emergency first aid at work

This one day course was introduced by the Health and Safety Executive in October 2009 to replace the former “Appointed Person” course. From 1st October 2013 the HSE ceased to directly approve the provision of first aid training for the workplace. This qualification satisfies the HSE guidelines for the requirements of a one day Emergency […]

First Aid training dates 2015

New training dates for Level 3 First Aid at Work, Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work,  Level 3 Paediatric First Aid and Emergency Paediatric First Aid, Manual Handling, Level 3 Education and Training and Training-Principles and Practice. Along with requalification courses VB Associates is now providing a comprehensive package of training courses which will […]

first aid courses

Vicki Beatty Associates now offers First Aid courses in house and open basis. On offer are 3 day First Aid at Work (FAW), 2 day FAW requalification and 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certified by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and regulated by Ofqual.  We are also able to offer […]

ptlls has changed

In response to recommendations made by a government-commissioned independent review panel the PTLLS teaching qualification have been improved and renamed to Level 3 Award in Education and training. VB Associates can now offer the PTLLS course which is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, regulated by Ofqual and is part of the QCF […]

safer sites – targeted inspections by HSE inspectors

From 22 September 2014, HSE Inspectors will carry out unannounced visits to sites where refurbishment projects or repair works are underway. Throughout the month long initiative Inspectors will ensure high-risk activities particularly those affecting the health of workers, are being properly managed.  If unacceptable standards are found Inspectors will take immediate enforcement action. during inspections […]

Manual Handling Training now available

Vicki Beatty Associates is now able to offer manual handling and musculoskeletal care training tailored to your business needs.  Training provided by City and Guilds qualified manual handling trainers. Half day and refresher courses available Open course available monthly, in-house courses arranged at your convenience. To discuss your requirements please call 07734 849 345 or […]

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System

It is estimated that fewer than 300,000 organisations have an ISO 14001 certified Environment Management System (EMS) in the UK. This means that there are more than 4,400,000 businesses that do not have an EMS! (Figures from www.stayoutfront.com) Small and medium businesses are missing an opportunity to raise their stature and win new business because […]

Ladder Exchange

The Ladder Association has recently launched its Ladder Exchange 2014, where potentially dangerous ladders are taken out of circulation by offering people a cash incentive to trade them in.  Cameron Clow, Chairman of  The Ladder Association has said ” Thousands of ladders were traded in last year, saving a lot of people and businesses money […]