Health and Safety Awareness Course

The Benefits of Taking a Break

Why Are Breaks Great For Productivity?

Taking a break is counterproductive to productivity. It’s common sense, right? People aren’t working during breaks, so they’re not productive. It’s obvious.  It’s also wrong.  In fact, pursuing such a management strategy is actually counterproductive to your overall business goals. This is because, over a long period of time, the amount of effort and level …

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Everything You Need To Know About Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive wheels are an important and useful tool in the construction industry. However, they are also an incredibly dangerous piece of equipment, one which carries the risk of injury and even death if used by a person who has not been properly.  To minimise this risk, APT offers a range of courses designed to keep …

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Recognising the Signs of Asbestos Poisoning 

As we’ve previously discussed, asbestos is an incredibly dangerous material. Over long exposure, it causes numerous illnesses, including several forms of cancer. Because of this risk, asbestos is a serious health hazard, and it must be removed as soon as possible to protect people’s health.  As part of our goal of teaching people useful and …

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Treating Heat Frustration

Treating Heat Frustration

Heat frustration is one of a range of heat-related syndromes. Specifically, heat frustration is when a person’s body loses too much water or salt through sweat. As a result, dehydration sets in. The symptoms associated with heat frustration can be very dangerous – particularly if left untreated. In this article from APT, we’ll be going …

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HSA training, the first step in getting your CSCS Green Card

What is a CSCS Green Card? The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) issued the Green CSCS card to ensure that employees working on construction sites have the necessary health and safety knowledge and to improve the overall safety and quality of construction sites. With a Green CSCS Card, the card holder is shown to possess …

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