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Core Safety and Training can provide and source your organisation with solutions for all of its health and safety concerns, requirements and training needs

As well as training and safety passport, we offer a competent safety personnel service, and client representation with different levels of cover depending on your needs.

Core Safety and Training are a CCNSG, IOSH, ECITB, CITB and Qualsafe approved provider. The training offered can be tailored to your company's needs, or to the individual. We can deliver training on site or at our training locations across the UK.

In association with CTA and with Mentor Training we can also facilitate plant Novice through to requalification training for the following training boards: CPCS, NPORS, CAA, Ipaf, PASMA

HSE News

News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive

Safety bulletin – Ergonomic Issues of DP Vessel Controls

A semisubmersible DP drilling rig lost control of position for several minutes.  During this time it was obliged to shear the drill pipe and disengage the lower marine riser package, LMRP. Operators of dynamically positioned vessels and offshore installations should review the ergonomic aspects of their control system.

Safety bulletin – Offshore Crane Safety Systems

This Alert is to remind duty holders of the requirement to have measures in place to verify the correct operation and the correct settings of all safety systems and limits on offshore cranes.    

Suspended ceiling inspection

1 September marks the deadline by which theatre owners should have had their suspended plaster ceilings inspected by a specialist to ensure that they are safe. New guidance about this which was co-written with HSE following the collapse of the Apollo Theatre ceiling in 2013, can be found on the ABTT website at http://www.abtt.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ABTT-Guidance-Note-20-19May2015.pdf If […]

Safety notice – Use of barrier glands in potentially explosive atmospheres to meet IEC 60079-14:2013 (edition 5)

The current International Standard allows the use of a ‘standard’ Ex certified flameproof gland as opposed to a Ex certified ‘barrier gland’ without the requirement to apply the previous flowchart used in the British Standard. There is evidence this approach creates a fire and explosion risk. This notice provides information on what action to take.

Safety alert – Catastrophic failure of a pipework clamp connector

This safety alert highlights the issue of inadequate material properties of small diameter clamp connectors and the potential for sudden brittle failure following an incident which occurred on an offshore production platform where a 1” diameter Vector ‘Techlok’ pipework clamp connector catastrophically failed causing a gas release.

Safety alert – ‘Norfolk Range’ large wheeled dry powder fire extinguishers manufactured before 2009

Norfolk Range large dry powder fire extinguishers, manufactured before 2009 by UK Fire International Ltd, may be affected by moisture ingress at a threaded joint at the base of the unit, rendering the unit inoperable.

Safety alert: Extendable scaffolding loading bay gate – use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and unsafe means of operation

A number of manufacturers/suppliers are marketing an extendable scaffold loading bay gate that does not satisfy legal requirements when in some configurations. When extended the loading bay gate, which forms part of the edge protection on a scaffold, is not robust enough to fulfil this function and is therefore not suitable.

Safety notice: Earth Moving Machinery – changes to visibility requirements

There have been an unacceptable number of accidents related to visibility. Manufacturers and importers of Earth Moving Machinery should review the conformity assessment of their product ranges in respect of visibility from the operator’s position to ensure continued compliance.

Safety alert – External chloride stress corrosion cracking of stainless steel Lokring pipe connectors

This safety alert highlights the issue of chloride stress corrosion cracking which has been found to affect stainless steel Lokring pipe connectors, and advises on actions required.

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We have a wide range of training courses available. From Safety Passport to advanced and specialist CPD courses, and courses run for specific types of construction plant.

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In association with Construction Training Academy our commercial plant training partner, who hold the following awards:

CTA training Contstruction plant competence schemeconstruction skills City and guilds NPORSFire safety training

CORE Safety and Training Solutions Ltd
Eckington Business Centre II
8 Gosber Street
Eckington
North East Derbyshire
S21 4DA

 

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