IOSH Managing Safely Training Courses in Newcastle.

Project Skills Solutions are pleased to announce that we are now delivering IOSH Managing Safely Training courses now in Newcastle NE11. PSS currently deliver IOSH Training courses across the UK and we have now added IOSH courses Newcastle to met our client demands. IOSH Managing Safely training courses are delivered… Read More »

NEBOSH National General Certificate VS. NEBOSH Diploma

Choosing the right qualification to study can be a challenge. This is especially true when it comes to health and safety. There are a lot of different courses out there you can study for, whether you’re hoping to pursue a career in health or safety or if you’re already within the… Read More »

6 Benefits You Will Gain From a NEBOSH Course

What is NEBOSH? NEBOSH stands for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. NEBOSH was formed in 1979 and is an awarding body with a charitable status. But why should you take a NEBOSH course? What will you get out of it? In this weeks blog, we will… Read More »

5 Benefits You Will Gain From An IOSH Course

IOSH stands for the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Here at Project Skills Solutions we offer a range of IOSH courses available at our various training centres, nationwide. But what’s the point of taking an IOSH course if you’re unaware of the benefits right? In today’s blog we will… Read More »

What Is a Duvet Day & Do They Actually Help?

So I’m sure many of you are aware of World Mental Health Day, which is every year on the 10th of October. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world in hopes to improve the support of mental health. Which is why… Read More »

Can an Open Plan Office Cut Workplace Stress?

Love them or hate them, open plan offices are a very common working environment. Can they reduce stress levels? We look at a new study to find out if open plan offices help to reduce stress at work and how this fits in with health and safety. Open plan offices… Read More »

3 More Ways to Improve Your Safety Culture at Work

Following on from our blog post at the start of the year, we look at 3 more methods that you can use which will improve your workplace culture to ensure that health and safety is viewed positively by everyone.   At the start of the year we blogged about enhancing… Read More »

Why Fire Drills Are Vital for Health & Safety at Work

Fire drills can often be seen a way to get away from our work for a few minutes but they are an important part of workplace safety. We look at what the law says about fire drills and why it is vital to have them on a regular basis.  … Read More »

What Will Driverless Cars Mean For Health & Safety?

Are driverless cars about to become the norm on our roads? Can they be used to create a safer environment? We explore these questions as well as how it might impact on people who work in driving occupations in the UK.   Driverless cars sound like something from the distant… Read More »

Health & Safety and Working Outdoors in Scorching Weather

Britain is basking in a heatwave – a long heatwave. While we aren’t particularly blessed with great weather in the UK, this summer has been a scorcher and following on from our blog post a few months ago – Tips to stay safe working outdoors in the sun – we… Read More »

3 Ways Technology Has Improved Health & Safety in the Workplace

Whether or not technology has made the world a better place can be debatable but in terms of health and safety, it has improved standards. In fact, there are many ways in which new gadgets and tech are saving lives, reducing injuries and generally making the workplace a safer environment… Read More »

Tips to Stay Safe Working Outside in the Sun

It’s that time of year again. The long (almost never ending!) winter is becoming a distant memory as we brush off the BBQ and soak up the rays. Summer is here but while it lifts everyone’s spirits, extra precautions should be taken for outdoor workers. Many of us are envious… Read More »

Can Shift Work Cause Heart Disease?

The link between shift work and various health problems isn’t a new phenomenon. Various studies have been carried out that claim to show a correlation between shift work (particularly night shift) and a number of health issues including cardiovascular problems. In fact, a study carried out by the International Agency… Read More »

What Effect Does Long Term Exposure to Vibration at Work Have?

Depending on the sector you work in, you may be exposed to vibration from using power tools or other handheld equipment. It is estimated that around 2 million workers in the UK are at risk of developing conditions that come with being exposed to long-term vibration at work. This can… Read More »

Whose Responsibility Is It to Provide PPE?

Every job comes with a degree of risk however in certain occupations working with hazardous materials or in dangerous conditions is much more common. In November 2017, we looked at the latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive. It showed that there were over 70,000 injuries reported by employers… Read More »

How Can Health & Safety Be Communicated to Migrant Workers?

In 1993 there were around 3 million migrant workers in the UK, by 2015 that number had reached 7 million. Migrant workers play a major role in our economy – some estimates put their contribution at £328m per day – however for those workers who have poor or no English… Read More »

This Is Why You Should Use Your Breaks At Work

How many people take an actual break at work? We don’t mean looking up from your computer for 30 seconds while you discuss the football or what you were watching on TV last night. We mean getting away from your desk or where you work and completely switching off from… Read More »

What is a Fee for Intervention?

Health and safety enforcement is on the rise after a number of years of falling statistics. The number of notices issued in 2016/17 was 11,913 however the number of prosecutions fell to 554. Not every health and safety breach is prosecuted and it is only the most serious of offences… Read More »

What are the main health and safety risks in the construction industry?

It’s no secret that working in the construction industry is a riskier occupation that most jobs. The nature of the work means that you are more exposed to more potentially dangerous situations than many other occupations. There were 30 fatal injuries in the UK within the construction sector in 2016-17… Read More »

Testimonials

The room size was just right. The facilities were comfortable and the refreshments were free flowing providing an environment that was perfect for concentration. The trainer (Robin) was excellent. He maintained a pace that everyone was able to keep up with, the subject matter was kept interesting, he was evidently… Read More »

Debbie Dowsett

On day 1, Keith described the three types of people that attend courses and I was identified as a hostage! Attending this course was a requirement and I will be honest, I had a mountain of paperwork on my desk and did not want to be there. By the end… Read More »

Dave Critchell – ARCS Environmental Ltd

I organised IOSH Managing Safely for staff all of whom enjoyed the 4 days and I am pleased to say all passed. I have had very positive feedback about Robin the trainer and the course has generated a great deal of discussion and thought . My contact Jo at PSS… Read More »

Peter Dickinson – East Hertfordshire District Council

About Project Skills Solutions

Project Skills Solutions have been providing NRSWA training to individuals and companies since 2004. Our team are trained to give you the very best advice in your course selection and focussed on customer service.

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