IOSH HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING

Browsing Archive: September, 2012

IOSH Campaigns at the Lib Dem Conference

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Tuesday, September 25, 2012,

Compile Consulting backs the IOSH Campaign to explain the benefits of Health and Safety provision to the UK to all the Major Political Parties. The Buncefield Disaster in Hemel Hempstead reminds us how vulnerable UK Cities and Business Parks are to simple cascading failures in safety which become more likely when regulators and organisations drop their guard. More



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Compile Consulting E-Store goes live

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Tuesday, September 25, 2012,
Compile Consulting has today launched an online booking and payment system to allow delegates to register for IOSH Managing Safely courses being run in classroom locations in Oxfordshire or West Yorkshire or by elearning anywhere in the world.
The payment system uses Pay Pal to ensure secure and rapid enrolment.



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Why SME Deregulation is Misleading Small Business Leaders

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
Today Coalition Conservative Minister Michael Fallon has announced deregulation for Small Businesses in a bonfire of Red Tape.


Compile would urge Small Business Owners to treat this deregulation with caution. Whilst by April 2013, Small Low Risk Businesses such as Shops might not expect routine Local Authority Visits and perhaps think that the risk of getting caught for breachs of the 1974 HSAWA might be lower, if simple Risk Controls are ignored by businesses such as Checking Smoke Alarm...
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2012-13 IOSH Course Dates

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
Due to demand Compile Consulting is please to announce the following Course Dates for the 4 day IOSH Managing Safely Course from October 2012 to April 2013.

  • Cedars Business Centre, Barnsley Road, Hemsworth, Wakefield, WF9 4PU

2012 October 15,16,22,23, November 6,7,13,14, December 4,5,6,7

2013 January 8,9,10,11 February 5,6,7,8 March 5,6,7,8,April 9,10,11,12

Course Fee £399 plus VAT

  • The Lambert Arms Hotel, London Road, Aston Rowant, Watlington Oxford, Oxon, OX49 5SB

2012 November 20,21,22,23

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Britain's Golden Safety Games

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
August 14th 2012 - Britain's Golden Games - How taking safe risks led Team GB to a record medal haul and the ODA to a world beating Olympics and Paralympics. Read how the HSE helped to make this happen


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Compile Consulting appointed Managing Safely Training Provider by IOSH

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
August 21st 2012 - Compile Consulting is authorised by IOSH to become an accredited IOSH Training Provider for IOSH Managing Safely Version 3.1 Compile can offer a full range of options for the IOSH Managing Safely course - either incompany delivery, face to face, elearning (in association with specialist partners) or blended and classroom delivery.



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Wellbeing, Safety and Leadership - CIPD Survey

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
A New survey by CIPD this month has revealed some fascinating facts. Firstly nearly  1 person in 3 in the workforce has  line management responsibilities, making Britain’s army of managers not the estimated 4 million but a staggering 8 million people, leading 16 million others. Many of these 8 million people have received no formal management training or have a clear understanding of their legal responsibilities of duty of care under employment or safety legislation.  They also have an over...

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Is a Training Investment Gap holding back your business growth?

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,

UK Research and Training Consultancy Compile Consulting is highlighting one of the contributory factors holding back economic recovery in the UK Economy. 
 An analysis of UK companies training investment expenditure shows that organisations have been putting off key Learning and Developmental investment and cutting training budgets since 2007.  Year on year cuts of 30% and upwards have led to the emergence of a training skills gap which is damaging the UK economy and preventing companies b...

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Blended Learning 2.0 - The future of Training

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
The future of training - company specific elearning, with tutor support and blended short duration classroom workshops. As organisations examine the ever increasing need to up-skill key employees with diminishing budgets and resources - a new model for learning is emerging which offers an 80% saving on total training costs while increasing learning outcomes. Traditional classroom training whether in-house or provided by external provider is being superceded by a more flexible technology integ...
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Overcoming the Paradox of Safety Controls

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
Anyone who was alive in the 1970's will never forget the clunk-click every trip road safety adverts extolling us to buckle up our seat belts. The fitting of car seat belts became a mandatory road safety law in 1966 but the wearing of seat belts became mandatory in 1983.

 The paradox of safety however is the part of human nature which makes us take more risks the safer we feel. In a 21st Century high performance sports car fitting with impact protection, anti-lock braking, and a host of oth...
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Amazing Amazon - An example of Best Practice

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
Major international companies invest in infrastructure, technologies and systems to make large scale operations appear to work seemlessly. Amazon is an example of Best Practice in such areas.



A further explanation of warehouse operations.


Amazon use an intelligent mix of Kaizan techniques along with a commitment to NEBOSH learning and safety management systems.
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Safety Case Studies

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
How 5 British Companies :EON, Rolls Royce, AstraZeneca, Glasgow City Council, & Transcosaved £37 million through safety training & management initiatives.


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Health and Safety for SMEs

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,

 New IOSH Comres Survey reveals that 88% of SME owners unaware of the £7.8billion cost to industry from workplace accidents & illness each year. 79% are unaware of savings they can make to their bottom line from Health & Safety interventions, 52% said their own business training had not given them a good grounding in Health & Safety.

While Small & medium sized 50+ businesses recognised the business benefits of Health and Safety initiatives (increase in business secured or retained,...
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Mitie Success

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
MITIE ENGINEERING MAINTENANCE

 I have been privileged to help companies by designing and organising bespoke training programmes which aim to solve a specific organisational training need.
In 2007 I assisted Mitie Engineering Maintenance to establish a bespoke ILM accredited programme of New Manager Training which was piloted and then delivered across the UK and was nominated for a National Training Award.
Please see attached videos which show Mitie's strong commitment to Learning an...
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Legionella in the UK

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,
The Recent tragic outbreak of Legionella in Scotland highlights the needs for companies and organisations to be aware of the dangers of legionella and the legal requirements to safeguard against Legionnaires Discease. The HSE published in April this year a timely guide "Legionnaires Disease - A Brief Guide for Duty Holders"  INDG 458 (download a free copy here)
which should be essential reading for any organisation with cooling towers, showers, spa pools, water fountains, humidifiers and othe...
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Too Much Health & Safety in the UK?

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012,

We recently asked a group of employees this question : "Do you think there is too much Health and Safety in the UK?" - the results were illuminating.



We think that given nearly all media coverage of workplace Health and Safety in the Press, on TV and Ministerial Press Statements has been negative about Health and Safety the above results are not as surprising as many would feel.

Yet when we discussed things further with group many had completely different attitudes towards other types of...
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Is your organisation at risk from Titanic Syndrome?

Posted by Jonathan Pile on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, In : Health and Safety 
Titanic Syndrome is a "state of mind where an organisation or a leadership believe in the invincibility of their risk controls in direct opposition to the facts". In 1912 - HMS Titanic's ship makers and operators had believed in the construction of one of worlds largest, most modern, and certainly luxorious ships they also had one of the safest ships in the World. It was this false belief which underpinned the lack of concern about about inadequate safety measures (such as having fewer...
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