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7 small tips to reduce aches and pains in your everyday life

by Emily Godward
7 small tips to reduce aches and pains

Being a Health and Safety training company, our courses focus on teaching people the right skills to deal with emergency situations, and how to prevent those from arising. But what about those little niggles that we all get in our everyday life, that are not severe enough to warrant seeing a health professional? Ailments such […]

Case Study – Last minute confined space training course for Groundwork and Civil Engineering Company

by Emily Godward
Confined Space

Alpha Training recently worked with a large Groundwork and Civil Engineering Company that operates in the South East of England.  A last-minute training requirement meant that the client urgently needed a group of eight staff to be trained in City & Guilds Medium Risk Confined Spaces.  Due to operational pressures on resources they were unable […]

How to retain what you’ve just learnt

by Emily Godward
First Aid

Let’s say you’ve just attended a first aid training course, taken some notes and hopefully even passed the obligatory test at the end of the day. You feel that if something were to happen right now, shortly after the course, you’d be well prepared to deal with any first aid emergencies. But what if an […]

Companies fined for safety breaches after worker falls from height

by Emily Godward
Working at Height

Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries in the UK. Common incidents include falls from ladders and through fragile surfaces. A contractor and scaffolding company were sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell five metres from a roof. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how in December 2015 […]

Alpha Training – Supporting Operation Florian

by Emily Godward

Operation Florian is the charity set up by British firefighters to save lives overseas by donating reconditioned fire engines and emergency equipment to the world’s poorest regions. Alpha Training are delighted to have been able to assist with this worthwhile organisation – by donating used sets of Breathing Apparatus equipment – which we were reliable […]

Associate Confined Space Trainers Required

by Emily Godward
Vacancy Confined Space Trainer

Are you PASSIONATE about training? Do you want to be part of a professional team delivering quality training? If the answer is YES… a fantastic opportunity awaits you!   ASSOCIATE CONFINED SPACE TRAINER Here at Alpha Training Safety Solutions Ltd we pride ourselves in delivering innovative, immersive and quality training nationwide. We are now looking […]

Alpha Training team member charity work with Humanity First

by Emily Godward
Humanity First

A massive hats off to one of our trainers, Kalpesh Diyar, who recently spent some time volunteering in Gambia, teaching newly qualified nurses and red cross youth volunteers BLS and management of bleeding and fractures. This was all part of his ongoing work for the charity Humanity First. Kal says: “I have been involved with […]

Alpha team members qualify as PPE Inspectors

by Emily Godward
PPE Inspectors

Congratulations to two of our Equipment and Logistics team members, Joe Nieser and Neal Daniels, who have recently qualifed as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Inspectors for work at height. Joe and Neal attended the four day instructional course in Cumbria, during which time training was given regarding the inspection of PPE.  This included connectors, harnesses, […]