Free course will help small firms with PPE
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is to run a special health and safety clinic at the Health and Safety Expo later this month, it has been announced.
RoSPA will be providing free advice to small businesses at the Growing Business Clinic, which is to be held alongside the Expo at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre on May 23rd, reports Materials Handling World Magazine.
Companies involved in the construction industry may find they can get useful advice over issues relating to the choice and use of various forms of personal protective equipment (PPE).
The report states that the clinic will be open to businesses with less that 250 employees, will include information about legislation and will also include the opportunity to gain one-to-one advice.
PPE issues may also be covered in a course for those involved in implementing health and safety practices at work, run by Broxbourne Council in June.
The council statement said that the course provided the opportunity for those with this responsibility to gain the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace certificate
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