Posts by Emily Godward

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What to expect from an Alpha Confined Space training course

by Emily Godward
Confined Space Training

So you’ve been booked on to a confined space training course by your employer, you’ve received the joining instructions and course content for the day. But what exactly happens on the day? One of our recent delegates recalls his experience attending a Confined Space Basic Entry course: 8.45am I arrive at the Alpha Training Academy […]

Alpha Training Safety Solutions Ltd and UK Power Networks renew confined spaces training agreement

by Emily Godward
UKPN logo

Press release Alpha Training Safety Solutions Ltd (Alpha) has been reappointed as the main supplier of confined space training for UK Power Networks with immediate effect after a robust and stringent procurement process. Alpha has supported UK Power Networks, which delivers electricity to 8.3 million homes and businesses across London, the East and South East, […]

Industry Spotlight: Health & Safety on Farms

by Emily Godward
Health & Safety on farms

Agriculture remains a high-risk industry as recent figures by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) show. According to the HSE, agriculture, forestry and fishing has consistently ranked as one the riskiest industry sectors with high rates of fatal injury. Just over one in a hundred workers work in agriculture, but it accounts for about one in […]

Case Study – On-site Confined Space Training for construction and haulage company

by Emily Godward
Training Academy

A West Sussex based construction and haulage company approached Alpha for an urgent requirement in on-site Confined Space Training. Their current provider was failing to provide them with training dates that accommodated their needs and way of working.  They required onsite training at short notice while remaining cost-effective. The firm provide muckaway and groundworks services […]

Alpha Training now EUSR approved training provider

by Emily Godward

We are excited to share that Alpha Training have recently been approved by the EUSR (Energy & Utility Skills Register) as a training provider. EUSR is the register of training and skills for the energy and utilities sector. Individuals that have undertaken training and/or assessment on EUSR schemes or programmes have these recorded against their registration […]

Guess how many decorations there are – Christmas competition 2019

by Emily Godward

Take part in this year’s Christmas competition and a delightful box of chocolates by Hotel Chocolat could be yours! All you need to do is guess how many festive decorations there are on our tree, and send your answer to info@alphahealthandsafety.com or comment on our social media. Terms & Conditions apply: The competition opens on […]

Who is responsible for Health & Safety on construction sites?

by Emily Godward
Health & Safety in construction

The UK construction industry is considered a high-risk industry and accounts for a large percentage of fatal and major injuries, as well as wide-ranging health issues. The most recent figures published by the Health & Safety Executive (30th October 2019) show that in 2018/19 there were: 30 fatal injuries to workers and seven to members […]

Step-by-Step Guide to CPR

by Emily Godward

According to the British Heart Foundation, there are over 30,000 cardiac arrests a year in the UK that happen outside of hospital where the emergency medical services attempt to resuscitate the victim. A cardiac arrest occurs when a person’s heart goes into a life-threatening rhythm and stops pumping blood around their body and to their […]

Vacancy – Face Fit Tester

by Emily Godward

Vacancy for a Face Fit Tester Alpha Training’s sister company – Face Fit Testing UK Ltd has a vacancy for a Face Fit tester. Based at the company head office in Poling, West Sussex – the role will involve travel to client sites across the South of England, providing both quantitative and qualitative face fit […]