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Tue 21 Dec, 2021
Asbestos fibers are a silent killer, claiming thousands of lives every year due to this deadly material - it's important that you take precautions if working near areas where there could be risks! UKATA is dedicated to preventing workers from getting seriously ill as a result of asbestos exposure...
Thu 09 Dec, 2021
Having the correct fire safety procedures and training is imperative to ensure everyone in your workplace is protected and the business remains compliant with health and safety laws. Let's take a look at what fire safety involves, who in your workplace is responsible for putting procedures in pla...
Wed 08 Dec, 2021
### What is CSCS? The Construction Skills Certification Scheme, also known as CSCS for short, has been around since 1978 and it strives towards ensuring safety at all times during site activity by promoting safe practises among workers from different fields such as carpentry, plumbing & heating eng...
Tue 07 Dec, 2021
CPCS is a standard card scheme designed to prove the competency and skill level of plant operators. CPCS allows employers to comply with regulations and requirements. The scheme undergoes continuous review and update by the CITB. Most plants in the UK are run by the United Kingdom Contractors Gro...
Tue 07 Dec, 2021
Falling from height is one of the leading causes of worker injuries and fatalities. It remains an imminent risk to all workers. Today, we will go through the regulations regarding ‘work at height’, find out what it is, and who it applies to. ### What is 'work at height'? Work at height refers to...
Tue 07 Dec, 2021
UKCG mandates certification of plant operators, and companies outside UKCG are increasingly demanding it. CPCS has been the market leader for a long time. But in 2014, NPORS earned recognition from UKCG. They are now a valid competitor of CPCS. So, if you’re aspiring to get certified as a plant o...
Tue 07 Dec, 2021
It is important for anyone who works in construction, from labourers to senior level managers and engineers to be able demonstrate their competence if there’s a risk involved in your project or job-site location. ### What is a Black CSCS Card? The black CSCS card is for those in senior positions...

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