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Tip of the Month: Fireworks

As we head towards firework season we’ve put together our top ten firework safety tips and also some sparkler safety tips that we hope you will find helpful. As large scale events cannot now happen, people may be tempted to do their own home displays without being...

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Training Focus: Manual Handling of Loads

Did you know that incorrect manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries? These include work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as pain and injuries to arms, legs and joints, and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts, which accounts...

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HSE First Aid Certification Extension

During the Coronavirus outbreak, the HSE announced that if you hold a First Aid certificate that expires on or after 16 March 2020 and cannot access requalification training because of coronavirus, you may qualify for an extension. They initially extended these until...

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E-certificate preferences

Based on government guidance in helping to reduce the risk of transmission of infection, changes to our working practices to ensure business continuity and to ensure all customers continue to receive course certificates in a timely manner, we will no longer be...

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Training Focus: First Aid at Work

As many of you will already know, here at Acorn Health and Safety we have considerable expertise in First Aid and provide a fantastic portfolio of First Aid training courses. We are extremely passionate about First Aid and believe that no matter who you are and what...

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Tip of the month: Working at Height Safely

Considering the risks associated with work at height and putting in place sensible and proportionate measures to manage them, is an important part of working safely. With the recent high winds the summer storms have sent us, this is extremely important. As an...

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