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Health & Safety Training

We have a range of Health, Safety & Awareness courses that we are able to offer our clients, almost every one of our courses fall under this category, you can take a look through the different categories listed below where we have categorised the courses we offer or have a look at the sample list of courses listed below which will take you to the relevant information.

Our instructors are able to write courses specific to your needs, for example, we have just written & delivered an Environmental Hygiene Course.

The list below is a sample of the most popular courses we’re asked to deliver, along side them you will find the accreditation that we can offer the training through

Abrasive Wheels (NPORS, BTS Certification)

BTS deliver training on all types of Abrasive Wheels, and include Cutting & Grinding, Truing & Dressing, Buffing and various other disc types. To find out more details on specific Abrasive Wheels training for the types you use, please contact us.

We can offer this training under our own Safety Awareness or NPORS accredited.

Duration
The duration will vary depending on the delegates’ experience, and type of certification required.

Course Overview
Safety Awareness Session Covering: 1.Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels (Noise-
Dust-Eyes-Vibration-Sparks). 2. Marking of Abrasive Wheels. 3. Storage, Handling, Transporting,
Inspecting and Testing of abrasive wheels. 4. The function of all Main Components (Flanges,
Washers, Brushes and Nuts). 5. Dressing & Balancing Wheels (Bench Machines). 6. Rest adjustment
(Bench Machines) 7. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

Pre-start Checks: (Electrically Powered) Off Hand Grinding/Cut-off Machine: Wiring, Plug, Guards,
Spindle Speed Marked on Machine, Grinding Wheel undamaged and Correct Type, Correct Eye
Protection Available, Tool Rest as Close as Practicable to Grinding Face, Area Free from Debris.

Pre-start Checks: (Electrically Powered) Hand Held Grinding/Cutting-off Machine: Wiring, Plug
Guards, Spindle Speed Marked on Machine, Grinding Wheel Undamaged and Correct Type, Wheel
Not Fitted too Tightly, Correct Eye Protection Worn.

Pre-start Checks: (Petrol Driven) Cutting off Machine: Drive Belt Tension, Guard (free from Abrasive
Particles and Dust), flange Wear/Distortion, Fuel Mixture (Stored in Suitable Container), Spindle
Speed Marked on Machine, Wheel not fitted too tightly.

Inspected Wheels/Discs before use: Cracks, Damage, Blotters, Speed, Size, Correct Type for the job.

Correctly changed a Grinding Wheel/Disc

Correctly dressed a Grinding Wheel – Bench Mounted Machines Only

The above is a rough outline of the contents covered, please note that the training delivered may alter depending on the requirements of the delegates and the facilities provided.

Who should attend
Those who are required to use Abrasive Wheels.

Assessment of Training
• Multiple-choice questions at the end of the theory as well as practical test (where applicable)

Pre training requirements
Depending on the type of certification chosen, delegates may have to provide proof of their previous training.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either an NPORS or BTS Certificate & ID card.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested, but we do run open courses on occasion. To find our more or to make a booking, please contact us.

CAT & Genny (Cable Avoidance Tool) Training

BTS deliver training on all types of CAT & Genny machines, please contact us if you require training on your own machine, with the make / model so we can confirm exact ratios / duration.

We can offer this training under our own Safety Awareness or arrange NPORS accredited training, if required.

Duration
1 day

Course Overview

• P.P.E Safety wear to carry out the job i.e. boots, goggles, any special equipment for
the area (R.P.E) hearing protection may affect efficiency.

• Safety zone Exclude other traffic work from area. Signs.
Other emitting devices operating e.g. Bt doing work.

• Individual Genny transmission not to be used by people with pacemakers or near
detonation devices.

• Set up area look at site plans for cable ducts, fire mains. Agree on what you are looking
for.

• Go through settings on C.A.T. Always stressing the importance of full charge on battery

• Setting power
o 1: look for E.M.F. of power cable. The more power better the signal i.e. 440 better than 110 v
o 2: look for radio signal
o 3: look for signal sent by Genny (show how to connect) some Gennys can metal detect by themselves. To use any setting open sensitivity to wide, then narrow down to find exact position (from shotgun effect down to laser).

• Walk pattern How to search area

• Marking Cross check by marking position of signal

• Shadow signals Secondary hazards, next to or underneath primary.

Who should attend
You should attend this training if you need to use a CAT & Genny to detect underground cables / services;
The CAT is used to locate underground cables / services on groundworks, excavation and construction sites. The CAT detects these cables so they can be avoided. If you were to damage a cable or any other type of buried service during an excavation, you are increasing the chances of an accident. This may result in injury or delays in work which can increase costs.

Assessment of Training
• Multiple-choice questions at the end of the theory as well as practical test.

Pre training requirements
Depending on the type of certification chosen, delegates may have to provide proof of their previous training.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either an NPORS or BTS Certificate & ID card.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested. To find our more or to make a booking, please contact us.

Chainsaw

Duration: X Days

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COSHH

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Training

We offer this course under our own Safety Awareness certification or QNUK accredited.

Duration
This course is 3.5 hours long
N.B. this course can be paired up with other courses that we offer, including Manual Handling and Fire Awareness / Marshall. For more information on running two courses, please contact us.

Course Overview

• Principles of the COSHH regulations and history of chemicals and people

• Types of hazardous substances including U.N. 9 classifications

• Definitions of types of health hazards

• Routes of entry into body

• Effects to body

• Target organs and delayed problems

• Eh 40 and accumulative effect

• What we must do to mitigate effects and the legislation

• Risk assessment and COSHH management including hierarchy of control

• Work-place controls and signage

• Evaluation exam

• Questions and answers

Who should attend
Those working with hazardous substances that require an understanding the principles of COSHH.

Assessment of Training
Multiple-choice questions at the end of the course.

Pre training requirements
Depending on the type of certification chosen, delegates may have to provide proof of their previous training.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either a BTS or QNUK Certificate & ID card.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested, but we do run open courses on occasion. To find out more or to make a booking, please contact us.

Food Hygiene

Duration: X Days

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Harness & Fall Arrest

We can offer this training under our own Safety Awareness, IPAF or NPORS accredited.

Duration
This is a 3.5 hour course, we can run two sessions in a day, or combine this with another course, for example, Safe Working at Heights.

Course Overview

• Legislation
• The health and safety at work act 1974
• Management of health & safety 1998
• The provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998
• Working at heights 2005 regulation
• The personal protective equipment at work regulations 1992
• Safe systems of work
• Construction and maintenance
• Fitting & wearing of Harness (including inspection of equipment, identifying defects / damage, storage & documentation)
• Examination & tests
• Keeping of records


Who should attend
Those who are required to use a Safety Harness. This course is designed to give delegates a greater understanding when working at height using a Harness, Lanyard or other Fall Protection Equipment, and how to properly maintain, inspect and keep records of the equipment being used.

Assessment of Training
• Multiple-choice questions at the end of the theory as well as practical test (where applicable)

Pre training requirements
There are no pre requisite requirements for this course, however a good understanding of English is beneficial.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either an NPORS, IPAF or BTS Certificate & ID card, where applicable.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested, but we do run open courses on occasion. To find our more or to make a booking, please contact us.

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IOSH Managing & Working Safety (IOSH)

IOSH Training

BTS can offer:
1. IOSH Managing Safely Course Content
2. IOSH Working Safely Course Content

View the course content below:

IOSH MANAGING SAFELY

Duration: 3 days

Course Overview

  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding responsibilities
  • Understanding hazards
  • Investigating incidents
  • Measuring performance

Course content for IOSH Managing Safely

Who should attend
Managing Safely is designed for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation worldwide.

Assessment of Training
Multiple choice questions at the end of the course, together with a workplace health and safety risk assessment assignment which must be completed within 2 weeks of doing the test, in order to pass.

Pre training requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Candidates who successfully complete the course receive an IOSH Managing Safely Certificate.
Course Dates

Course Dates
Course dates calendar

BTS run courses based on demand, if there are no dates scheduled, please contact us and we can look at planning one for you. This course can be delivered on site, or at one of our offices.

IOSH WORKING SAFELY

Duration: 1 day

Course Overview
Memorable and thought provoking facts and case studies help reinforce learning throughout the course. Each module is backed by scenarios from genuine work situations. The course includes interactive games and puzzles, helping delegates learn in a refreshingly informal way.

Course Content for IOSH Working Safely

  • Working Safely covers

  • Defining hazard and risk

  • Identifying common hazards

  • Improving safety performance
    Protecting our environment

Who should attend
Working safely is for people at any level, in any sector who need a grounding in the essentials of health and safety. It gives everyone at work an understanding of why they must work safely.

Assessment of Training
Delegates are evaluated using a multi-format question paper and a multiple choice hazard spotting exercise

Pre training requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Candidates who successfully complete the course receive an IOSH Working Safely Certificate.

Course Dates
Course dates calendar

BTS run courses based on demand, if there are no dates scheduled, please contact us and we can look at planning one for you. This course can be delivered on site, or at one of our offices.

CSCS Green Labourer Card
Currently, delegates who complete the 1 day IOSH Working Safely course can use this qualification to apply for their Green CSCS Labourer Card. Please note that from the 31st March 2020, CSCS will no longer accept this route as a qualification to gain your Green CSCS Labourer Card.

To find out more information on this, please contact the office.

IOSH Working Safely in other languages
We are currently able to offer the IOSH Working Safely course in various languages, and run open Polish courses regularly. Other languages are available, and we can advise on this if required.

Ladders & Step Ladders

Duration
This course runs between 4 & 8 hours, depending on your requirements and if you do want this course combined with Fall Arrest or Working at Height regulations. Please contact us for more information.

Course Overview
The overview below is based on Ladders & Step Ladders only:

2. Legislation
• The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
• Management of Health and Safety Reg 1998
• Working at Height Reg 2005
• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Reg 1998
• Personal Protection at work Reg 1998
• Manual Handling Operations Reg 1992

3. Selection and Parts of a Stepladder and Ladder
4. Pre-use checks of a Stepladder and Ladder
5. Site risk assessment: – overhead, underground, weather, vehicles and people
6. Correct use of a Stepladder and Ladder: – mounting and dismounting
7. Secure storage of Stepladder and Ladder
8. Practical
9. Test on Theory and Practical

Who should attend
Anyone who is required to use a Ladder or Step Ladder and would need instruction on to use one safely.

Assessment of Training
• Multiple-choice questions at the end of the theory and a practical assessment.

Pre training requirements
There are no pre requisite requirements for this course, however a good understanding of English is beneficial.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive a BTS Certificate & ID card, where applicable.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested. To find our more or to make a booking, please contact us.

Manual Handling Training

We offer this course under our own Safety Awareness certification, NPORS or QNUK accredited.

Duration
This course is 3.5 hours long
N.B. this course can be paired up with other courses that we offer, including, Safe Working at Heights, Safety Harness, Manual Handling, COSHH and Fire Awareness / Marshall. For more information on running two courses, please contact us.

Course Overview

1. Introduction

2. Legislation
a. The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
b. The Manual handling Operations Regulations 1992
c. The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

3. Summary of Regulations
a. Employer’s duties
b. Employee’s duties
c. Common injuries

4. Making an Assessment
a. Lifting Capacities
i. Preparing to lift
ii. The load
b. Kinetic method of lifting
i. Use of a lifting platform
ii. Team lifting
iii. Using rollers to move a load
c. Safety Checklist
i. Manual handling & lifting
ii. Preparation
iii. Lifting & handling
iv. After lifting & handling
d. Factors to consider when making an assessment
i. The tasks
ii. The loads
iii. The working environment
iv. Individual capability
v. Other factors

Who should attend
This qualification is for those at work that require an understanding of the hazards associated with manual handling and how these can best be avoided.

Assessment of Training
Multiple-choice questions at the end of the course.

Pre training requirements
Depending on the type of certification chosen, delegates may have to provide proof of their previous training.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either a BTS, NPORS or QNUK Certificate & ID card.

Driver CPC
BTS are approved to deliver a 7 hours Manual Handling for Drivers course, this means that not only will your delegates receive a Manual Handling certificate, but they will also gain 7 hours towards their Driver CPC periodic training. To find out more on Driver CPC, click here.

Course Dates
Course dates are added every few weeks, depending on demand, but more often than not are scheduled as and when requested. If you do not see a date below, please contact the office. To find out more or to make a booking, please contact us.

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) (BTS Certification)

Duration: X Days

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Shunter

Duration: X Days

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Safe Working at Heights

We can offer this training under our own Safety Awareness, IPAF or NPORS accredited.

Duration
This is a 3.5 hour course, we can run two sessions in a day, or combine this with another course, for example, Harness and Fall Arrest.

Course Overview
Work at height means work in any place where, if precautions were not taken, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury. You are working at height if you:
• work above ground/floor level
• could fall from an edge, through an opening or fragile surface or
• could fall from ground level into an opening in a floor or a hole in the ground

Work at height does not include a slip or a trip on the level, as a fall from height has to involve a fall from one level to a lower level, nor does it include walking up and down a permanent staircase in a building.

1. Legislation
HASAWA 1974,
PPE Reg 1992,
Working at height reg 2005,
Manual Handling operations reg 1992,
PUWER 1998,
The management of health and safety at work reg 1999

2 Awareness and understanding of :-
Scaffolding,
Scafftags,
Mobile scaffolding

3 Awareness, Inspection, Safe use and storage:-
Harness
Lanyard
Ladders
Stepladders
Fall arrest Equipment
MEWPS

4 Rescue arrangements

Who should attend
Those who are required to Work at Height, or have an understanding of the risks when working at height. This Working at Height training course helps you to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures,

Assessment of Training
• Multiple-choice questions at the end of the theory session.

Pre training requirements
There are no pre requisite requirements for this course, however a good understanding of English is beneficial. This is a classroom course only, no practical training is given.

Operators who successfully pass the course will receive either an NPORS or BTS Certificate & ID card, where applicable.

Course Dates
Courses are usually scheduled when requested, but we do run open courses on occasion. To find our more or to make a booking, please contact us.
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Training Location
We deliver the course at both of our offices, Barry & Baglan, Port Talbot. We are also licensed to deliver the training at customers’ sites & have travelled around the United Kingdom & Europe to deliver this training.

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How to Book
If you would like to book a place on one of the above courses and you meet the required criteria you can Contact Us through the number at the top of the page, fill in the enquiry form on this page:

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