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Occupational Health

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness training for operatives who may encounter Asbestos during their working day.

Asbestos Awareness -Accredited

this course is designed to increase general awareness of asbestos within the working enviroment. This course is supported by the HSE and endeavous to install a sufficient level of awareness to those that can either be potentially exposed to asbestos containing materials during their daily work activities or for those who wish to increase their knowledge of asbestos.

Asbestos Operative Initial

This course is designed to provide operatives with the knowledge and understanding of asbestos removal procedures. The course is delivered via theory and practical training methods.

Asbestos Operative refresher

Approved by UKATA, This course is a refresher for the asbestos operative course. Refreshing knowlege and removal of asbestos from the inital operative training, updating any legislation changes.

CCNSG safety passport

This CCNSG Safety Passport Scheme is a nationally recognised qualification. This course is aimed at all employees within the construction & engineering industries and sub-contractor personnel working within the installation and maintenance sectors. Candidates will be assessed on each module of the Safety Passport via a multiple-choice question paper.

Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health (COSHH)

This course is intended for all staff who are exposed to hazardous substances, but will particularly benefit delegates who are involved with the preparation of risk assessments within their work environment. The course will give delegates an understanding of every employers duty under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 to identify substances in the workplace and to assess whether they present a risk to employed persons.

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Face Fit Testing

Face Fit Testing - Tool Box Talk

This toolbox talk reviews requirements for face-fit testing and includes a practical demonstration and compares use of RPE to dust supression and capture

Fire Marshal Training

This course ensures that nominated people can effectively carry out their duties as a fire marshal. A Fire Marshal is recommended for all work locations and some locations will require several Marshalls to ensure safety of the workforce in the event of a fire or other serious incident.

Fire Safety Awareness including Practical

First Aid - Emergency - was Appointed Person

This course is for staff who need a basic grounding in first aid or employees acting as their company's appointed person. It is also for staff assisting a qualified first aider and for businesses with a low risk working environment and less than 50 people. An 'Appointed Person' certificate valid for 3 years is issued on completion of the course.

First Aid - Full (Now 3 Day)

This course will run for a total of 18 hours including the examination. Maximum of 6 hours per day. At the end of the course the examination is conducted by two independent assessors. Successful candidates receive a certificate valid for 3 years from the examination date. This course is HSE approved.

Full First Aid - Refresher

First Aid Refresher

Hand Arm Vibration (White Finger) Training

Hand arm vibration is transmitted from work processes into workers’ hands and arms. It is most commonly caused by operating hand held power tools. Regular and frequent exposure to hand arm vibration can lead to permanent health effects collectively known as hand arm vibration syndrome and other specific diseases. This course introduces the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2006 and ensures that employers are fully aware of their responsibilities under this legislation.

Manual Handling - Operations

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require that employers are responsible for ensuring that all staff who lift or move loads are trained and this course will help employers comply with this legislation. It will teach delegates how to identify risks, develop and understanding of what is being moved and be able to determine the safest method of handling to avoid injury. The course includes assessing risk, loading techniques, tail-lift use and load restraint.

Non - licenced asbestos ( Cement and textured coatings)

Accredited by UKATA, this course will allow candidates to undertake non licensed asbestos works in accordance with the Control of Asbestos regulations 2006 and all associated Codes of practice. Ideal candidates for this training would include those whose work will knowingly disturb asbestos containing materials during the course of their work activities, including building maintenance workers and supervisory personnel, and building maintenance managers.

Office Safety & Manual Handling

This course is intended for all staff who work within an office environment, but would be particularly beneficial for managers, supervisors, team leaders and Health and Safety Co-ordinators. It demonstrates to employees how important it is to use good safety practices within the office environment and shows basic preventative measures to avoid accidents and injuries, which are currently far too common in the work place.

Pesticide and Safety Management

Course covers the assessment, selection and delivery of pesticides and related health and safety management. Contact PMF on: 01453 300300 for more information

S301 Asbestos and other fibres

A proficiency level module which will give students the practical knowledge and skill to manage asbestos in buildings and give the knowledge base required to audit asbestos removal projects. The candidate will have a clear understanding of the legislation, be able to identify and record asbestos removal projects. The candidate will have clear understanding of the legislation , be able to identify and record asbestos in buildings and be aware of the methods for preventing further damage to the ACM's. They will also be throughly familiar with good working practises for asbestos removal and with the role of the analyst, air monitoring techniques and four stage clearance. The candidate will also have a good understanding of the presures and demands on the various parties involved in a removal project.