Choosing an Online Course Provider

Many companies provide training to their employees, and this training will vary dramatically depending on the job requirements and responsibilities. While these companies may all offer different online courses, they all have one thing in common: they want their employees to be undertaking the best possible relevant course available.  These days, there are numerous different […]

Health And Safety Training Courses That Various Industries May Require

More often than not, all industries will require their workers to undergo specific training for them to do their job correctly and/or safely. It is highly likely that no matter which industry sector you work in or what your job entails, you will need to undertake at least one relevant training course during your time […]

Paediatric First Aid Courses – The Importance Of And Who Can Benefit From Them

Nowadays, there is such a huge range of different first aid courses available for people to undertake and training providers supply both onsite and online courses. Depending on your specific needs relating to first aid courses, thankfully it is easy to find a course that is suitable for you and you can ensure that you’re […]

The Undeniable Benefits of Fire Prevention Training

Often, when thinking of fire training courses, many automatically think of learning how to use fire extinguishers and evacuation aids, yet this isn’t always the case. In today’s modern age, there is such a huge range of different training to undertake concerning fire and it isn’t uncommon for employers to be unaware of this. Of […]

Everything You Need To Know About Ski Evacuation Pads

There are many different fire safety products that are used to assist during evacuations if there is an emergency. Whilst the majority of people will be unaware of these products and will just assume that these are things used by the fire department, they are frequently used by workers in specific industries to save lives.  […]

Commonly Used Evacuation Aids Everyone Should Know About

There is no denying that all businesses should have a fire safety plan/evacuation plan and it is incredibly beneficial to make sure all employees know exactly how they should proceed in the event of an emergency. More often than not, within these plans will be a mention of evacuation aids and unfortunately, many aren’t actually […]

Different Business Skills Courses All Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From

It goes without saying that starting your own business can be a huge step in your career. Undeniably, the whole process of doing so will be incredibly exciting yet very daunting at the same time and you will want to do all you can to give your business the best possible start. Whilst many entrepreneurs […]

Which Industries Should Undertake A Manual Handling Course?

All workplaces throughout the Ireland & the UK have different requirements for their members of staff, and more often than not, employers will require their team to undertake specific training courses. While in each industry the courses required will differ, it is also likely that there will be a few courses that overlap across a […]

The Importance of Fire Awareness Training in Education

When you work in an educational setting with children, it goes without saying that you have a duty of care for the little ones you look after. To ensure that you are doing all you can to protect the health and wellbeing of the children in your care, it is likely that your employer will […]

How To Keep Your Workplace Safe With The New Regulations


On 9th May 2020, guidelines were released to help companies return to work during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Government Of Ireland has put together the Return to Work Safely Protocol which is COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers. This Protocol is designed to support both employers and workers to put specific measures in […]

The Importance of Fire Safety In Nursing Homes During The COVID-19 Pandemic

There is no denying that the current global pandemic, COVID-19, has dramatically changed the way that nursing homes are functioning. From reduced staffing levels, additional cleaning procedures and a severe worry for residents’ health, there are many things that nursing homes are having to handle at this moment in time. You may find that due […]

The Benefits of Undertaking Health & Safety Training

These days, no matter how big or small your company is, your workers will face dangers that impact their health and safety. As an employer, the law requires you to provide any information, instruction or training that is needed to ensure the health and safety of your employees. So, more often than not, various training […]

Why Every Business Should Have A Fire Safety Plan

As an employer, it goes without saying that you are responsible for the safety of your employees while they are in the workplace. To ensure you are doing all you can to protect everyone working at your premises, there will be various plans you need to have in place. One of these is a fire […]

The Importance of Risk Assessments

As an employer, there is a lot of responsibility on your shoulders, and the law states that it is your duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of your employees. Specifically, under Section 19 of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005, you must assess all risks in the workplace, and therefore, […]

2½ Minutes to Evacuation in a Nursing Home?

Fire Compartment A fire compartment is part of a building constructed to provide a physical fire-resisting barrier to prevent the spread of fire and smoke to or from another part of the building. A compartment can be further subdivided into sub-compartments to aid progressive evacuation. Where residents depend on staff assistance in the event of […]