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FAQs

Manual Handling Training FAQs   How often do I need training? Frequency of training is dependent on policy, policy decision should be based upon risk assessment, types and complexity of client needs, and handling required.   What type of manual handling...

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In the Courts: February 2019

A carton manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker fell to his death through a skylight at its factory in Birmingham. Read the full story here A furniture maker that failed to produce an asbestos management plan for 14 years would have faced an £800,000 penalty...

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Referrals

Much of our work here at Acorn comes directly from our very satisfied customer’s referrals. Customer referrals are one of the most powerful tools available to businesses. In fact, according to Forrester Research, the best source of new business is a referral from a...

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Outsourcing Health & Safety

Whether you outsource health and safety support, or manage things in-house is a decision for individual businesses.  Employers must appoint someone competent to help you meet your health and safety duties. A competent person is someone with the necessary skills,...

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We’re recruiting!

We're recruiting! Acorn Health & Safety Ltd are currently seeking applications from trainers who can deliver client handling, first aid and IOSH managing and working safely courses to join our team as sessional trainers. Our sessional trainers complement our full...

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Tip of the Month: First Aid Box Contents

“What should I have in my first aid kit?”; There is probably not a week goes by when we do not get asked this question To start off with, there is no mandatory list of items to be included in a first-aid kit, the decision on what to provide will be influenced by the...

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Industry Spotlight: Landlords

Understanding obligations for landlords can be challenging, and can cover things like property condition and repairs, paperwork, administration and premises safety.   In this industry spotlight, we will focus on safety related topics for Landlords of residential...

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