Training is an important part of the modern business, it is also a legal requirement under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSW Act) it is an Employers responsibility to ensure their staff are trained and aware of the correct procedure whilst on site. At Hire Safe Solutions we understand the need and importance of operator training, we see it as far more than a paper exercise. We believe that well trained staff are safer, more content and far more efficient in the workplace. With working at height comes risk, according to the latest HSE statistics, in 2018/19, 40 fatal injuries to workers were due to falls from height. There were also 43,000 non-fatal accidents involving falls from height across all industries. Over 60% of deaths during work at height involved falls from ladders, scaffolds, working platforms, roof edges and through fragile roofs. The old ‘prevention is better than cure’ saying has never been truer than it is when working at height. When things go wrong, people suffer injuries, sometimes fatal. So being ahead of the game is literally a matter of life and death. Assess the risks accurately and change the assessment as soon as new information is available. Prepare people and equipment thoroughly and never, ever cut corners on safety procedures. Hire Safe Solutions offers both recognised operator training and construction related training, we can also offer bespoke training packages based on the needs of the candidate and the companies.
Give us a call and we can discuss with yourselves the best training for you & your staff and the best course of action for your companies training needs. 0800 865 4455