Data Protection (Charges and Information) Businesses Registration and Self-Assessment

Under the Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018, individuals and organisations that process personal data may need to pay…

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Women in Adventure Film Competition

The BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition is back and accepting submissions for 2021. So dive in, if you…

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DVSA Message – vehicle bridge strikes

      Network Rail is asking operators to tackle bridge strikes   Network Rail is asking lorry, bus and…

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The UK transition – Time is running out

There are new rules for businesses and citizens from 1 January 2021. (Source GOV.UK)   The UK is leaving the EU…

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Congratulations Moorland Leaders

Just back from assessing on a not so sunny Dartmoor.   Well done to the staff from Queens College who…

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) illustrated guide for community and social care settings

Details Guidance has been produced by Public Health England on personal protective equipment (PPE) is for health and social care…

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Halloween – Romance, Hauntings and Bonfires!

Every year Halloween provokes controversy and divides opinions: most people see it as just as a bit of harmless fun,…

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COVID19 – Local Lockdown Information

How to check the COVID19 restrictions applicable in your area   Coronavirus rules vary depending on whether you live in…

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How have you been feeling lately?

Mood self-assessment   If you’re 16 or over, the NHS is providing a mood self-assessment which can help you better…

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World Mental Health Day 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020 is the most important one yet.   This year has been a tough one for…

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Teenagers – kinder than you may think…..

A brief look at why teenagers may be kinder than you think – and how to inspire them to be…

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First aid during the COVID-19 pandemic

*This information is directly from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)   This page covers first aid requirements in non-healthcare…

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National Get Outside Day is back!

The outdoors is for everyone, and now more than ever, it’s so important for us to keep fit and active…

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Guidance for all – Suicide Prevention

Prevention is something that we can all individually help with. A short conversation with another person can sometimes be enough to make the…

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Fire Safety Training – for you and your employees

Fire safety training is available for you and your employees delivered by fire industry experts. Our trainers have genuine hands-on…

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Guidance for full opening: Schools

England Key changes to the guidance for England include: The following information has been updated: managing confirmed cases of coronavirus…

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Concerns about lockdown easing?

Lockdown has been difficult for many people. When we were in full lockdown across the UK things might have felt…

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Public Health England (PHE) to be replaced with the National Institute for Health Protection (NIHP)

The Health Secretary Matthew Hancock has announced that Public Health England (PHE) is to be replaced with a new pandemic…

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Passport – The identification of competence confirmed for those on the Highways England network

  A single, transferable record for everyone (known as ‘Passport’). This confirms an individual’srecorded authority to work in real-time, enforcing…

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Face coverings, Test and Trace campaign launch and update on coronavirus restrictions

Requirement for face coverings extended to other indoor settings The requirement to wear a face covering has been extended to…

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Product lifespan – Wild Country

Wild Country is one of the leading producers for climbing equipment.  The official product lifetime statement is to be amended….

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Medical and fabric masks: Who wears what and when?

  The World Health Organisation has produced this simple to follow animation that explains who should wear medical and fabric masks…

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Corona Virus – Can climbing wall chalk deactivate the virus on climbing holds?

  The Association of British Climbing Walls (ABC) have released this information from their recent work.   July 24, 2020…

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“It’s okay I have a mask, I’m sorted” But are you really?

From 24th July there will be almost no excuse for not wearing a face mask whilst out shopping in England….

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Disposing of PPE in the Recycling – Evidence and Reaction from CPI

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) applauds the public effort to maintain and indeed increase the level of domestic recycling…

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NHS Video Consultations

Video links have been around for some time, in recent times however they have become a real lifeline for individuals…

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Educational Visits – The latest from the Department for Education

 Educational visits   The Department for Education issued the following in a statement regarding educational visits. (Issued 2nd July 2020)…

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Feeling the pressure? Try this…..

These times are certainly different. COVID19 and the measures that have been put in place to manage the situation can…

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Guidance for the correct fitting of respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has compiled guidance regarding the fit testing for the employer and for those conducting…

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Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Guidance during COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

Dr Andy Lockey, Vice-President of Resuscitation Council UK, issues guidance for what you should do if someone has an out…

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Bristol Airport – Latest guidance for passengers

This guidance takes you step by step through what you can expect. In a pro-active manner Bristol Airport have produced…

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Keeping workers and clients safe during COVID – 19 in close contact services

This document has been prepared by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with input from firms, unions,…

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Air conditioning and ventilation during the coronavirus outbreak

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has produced new guidance relating specifically to air conditioning and ventilation operation during the…

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Industry Specific Guidance – Produced

We are pleased to have been part of the network of like-minded people and organisations who collectively met, discussed, researched,…

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Benefits of Exercise – NHS Article

The NHS has put together some great information on the benefits of exercise. Exercise does not have to be expensive,…

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Legal Obligations – Examining & Testing of Equipment (during the Coronavirus outbreak)

Specific information relating to the thorough examination and testing of equipment during the coronavirus outbreak and your legal obligations has…

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European Ropes Course Association (ERCA) – Modular Training

As part of our continuing professional development, we actively engage with industry. We offer a diverse range of training and…

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Fume and Dust Extraction – Introduction

This article is a quick introduction to a very in-depth subject. Our team has dedicated members who are professional and…

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Guidance for ‘Secondary School’ provision from 15th June 2020

Support with the management of health, safety and well-being for staff and puplis is available. Please use the ‘send an…

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Inspection Notice – ISC Triple-Action Snaphooks

If you own or climb using an ISC SH903/SH905 Triple-action Snaphook, please click below to read this Inspection Notice. As…

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5 steps to working safely

Practical actions for businesses to take based on 5 main steps (source GOV.UK) Make sure you read all the guides…

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Safety Alert – Face masks designated KN95

It has been brought to the attention of the HSE that a substantial number of face masks, claiming to be…

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Home Working – Guidance

Working from home has become the new way of working for many people as a direct result of the COVID19…

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Somerset – Coronavirus (COVID19) Advice

Free PPE, Support Bubbles, Zoos and Attractions, Virtual Village Hall programme and many more topics covered. For the latest information…

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30 Days – 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness.

This June, join thousands of people taking part in our annual nature challenge, 30 Days Wild! To do one wild…

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