Health and safety: Free bitesize courses from the experts at Acorn to help protect you and your business

Health and safety bitesize courses for your and your business

HEALTH and safety – three little words which can have big implications for the future of your business if you don’t follow the rules to the letter.

But how much do you really know about health and safety, your legal obligations and the wide range of tests and assessments which need to be carried out each year to ensure your business remains compliant?

If you need a refresher on all things health and safety, our FREE bitesize courses – held over just one hour – could be just what you need to get your business back on track.

Giving you the lowdown on legionella

With spring and summer fast approaching, legionella should be at the top of your health and safety hit list.

Legionella bacteria can lurk in water systems – including air conditioning systems – and then be released into the air once they switched back on.

In our hour-long session will explain exactly what legionella is and how it can go on to cause Legionnaires’ Disease if it is not detected early and dealt with.

We’ll explain the various assessment types, the process and annual requirements and what explain what to look for when enlisting the help of a potential assessor or contractor.

At the end of the session, we’ll take you through the main regulation points before answering any questions you may have.

Fire information you can’t afford to miss

A fire remains one of the biggest threats to businesses in the UK, with many failing to recover from the damage they cause.

But the good news is they are one of the easiest things to avoid if health and safety rules and regulations are followed diligently.

Our experts will tell you everything you need to know about fire risk assessments and how often they should be carried out. We’ll explain what happens during an assessment and the steps you can take once your report comes through.

We’ll update you on the law and your obligations to ensure your premises remain safe and protected.

The very latest on Construction, Design and Management (CDM)

If you’re involved in construction, our session on Construction, Design and Management will be an important part of your health and safety toolkit.

During our sessions we’ll recap on the latest regulations and clarify the roles within the framework.

We’ll talk about the skills, knowledge and experience requirements and set out what clients expect from principal designers and best practice.

Our experts will discuss the role of the principal contractor and how health and safety advisers play an important role in the success of any project.

We’ll also take the time to discuss any questions you may have.

Getting to grips with health and safety

Our final session will delve into health and safety more generally, providing an important overview for facilities managers and health and safety officers.

We’ll discuss what you should already have in place, the processes and documents you need and the annual requirements to ensure you stay the right side of the law.

Our experts will cover the main regulation points and the steps you need to take to stay compliant.

Interested in taking the next step? Get in touch with the experts today

We have unrivalled knowledge of the health and safety industry and we want to pass this knowledge onto business owners to ensure they can steps to ensure their premises – and most importantly, their staff, remain safe and protected.

Our bitesize sessions are accessible for all and can held at your premises – or at our offices at Moulton Park, Northampton – and all delegates will receive a pack including the course slides for future reference, and a certificate of attendance.

There’s no catch and there’s no cost – simply get in touch with Max Wright at or by calling 01604 648928 and leave the rest to us.

For all your health and safety needs visit today or contact us at or on 01604 930380.

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