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Are you travelling from overseas to Occupational Hygiene 2020 (OH2020)?

If you are attending the leading international conference, Occupational Hygiene 2020, 20-23rd April 2020, then why not join us for Occupational Hygiene training as part of your travel plans. Gully Howard Technical will be running Occupational Hygiene courses either side of the OH2020 conference, aimed at supporting all budding Occupational Hygienists as well as non-UK based professionals, with training and professional development. Conference attendees will be eligible for up to £250 discount per course, per… Continue reading

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OH2020 Open for Bookings & Abstract Submissions

Professional Development Courses 20 April 2020 OH2020 Conference 21-23 April 2020 Marriott City Centre Hotel, Bristol Bookings & Abstract Submissions are OPEN Occupational Hygiene 2020 is the leading international conference in the field of worker health protection in the UK, focussing on occupational hygiene and the prevention of occupational ill-health and disease. Following on from the success of OH2019 which brought together a global audience, BOHS will once again be delivering an exciting programme which… Continue reading

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Committed to ensuring a safe working environment!

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     Here are just a few of the excellent organisations who have successfully completed our accredited, E-learning, Asbestos Awareness courses! ( Click on the images to access the company websites) ‘Asbestos is an incredibly hazardous substance that causes serious ill-health to anyone who disturbs it. For this reason, anyone who is likely to disturb asbestos in their work must have an awareness of the correct health and safety procedures to follow.  Asbestos Awareness Training… Continue reading

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Are roofers doing ‘asbestos’ they can?

There has, for some time, been a growing recognition that training does not have to mean making every delegate an expert, but teaching them what they need to know in their line of work. For example, a plumber with the Part P Defined Scope (PPDS) course can be certified to replace an electric shower without having to be a fully qualified electrician. In December, Gully Howard Technical (GHT) pledged their support for RoofCERT – a… Continue reading

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Asbestos: Be aware, not an expert

There has, for some time, been a growing recognition that training does not have to mean making every delegate an expert, but teaching them what they need to know in their line of work. A well-established example is the Part P Defined Scope (PPDS) course, which gives the trainee enough knowledge to carry out certain electrical works safely. It means that a plumber can be certified to replace an electric shower without having to be… Continue reading

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NO TIME TO LOSE REACHES ROOFING CONTRACTORS

Workers involved in repairing and replacing roofs are among tradespeople most at risk of exposure to dangerous asbestos, silica dust and other workplace carcinogens. They need to know how to identify hazardous substances and situations, and what steps to take. Now, No Time to Lose (NTTL) information and advice about avoiding contact with these causes of cancer is set to reach more roofers thanks to the support of their trade body, the National Federation of… Continue reading

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Seal of Quality: Don’t Take Our Word For It

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Accreditation badges exist to offer quality assurance to people consider using a company’s services. However, it can sometimes be confusing to know which ones to look out for, especially when an accrediting body can themselves sometimes be passing on the standards they receive from another accrediting body. So when it comes to asbestos training, what is the seal you should be looking for? As of 2017, the overarching standard for any organisation offering construction industry… Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: BOHS launches bespoke asbestos refresher training courses

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British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, has revised and re-launched its asbestos refresher courses series. The new RP402 (asbestos surveying refresher course) was made available  and RP405 (asbestos management)  are now available! The refresher courses, which were initially launched in October 2016, have been revised in response to feedback from training providers and candidates. The examination element has been removed from these courses as there was concern among candidates… Continue reading

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Working together to tackle asbestos-related cancer with Phil Sloan CCP

Check out our asbestos expert Phil Sloan talking about his experience with asbestos as part of the IOSH NTTL campaign. Phil has been working with Gully Howard Technical since 2009. With over 18 years Industry experience Phil has grown into an excellent trainer who is highly valued by both his peers and those who are fortunate enough to be trained by him. Disciplined in many fields; Phil works also provides services that include confined space,… Continue reading

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Join us in raising awareness of asbestos

Check out Gully Howard Technical’s Asbestos Awareness 2018 Campaign Here: #AsAw2018 Since beginning my new role here at Gully Howard Technical I have experienced a steep learning curve regarding asbestos with which I have a good foundation of knowledge but am by no means an expert. However the biggest part of this learning I have come to know is that not enough people know the basics when it comes to asbestos. Sure, you mention the… Continue reading

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