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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 […]

Estate agents fined after women fell 30 foot down a well

by Sean

Employers must always check the risks associated with their work, to protect their workers and members of the public they have contact with. A Wiltshire based estate agents has recently been fined after a member of the public they were showing round a property fell 30ft down a well. Swindon Magistrates Court heard how, during […]

Alpha stretcher training puts GAFIRS through their paces

by Sean

Alpha Training were pleased to have been able to help out with some specialist stretcher training for the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service’s volunteer crew this weekend.   We donated the use of our specialist Mobile Confined Space Training Unit, and two of our training team members, to train the crews on how to use […]

Companies fined after worker fall from Height

by Sean

Three companies from Essex have been fined after a worker fell over seven meters through a fragile roof he was replacing. Chelmsford Crown Court heard how Rafal Myslim was standing on the fragile roof at Dengie Crops Ltd in Asheldem, when the asbestos sheeting gave way and he fell 7.5m onto a concrete floor, hitting […]

New vehicles for Alpha Training

by Sean

Due to ongoing expansion, and the addition of more full time employed Safety Trainers – Alpha have added two new vehicles to our fleet for our full time training team to use. Our trainers travel all over the UK delivering our range of courses, so our on-the-road brand presence is important. The two new vehicles […]

Two men die in a tragic Confined Space tanker incident

by Sean

Two men have died after falling into a confined tanker space at a food waste recycling facility in Leicestershire. The tragic events occurred before Christmas and saw the death of 19-year-old Nathan Walker as he tried to clear a blockage in a tanker at Green Feeds Ltd at Church Farm in Normanton, an inquest has […]

New Mobile Confined Space Training Solution

by Sean

Alpha Training have invested in a second Mobile Confined Space Training Unit.  This new vehicle is a larger evolution of  our original practical training vehicle and comes with some exciting new features and benefits.  Designed to work in remote or urban areas, the unit offers a complete training solution for clients that have no classroom […]

Prospective Trainer Meet and Greet Sessions

by Sean
Safety Trainer open days

Training Vacancies – Trainer open days Alpha Training are expanding and as a result we are looking to employ more professional employed, and self employed trainers with the following experiences: First aid trainers all levels national (self employed) Confined space trainers all levels national (self employed) Confined Space Assessors and IQA’s West Sussex/ national (self […]