New Lantra Health & Safety Courses

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Health and Safety  Courses – All new Lantra Awards  Courses launched on 01 March 2016. Lantra Awards  have  launched and updated a range of Health and Safety  Courses covering Construction, Fencing, Agriculture & Horticulture and Forestry.  These  courses include  Safety Awareness, Risk Assessment and Heights is scope to  customise these to suit  businesses with  differing requirements. To emphasise the  value …

Working under power cables

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A timely reminder from  Farmers Weekly on how to react if  you  catch  power  cables  with agricultural  machinery.  Read the  article  HERE .  This is also something we deal with in depth on all  Forklift, Telehandler and Working at Heights related  courses.

Different days, different tractors

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Another   busy week full of contrasts.   Sunday and helping out at  The Fighter Collections  Flying Legends Air display.  driving a tractor Russell Smith Farms kindly   supplied to help out to   move this   39 tonne  Lockheed  Constellation.  Reversing with a difference! Monday and one of our  regulars, a great  crowd from  Rectory  Farm at Milton preparing for their  Maze spectacular.  …

Latest news from HSE shows a fall in farm fatalities

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The latest results in agriculture, forestry and fishing show: 29 fatal injuries to workers, the average over the previous five years was 36. Almost half as many workers were killed in 2012/13p as in 1981 (54), but the average worker fatality rate, over the last five years, is much higher than in any other industry section (RIDDOR); Almost half (41%) …

Govt. updates Working at Heights guidance

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has overhauled its guidance for working at height, setting out in clear, simple terms what to do and what not to do – and debunking common myths that can confuse and mislead employers. Key changes include: providing simple advice about do’s and don’ts when working at height to ensure people are clear on what …