Last year I purchased a set of telescopic ladders from a well known online marketplace. The idea was that candidates on my ladder use and inspection courses could use them. When I opened the box, I was initially surprised at how little they weighed. But as they’re only 2.6 metres in length I thought it […]
The Health & Safety Executive First Aid Bulletin Today (26th July 2019) the Health & Safety executive (HSE) issued their First Aid bulletin, in which they made some points expressly clear. Because these are publicly accessible, we’ve transcribed them here for you, as they are for both clients and trainers to read; First Aid at […]
Evacuation Chair Servicing: Our evacuation chairs had their annual service today so that they’re all ready to be used on our upcoming evacuation chair user & assistant courses. While the engineer was working on them we got chatting. He said that having just won a new contract, they were amazed to find that the vast […]
Damning evidence has been found in an investigation by ITV about the lack of investigations by environmental health officers across the country. Read more here > https://www.itv.com/news/2018-10-25/itv-tonight-find-zero-spent-on-food-testing-this-year-by-regulator/
In this blog post I’m going to talk about evacuation chairs. There are lots of makes and models of evacuation chair on the market. You have probably already seen some in publicly accessible buildings such as hospitals, hotels, sports grounds and arenas; I’ve even seen one in my local Costa Coffee shop. In which case you might be wondering what an evacuation chair does, who it’s for and how you use it? So let’s start with the basics.
Back to the grindstone. I’ve just had a lovely half-term holiday with my wife and kids, but now it’s back to the grindstone. I’ve a mass of emails to go through and several voicemails as well, so if you’ve been in touch over the last few days and left a message, I’ll be getting back […]