Category: News

Welding Fume Exposure Update:

Welding Fume Exposure Update:

Written by Paul Humphrey, CMIOH There is new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that exposure to mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans. This means that worker

GHT deliver asbestos training South Africa 2019

GHT deliver asbestos training South Africa 2019

In collaboration with Julie Hills of SATS Services and President of the SAIOH Being a major asbestos producer and exporter historically, South Africa has born the brunt of the health consequences of asbestos. It has one of the highest incidence

FAAM and ACAD Announce New Skill Card for the Asbestos Sector

Image: this exclusive skill card is available for asbestos analysts and surveyors who hold valid BOHS asbestos certificates The Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management (FAAM), Asbestos Control and Abatement Division (ACAD) and The National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants (NORAC)

Are you doing ‘asbestos’ you can when it comes to training?

Are you doing 'asbestos' you can when it comes to training?

Raising the standards in roofing Last month, Gully Howard Technical pledged their support for RoofCERT – a four-year accreditation programme jointly funded by CITB and NFRC. As a respected and trusted CITB approved training organisation, Gully Howard Technical (GHT) see RoofCERT as an important

Asbestos Refresher courses: FAQs (Updated March 2019 to include e-learning)

BOHS

From awareness, non-licensed removal and management of asbestos registers and reporting… Frequently Asked Questions: Is there a legal requirement to undertake regular asbestos refresher training? Current legislation states that workers who undertake non-licensed asbestos work should complete annual refresher training:

A look back at 2018, what a year!

As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to look back at the challenges, changes and accomplishments of 2018. Everyone knows that, in business and industry, standing still is tantamount to walking backwards. Happily, our year at

Seal of Quality: Don’t Take Our Word For It

CITB Approved Training Provider

Accreditation badges exist to offer quality assurance to people consider using a company’s services. However, it can sometimes be confusing to know which ones to look out for, especially when an accrediting body can themselves sometimes be passing on the

Faces of the Industry (FAAM Conference 2018)

Faces of the Industry (FAAM Conference 2018)

Perhaps this isn’t something I should admit, but I always look forward to industry conferences. It’s not just that they are an excellent opportunity to learn and develop oneself professionally. For me, the best part is getting a chance to

ANNOUNCEMENT: BOHS launches bespoke asbestos refresher training courses

British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, has revised and re-launched its asbestos refresher courses series. The new RP402 (asbestos surveying refresher course) was made available on 31 October, with RP404 (asbestos site clearance analysis)

CITB ASBESTOS TRAINING: Did you know……

I (Kirsty Phillips, Training Manager) have been speaking with lots of professionals in the training and asbestos space and there seems to be a huge amount of confusion over who is APPROVED, RECOGNISED, ASSURED and what this means. Recently, I