Although many fire fighters might have received their training in specially built situations such as an aircraft fire training simulator, the chances are that many students have not. In fact, the students’ first time on campus or living in halls may be their first time of living away from the family home and being responsible […]
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The construction industry is fraught with challenges. In an attempt to equip professionals to overcome these challenges, there is a raft of construction courses that are available. Taking any course requires an investment of time and money, but are they really worth it? Here are three reasons why construction health and safety courses are a […]
These days the average family is globe-trotting. Since the cost of air travel plummeted in the 70’s, the general public has taken to the air, not just to visit those well trodden sun traps like Spain, but to head further afield, to Africa or South America.This is great, and no-one would deny that being able […]
Over recent decades, the rate of injury among workers has been declining thanks to sustained efforts among firms and the authorities. This is hugely welcome, as it means fewer people are suffering as a result of accidents. However, meeting the necessary standards when it comes to protecting worker safety is not necessarily easy for bosses.
When you choose to travel to certain far flung destinations you might require travel vaccines. These are vaccines that will protect against various diseases, such as yellow fever and cholera. Vaccines are important for two reasons, one because you may not have a natural resistance to “foreign” diseases and two, generally speaking, in warmer destinations […]