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We write about loads of different subjects; from workplace health and safety, to how to cook your food, and everything in between.

We’ve broken the blog up into clear subsections, so if you’re looking for a particular topic, you may be able to find it more easily by looking in one of these sections. Simply use the links within the menu bar at the top of the page.

We’re always looking to add content by writing more posts. If you think that there’s something that’s missing that we should write about, please get in touch using the contact form on our Contact us page. It would be lovely to hear from you.

Want to write a guest blog? If you’d like to write a guest blog about a subject relating to the subjects that we teach, it would be lovely to hear from you.

Do I Run A Food Business?

Do I Run A Food Business? Starting and running a food business can be an exhilarating journey, offering endless opportunities to showcase culinary skills, creativity and a passion for food. However, it’s imperative for aspiring and existing food operators to…

Health Risks of Construction Dust

Health Risks of Construction Dust Construction dust, a common byproduct of numerous construction activities, poses significant health risks to workers. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations mandate the protection against risks from hazardous construction dusts, emphasising the…

Rip Currents and Rip Tides

Rip Currents and Rip Tides What are Rip Currents and Rip Tides? What are their differences and what to do if you are caught in either of them. Rip currents and tidal rips are both dangerous phenomena that can catastrophically…

Understanding Cold Water Shock: What You Need to Know

Understanding Cold Water Shock: What You Need to Know Cold water shock is a sudden and potentially deadly reaction that can occur when a person enters cold water. It can cause gasping, hyperventilation, and even cardiac arrest. Understanding the symptoms…

Chris Garland Training on CSR, Sustainability and Charity

Chris Garland Training on CSR, Sustainability and Charity For many businesses, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability are mere buzzwords. Yet for others, they are deeply ingrained values that guide their operations, commitments, and community contributions. One such example of…

Urgent Product Recall Emerade Adrenaline Auto-Injectors

Urgent Product Recall Emerade Adrenaline Auto-Injectors 9th May 2023 Pharmaswiss Česka republika s.r.o. and distributor Bausch & Lomb UK Limited have issued a product recall for all unexpired batches of Emerade 500 micrograms and Emerade 300 micrograms adrenaline auto-injectors. The…

Food Allergy Awareness

Food Allergy Awareness Food allergies are a growing concern for both consumers and purveyors. A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system reacts abnormally to certain food proteins. Symptoms can range from mild to severe, and in some cases,…

What is a Risk Assessment?

What is a Risk Assessment? As a fundamental part of any health and safety management system, an assessment of risk is a systematic process of identifying and evaluating potential hazards in the workplace. The purpose of a risk assessment is…

APRIL FOOLS!

APRIL FOOLS! If you are reading this post then the chances are you clicked on our social post published on 1st April 2023… Happy April Fool’s Day! Oh we got you good! Although now we think about it, a tightrope…

Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness Autism is something that people are born with and which stays with them their whole life. Autism is not an illness in any way or even a disease, it is simply a case that the brain of someone…

What is Asbestos?

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a word that quite often elicits some very negative emotions in most people, but what is asbestos? It is a material that needs to be treated with respect as the long-term effects of exposure to…

The Basics of Electrical Safety

The Basics of Electrical Safety Electricity is perhaps one of the most important discoveries and is very much the lifeblood of modern society. It is probably fair to say that society is very much reliant on electricity for just about…

What are CoSHH responsibilities?

What Are CoSHH responsibilities? We touched upon what CoSHH is in last month’s article: What is CoSHH, this month we will take a deeper dive into the Regulations and try to summarise what the exact responsibilities are under the CoSHH…

What is CoSHH?

What is CoSHH? CoSHH is a health and safety Regulation which was first introduced in 1988 with updates in 1994, 1999 and 2002. CoSHH stands for Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. The current Legislation is the Control of Substances…

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