On : 15/09/20

Posted By : The SMCL

Whenever work takes place in a hazardous industrial environment, the regulation is strict. Few worksites are more hazardous than an industrial plant. Staff need to be correctly trained and suitably experienced before they even attempt to use machinery...

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8 Health & Safety Risks in Construction

Posted On : 19/08/20

Posted By : The SMCL

If you’ve ever been on a worksite, you’re probably very familiar with the health and safety (H&S) risks in construction. Despite there being more awareness than ever before, there are still too many construction-related injuries throughout the United...

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COVID-19 Statement

Posted On : 24/03/20

Posted By : The SMCL

Due to the current COVD-19 situation we have taken the very difficult decision to close our Training Centres as of 5pm Friday 27th March. We have been monitoring the situation closely and we have a duty of care...

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What Does CITB Mean?

Posted On : 12/11/19

Posted By : The SMCL

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have a very important role to play in the industry. We may have already given away the meaning of CITB, but in today’s post we’ll look at how they support the skills...

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How To Reduce Risks When Working From Height

Posted On : 18/10/19

Posted By : The SMCL

Once again, the latest HSE statistics have shown that working from height remains the most popular cause of work-related injuries and fatal accidents. Working from height dominates the cause-of-fatal-accident chart, so much so that almost one third of...

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Employers Guide To The PASMA Certification

Posted On : 23/08/19

Posted By : The SMCL

The Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association (PASMA) is one of the most highly recognised organisations for health and safety standards for the use of mobile access towers. They provide the very best training schemes in the industry,...

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Could your business benefit from the use of MEWPs?

Posted On : 15/03/19

Posted By : The SMCL

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) provide a fantastic solution for businesses when they need to access hard to reach areas high up. Whether you’re self employed or run your own construction business, for example, there are many benefits...

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Why Health & Safety Is Important In The Construction Industry

Posted On : 4/01/19

Posted By : The SMCL

It goes without saying that every job comes with at least some level of risk, however, some industries are more prone to dangers than others. The construction industry is certainly one of the more hazardous workplaces, but the...

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What is IPAF and when is it needed?

Posted On : 31/08/18

Posted By : The SMCL

Working at a height certainly comes with its risks and there are a number of factors to consider when working in this particular role, to keep yourself safe as well as others around you. Having a thorough knowledge...

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