Asbestos is the biggest occupational cancer killer in the world, claiming at least 107,000 lives every year worldwide – probably many, many more. In Britain alone around 5,000 people die every year, from work-related asbestos exposure. Anyone who could be exposed to asbestos fibres through carrying out work in buidings built before November 1999 should have asbestos awareness training.
Many people are killed in confined spaces in the UK each year and a great number are seriously injured. This doesn't have to be the case if you training your employees well. We hope this advice helps you choose the right Confined Spaced Safety Course.
IOSH Managing Safely should always be delivered by a trainer who has the competence, drive and dedication to promote positive safety management. Here's what you should know before you book.
Unsafe Manual Handling is the biggest cause of musculoskeletal injury in the UK. These common injuries cause significant pain and despair for individuals as well as resulting in short and long term absenteeism in the workplace.
Living in the high pressure, fast moving twenty first century can take its tole on people’s mental and physical health. This article highlights what you should know about stress in the workplace and how to provide relevant training to your team.
The Priti Patel story has highlighted allegations or workplace bullying at the highest level of our society. With this in mind, here are the facts you should know around workplace bullying, and how you can play your part to avoid it.
Nicola Penman Training is partnering with Electrical Training Trust to provide organisations and individuals with exciting, online health and safety training.
This blog may be useful for candidates studying for the NEBOSH General Certificate as well as making employers aware that they have important duties under health and safety law.
Be kind at work – someone might be struggling internally and we can all play our part to reduce the risk of someone taking their own life.
Take a deep breath and chill! It’s ‘know your numbers’ week, which is all about keeping your blood pressure in check! Here are five things we can do to help keep our blood pressure stable.
The World Health Organisation warns that mental health issues will be experienced for millions of people throughout the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers who proactively manage work-related stress will reduce the risk of harm at work.
Jim King has joined the NPTNI team, and agreed to offer his services as an associate freelance trainer. Find out what he brings to the team - it might be just what you need.
Did you know NPTNI are offering two IOSH Managing Safely courses for the price you would normally pay for one? Here are ten reasons why you should seriously consider sending your managers to complete an IOSH Managing Safely training course.
It’s official, being overweight increases the risk of hospitalisation or death from coronavirus. Boris has lost a stone and a half and he is encouraging us all to do the same! Easier said than done I hear you cry! But why should Boris have all the fun?
The Health and Safety Executive provides us with Management Standards Guidance to ensure the health, safety and welfare at work of the workforce. How does your organisation measure up?
Do you know what Legionella is and how it could be harmful to your employees? Here are the facts you need to know.
You might be taking care of their safety, but are you looking after your employees' health and wellbeing? Here are five reasons why you should.
A risk assessment is a crucial step in eliminating or reducing the risks of injury or ill health in the workplace. These practical tips are a valuable starting point for all employers.
Asbestos is one of the hazards included in the IOSH Managing Safely syllabus. Asbestos fibres can seriously damage lungs, and it is important to recognise and control the risk of this substance. Here are some facts you might not know.
As we return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important that we play our part and introduce safe systems to eliminate or reduce the risk of spreading the virus. Follow our suggested health and safety checklist before going back to work.
Unsuitable seating, or a poorly adjusted office chair can cause people to adopt awkward postures and sitting postures, which in turn leads to discomfort, back pain and upper limb disorders.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how we all work, and this is sure to have an impact on everyone when we return to the workplace.
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