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Companies fined for safety breaches after worker falls from height

by Sean
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 Sean

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 […]

Alpha Training team member charity work with Humanity First

by Sean
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 Sean
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, […]

Alpha Training purchase new Drager BA sets for training courses

by Sean

Exciting delivery today! As part of our ongoing investment into our Training facilities, we’ve just purchased 15 brand new Drager PSS7000 BA Sets – with masks and body guards. The sets will be used by delegates on our Confined Space High Risk and Emergency Rescue and Recovery courses. We also purchased an additional 13 sets […]

Alpha Training team donating for local charity this Christmas

by Sean

Over the past few weeks, our head office team have been collecting essential items for donation to our local charity, Worthing Churches Homeless Projects. This morning, we took three heavy boxes of items including toiletries and Christmas treats to the local distribution centre – where they were gratefully received. Worthing Churches Homeless Projects – was started […]

Alpha Training approved under the Cyber Essentials Scheme

by Sean
Cyber Attack

Alpha Training Safety Solutions are pleased to anounce that we have now been assessed and approved under the government backed Cyber Essentials scheme. Cyber Essentials is a government-backed cyber security certification scheme that sets out a good baseline of cyber security suitable for all organisations in all sectors. The scheme addresses five key controls that, […]

Construction worker suffers fracture to his back after a fall from height

by Sean
Working at height

Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, a Darlington based roofing company was sentenced today after an employee suffered a fracture to his back requiring surgery. Newcastle Crown Court heard the injured person, Mr Stephen Merryweather, an employee of Dufell Roofing Company Ltd, was in the process of fitting new plywood boards over the top of existing wood […]

Rebrand for Alpha Training Group of companies

by Sean
Face Fit testing open days

Exciting news! Over the coming months, we will be phasing in a new brand style across the Alpha Group. Alpha Training Safety Solutions, our training company – and Rescue 2 our Confined Space and Technical Rescue company will have image refreshes to bring them into line with each other. We are also launching our new […]