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Covid-19 Safe Workplaces

COVID-19 SAFE WORKPLACES

Duration: 30 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course explores the risk to workers caused by the Covid-19 virus and covers actions that can be taken by employers and employees to protect themselves and each other as they return to work. The content of this course is based on the latest information from the UK government and the NHS.

CPD  Approved

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Preparation for CITB Touch Screen Test

PREPARATION FOR CITB HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT TOUCH SCREEN TEST

Duration: 120 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is for candidates who have completed their Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course and want to prepare for the touch screen test. The course reviews the key learning objectives of the Level 1 course and concludes with a 50 question test that has been produced in the style of the touch screen test. 

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Cyber Security

CYBER SECURITY

Duration: 25 Minutes
£35 + VAT

Employees, managers and directors should all have a good understanding of the threat posed by cyber-attacks and the importance of guarding against data breaches. This short course will explain why cyber attacks and data breaches happen and provide practical advice on how to set up effective defences.

CPD  Approved CPD

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Basic Legionella Management

BASIC LEGIONELLA MANAGEMENT

Duration: 75 Minutes
£65 + VAT

This course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled. It helps you to understand the risk that Legionella poses and helps you develop the systems and working practices you need to stay ahead. It gives you enough knowledge to get a Legionella control programme off the ground yourself – or make confident, informed choices when commissioning others to take this on for you.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards and CPD  Approved

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Level 1 Food Safety Catering

LEVEL 1 FOOD SAFETY - CATERING

Duration: 50 Minutes
£15 + VAT

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 1 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food catering setting.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Level 2 Food Safety Catering

LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY - CATERING

Duration: 75 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food catering setting.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Level 2 Food Safety - Manufacturing

LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY - MANUFACTURING

Duration: 75 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food manufacturing setting.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Manual Handing

MANUAL HANDLING

Duration: 75 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.Important note: Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

IIRSM & CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

BASIC FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS FOR CARE HOMES

Duration: 60 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment. This course is a variation on the Basic Fire Awareness course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards and CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Display Screen Equipment Awareness

DISPLAY SCREEN EQUIPMENT AWARENESS

Duration: 50 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is aimed at users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If DSE equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders. As an employee, you share the responsibility to keep people safe at work. That means undergoing relevant training and ensuring that rules are followed.

IIRSM  Approved

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Assessing Display Screen Equipment

ASSESSING DISPLAY SCREEN EQUIPMENT

Duration: 110 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is aimed at companies who employ users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called and is intended to be completed by those who will be assessing the DSE set ups of employees. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders.

IIRSM  Approved

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Working at Height

WORKING AT HEIGHT

Duration: 105 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height. It covers what constitutes work at height, the safety issues, and how to assess and reduce some of the risks.Important note: Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include working at height you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved

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Emercency First Aid at Work online Annual Refresher

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK ONLINE ANNUAL REFRESHER

Duration: 150 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This Emergency First Aid Refresher course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the actions that you can take to help.

IIRSM Approved

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Lockdown Procedure in Schools

LOCKDOWN PROCEDURE IN SCHOOLS

Duration:  60 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course will start by introducing the learning outcomes and role of the lockdown officer, then discuss some of the likely reasons for a lockdown, go over some of the steps you can take to prepare your school for lockdown as well as what to do in the event of a lockdown taking place.

CPD Approved CPD units 2

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Introduction to HACCP Level 2

INTRODUCTION TO HACCP LEVEL 2

Duration: 80 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course will start by covering some of the key terms you will need to understand before moving on to identifying critical control points and analysing some of the key hazards. It'll show you how to determine control points and how to avoid cross-contamination in the food chain. It will also cover some of the control measures that can be taken along with how to address a problem if a critical limit is breached.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Working in Confined Spaces

WORKING IN CONFINED SPACES

Duration: 25 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course will cover the legislation associated with working in confined spaces. What constitutes a confined space, the potential hazards, safe operating procedures, and emergency procedures and rescue.Important note: This is an awareness course only, designed for people who need to be aware of the hazards and risks of confined space working but are not required to enter a confined space. If you are required to perform any work activity in, or in the proximity of, a confined space then you will also need to have an 'approved' standard of practical training at the 'appropriate' level.

IIRSM  Approved

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Introduction to Risk Assessment

INTRODUCTION TO RISK ASSESSMENT

Duration: 90 Minutes
£35 + VAT

At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.

IIRSM Approved 

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Slips Trips and Falls

SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS

Duration: 60 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course will introduce you to some of the statistics relating to slips, trips and falls and dispel some of the myths surrounding them. It also touches on the law as it relates to slips, trips and falls. It contains real examples of where things have gone wrong and some practical steps that could have been taken to prevent these incidents. The course also covers some of the straightforward changes that can be made in most businesses to significantly reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall incident occurring.

IIRSM Approved 

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Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL SAFETY FOR LONE WORKERS

Duration: 45 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course acts as an introduction to personal safety for lone workers and applies to those that work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers. It covers the legal responsibilities of both employers and employees, some of the common security precautions that can be implemented, practical steps you can take to avoid conflict in lone worker situations and other elements that can contribute to lone worker safety. 

IIRSM Approved 

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Behavioural Safety

BEHAVIOURAL SAFETY

Duration: 45 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course defines behavioural safety and explains the origins of the concept. It covers how it can be implemented in the workplace and some of the potential benefits. It includes analysis of some examples of 'at risk behaviours' and some examples of ways you can measure how well your organisation is doing when it comes to safety. Finally it touches on some of the key laws regarding health and safety in the workplace and how to ensure positive workforce attitudes.

IIRSM Approved 

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Safeguarding Children

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN

Duration: 75 Minutes
£35 + VAT

Safeguarding is a term that describes the work and processes undertaken to minimise and manage the risks involved to vulnerable children. During this training video you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislations put in place to minimise the abuse of children.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Prevent Duty

PREVENT DUTY

Duration: 65 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course starts with an overview of the Government's Prevent strategy, and then looks at some of the reasons people become extremists. It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Paediatric First Aid

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Duration: 125 Minutes
£35 + VAT

The aim of this course is to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and confidence you need to deal with paediatric first aid situations. It covers all of the key topics including: emergency planning, assessing a situation, basic Life Support, CPR, shock, fractures, bleeding and a range of other minor illness and injuries. Please be aware that having a theoretical knowledge on its own is not enough to be considered competent in paediatric first aid and practical demonstration in some areas is required to complete this training. Please contact us to arrange this.

CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Fire Marshall

FIRE MARSHAL

Duration: 220 Minutes
£35 + VAT

The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. - Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 5

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

SUPERVISING FOOD SAFETY - LEVEL 3

Duration: 260 Minutes
£125 + VAT

This is a detailed course that starts with basic definitions, then follows a logical path through other topics including, types of food hazards, personal hygiene, pest control, legislation, enforcement, and the design and cleaning of premises and equipment. It also discusses how to implement a successful food safety management system. There's a wide range of topics because an effective Food Safety Management System, professionally run, protects your customers, your staff, and the reputation of your company.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 6

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Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

LEVEL 1 HEALTH & SAFETY IN A CONSTRUCTION ENVIRONMENT (LEADING TO A CSCS GREEN CARD)

Duration: 120 Minutes
£75 + VAT

Health & Safety is a significant concern. Everyone has an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents at work. Failure to meet the requirements of Health and Safety regulations carries serious consequences so understanding these requirements is vital. This course is aimed at those starting out in the construction industry and provides an introduction to some of the key aspects of health and safety on and around construction sites. It can be taken along with the accredited exam to provide you with a recognised qualification that can form part of your CSCS card application.

ETA Awards & CPD Approved CPD units 3

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Asbestos Awareness

ASBESTOS AWARENESS

Duration: 65 Minutes
£35 + VAT

As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.

RoSPA, IATP & CPD  Approved

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Asbestos Awareness for Architects & Designers

ASBESTOS AWARENESS FOR ARCHITECTS & DESIGNERS

Duration: 75 Minutes
£35 + VAT

As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos. This course is a variation on the Asbestos Awareness course that contains specific information for designers and architects.

RoSPA, IATP & CPD  Approved

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Level 1 Food Safety Manufacturing

LEVEL 1 FOOD SAFETY - MANUFACTURING

Duration: 50 Minutes
£15 + VAT

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 1 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food manufacturing setting.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Level 1 Food Safety - Retail

LEVEL 1 FOOD SAFETY - RETAIL

Duration: 50 Minutes
£15 + VAT

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 1 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food retail setting.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Level 2 Food Safety - Retail

LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY - RETAIL

Duration: 75 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food retail setting.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Basic Fire Safety Awareness

BASIC FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS

Duration: 60 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment.

RoSPA, IFE,  Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Fire Marshall

FIRE MARSHAL

Duration: 220 Minutes
£35 + VAT

he main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. - Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses.

RoSPA, IFE,  Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 5

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Fire Extinguisher

FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Duration: 25 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Learn how to identify the different types of fire extinguishers that might be installed within your workplace and what situations they might be used in. At the end of the final module you will be presented with a simulation that will test what you've learnt.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Abrasive Wheels

ABRASIVE WHEELS

Duration: 100 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. It covers different types of abrasive wheel, safety in their use and how to identify the type of wheel.

IIRSM & CPD Approved CPD units 3

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH (COSHH)

Duration: 125 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. It's aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people

IIRSM  Approved

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Working Safely

WORKING SAFELY

Duration: 150 Minutes
£65 + VAT

Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff, both employers and employees. Health and safety is one of the few areas where the law places specific duties specifically on employees so a knowledge of where this applies and how to ensure that it is adhered to is vital to protect individuals and businesses. The course covers a wide range of topics including fire safety, asbestos awareness, working at height, COSHH, PPE and electricity. It also covers schemes for improving safety performance and methods of protecting the environment.

RoSPA, IIRSM & CPD Approved

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Workplace Health & Safety

WORKPLACE HEALTH & SAFETY

Duration: 45 Minutes
£35 + VAT

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and you'll be able to list common causes of accidents. You'll also be able to understand good practice in relation to electricity and describe the use of safe manual handling techniques as well as be able to describe good practice associated with COSHH regulations, be able to describe your action in the event of a fire and also you will know how to deal with an accident.

IIRSM & CPD Approved

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Allergen Awareness

ALLERGEN AWARENESS

Duration: 100 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explains the differences between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger allergic reactions. It takes a detailed look at the symptoms of food allergies and takes in the wider picture discussing the current theories of why rates are increasing. It then finishes off by covering practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens and also what steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD Approved CPD units 3

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Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5

ACHIEVING FOOD HYGIENE RATING LEVEL 5

Duration: 50 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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CDM Awareness

CDM AWARENESS

Duration: 40 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This awareness course covers the core concepts of the regulations and details the various roles that are required for a construction project along with the key documents that need to be produced. It starts with an introduction to CDM, then covers some of the parameters that need to be checked when a project is being planned. It finishes by detailing a number of example projects that illustrate how the regulations can be applied.

IIRSM Approved 

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Electrical Safety

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Duration: 45 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will start by covering the many benefits electricity brings to society, as well as its key components voltage, current and resistance. It will explain the two main types of electricity, cover UK accident and death statistics, and describe a simple way of remembering the electrical hazards. It then goes on to provide basic instructions about how you could safely help someone you suspect has received an electric shock.

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Noise Awareness

NOISE AWARENESS

Duration: 55 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course will show you how dangerous noise can be in the workplace, and the main safety issues you should be aware of. It will take you through some of the simple science, the main laws that apply and introduce you to noise level limits. It also covers some of the specific health risks and how to avoid them by producing risk assessments, action plans and through the provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

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Safeguarding Adults

SAFEGUARDING ADULTS

Duration: 75 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate measures for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered. This course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Positive Handling In Schools

POSITIVE HANDLING IN SCHOOLS

Duration: 100 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out. It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally best practice in theory if you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Working Within the Private Security Industry

WORKING WITHIN THE PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY

Duration: 90 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is an introduction to the private security industry, and the main services it covers. It discusses the body which regulates the industry, highlights the standards of behaviour expected from security operatives, and the law as it relates to the industry. It includes an in-depth look at health and safety issues, the concept of duty of care and examines a range of emergency situations which security operatives might be involved with. The course also covers communication skills, including tips for effective radio communication and instructions on how to use the phonetic alphabet.

CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Personal Protection Equipment

PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

Duration: 60 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course will show how wearing PPE plays a crucial role in preventing and reducing fatalities, injuries and diseases at work. It includes details of a wide range of PPE options, examines the legislation and regulations and also covers the role risk assessment plays in the selection and use of PPE. The course concludes with advice on how to use, fit and wear PPE and its physical and theoretical limitations.

CPD Approved CPD units 2

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THEORY TEST FOR COUNTER BALANCE & REACH TRUCKS

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