Our Courses

Abrasive Wheels

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

This course is designed to help the individual understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with Abrasive Wheels. It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receives abrasive wheels training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels. Aim of the course: The aim of the course is to provide training to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998 (PUWER)

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Asbestos Awareness

AsbestosHealth & Safety
POA

Asbestos awareness training is required to be given to employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to asbestos. In particular, it should be given to all demolition workers and those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is Foreseeable that their work will disturb the fabric of the building because ACMs may become exposed during their work. Exemption from this requirement would apply only where the employer can demonstrate that work will only be carried out in or on buildings free of ACMs. Asbestos awareness training is not training to work with any forms of asbestos. It is likely to form the first part of training for work with asbestos, but on its own it is does not meet the legal requirements laid down under CAR. Purpose The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, Regulation 10 requires every employer to ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to their employees who are or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, or who supervise such employees. Course Objective To provide an awareness and development of knowledge to site based employees of the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACM’s) within their everyday working environment and an overview of the legislative measures in place to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.

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Fire Marshall Training

Fire SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

Course aims Our fire marshal course will provide the delegates with a comprehensive review of theoretical and practical understanding of the typical functions of a fire marshal within a workplace. This course will additionally give delegates an understanding of how fires start and propagate within buildings together with the tools to assist with the development and implementation of emergency evacuation arrangements At the end of the course delegates will be trained to: Understand the role of the Fire Marshal / Warden Understand the importance of regular fire drills Explain how fire and smoke spread within buildings Awareness of all fire safety measures in the workplace Understanding of their actions in the event of fire and the operation of the fire alarm Confidence in identifying and operating the correct fire fighting equipment Explain common causes of fire in the workplace Assist the company in simulated and live emergency evacuation situations An understanding of human behaviour in fire Understanding the threat of arson

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Safe Use of Reciprocating Saw

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

To instruct delegates how to ensure When using the reciprocating Saw that they carry out following adequate planning, appropriate supervision and in a safe/controlled manner. By the end of the course the delegates will be able to: • Demonstrate the use of a reciprocating saw in a safe manner • Know what to look for on the machine before use • How to understand the Manufacturers Manual • And understanding the laws concerning reciprocating saws

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Safe Working at Heights

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

The Work at Height Regulations apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury. The Work at Height Regulations bring together all existing work at height regulation and state the minimum health and safety requirements for the use of equipment for work at height. Employers have a duty to ensure that work at a height is properly planned, appropriately supervised and carried out in a manner that is safe.

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Manual Handling

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

More than a third of all over-three-day injuries reported each year to HSE and local authorities are caused by manual handling. Manual handling is the transporting or supporting of loads by hand or by bodily force. Surveys show that on average over a million people a year in Great Britain suffer from musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which have been caused or made worse by their current or past work. Manual handling injuries can occur wherever people are at work for example on farms, building sites, in factories, offices and warehouses. Heavy manual labour, poor lifting postures, manual materials handling, and previous or existing injury are all risk factors implicated in the development of MSDs. Prevention and control of MSDs, such as manual handling injuries, has been identified as a priority by the Health and Safety Commission.

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Mobile Towers

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

To give the attendees knowledge of relevant Regulations, Codes of Practice and good safe working practices along with hands-on practical skills to enable them to safely erect, move, alter use, dismantle and inspect mobile tower scaffolding. Who should attend the course: All those operatives who erect, move, alter, use, dismantle or inspect mobile tower scaffolding or those who supervise or manage such operatives.

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Safe Use/Inspection of Safety Harnesses

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

The Work at Height Regulations state that any person working at height must be trained and competent in the use of Work at Height equipment including Rescue procedures, our courses are designed to provide the solution so that the delegates are equipped with the essential knowledge required to carry out their tasks in the safest possible manner: Aim of the course: To provide the delegate with an appreciation of the safe use and inspection of safety harnesses

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Spill Kit Training

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

A program of distinct elements, including practical role play exercises, based on your site conditions, chemical inventory, Spill Kit resource, PPE and RPE requirement Who Should Attend • Members of the designated spill team • Spill Team Leaders • Persons likely to be involved in directing the spill team response • Any member of staff who may be asked to use your spill response inventory

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Hand Arm Vibration Awareness

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

To provide participents with the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome. By the end of the course participants will: • Appreciate the key legislation & guidance covering HAVS in the workplace including the implications and requirements of the impending The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 which implement the physical Agents (vibration) Directive (2002/44/EC). • To understand the symptoms and effects of excessive vibration. • Appreciate the risks associated with using vibrating tools. • To understand the techniques to adopt to reduce risk associated with noise and vibration. • Understand employers and employees duties. • To be aware of guidance relating to HAVS.

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Mobile Crane Supervision

Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
POA

To instruct delegates how to ensure lifting operations are carried out following adequate planning. To ensure lifting operations are carried out ors have appropriate supervision that is are carried out in a controlled manner. To prepare personnel for their duties as a crane supervisor

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Scaffold Inspection

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

The aim of the course is to inform and instruct nominated persons regarding the statutory requirements under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 in the safe installation and removal, inspection and use of mobile access towers. On completion delegates will be able to: • Appreciate generic corporate policies concerning the safe use of scaffolding • Understand the responsibilities of an individual under health and safety legislation • Appreciate the hazards that can be encountered when working on scaffolds • Understand how to take care of personal safety • Classify a scaffolding structure • Carry out a simple inspection to ensure that scaffolds are safe to enter • Carry out a safety assessment of a scaffold

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To give an understanding to delegates who are working at height either in construction or another field such as maintenance or access where delegates are exposed to the risk of falling from height.

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To give an understanding to delegates who are working at height either in construction or another field such as maintenance or access where delegates are exposed to the risk of falling from height.

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SSSTS

Site ManagementHealth & Safety
POA

This course is for first line managers - those who have to, or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities. To ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand: Why they are carrying out their identified duties What is expected of them and ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.

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SMSTS

Site ManagementHealth & Safety
POA

The CITB SMSTS Training course is designed for site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and workforce. The SMSTS course is 5 days in length and delegates MUST attend all days in order to qualify for certification

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Office Health and Safety

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

Harness Awareness

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

The Safety Harness Training Course is for candidates who need basic theory and practical knowledge of selecting and using fall arrest and restraint equipment and to enable them to carry out inspection of safety harnesses before use.

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Ladder Safety

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

Working on any type of ladder/stepladder to do even the most simple of tasks can be hazardous. This course helps identify typical hazards, looks at essential care and maintenance checks as well as pre-use checks and also the general safe use of typical types of ladder.

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Working at Heights

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

POA

Confined Spaces Awareness

Confined SpacesHealth & Safety
POA

Working at Heights inc Harness Awareness

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

SMSTS Refresher

Site ManagementHealth & Safety
POA


CITB SSSTS refresher

Site ManagementHealth & Safety
POA

CITB Health and Safety Awareness

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

This course is aimed at those who are or who are planning to work on a construction site within the United Kingdom. This training course coupled with the Touch screen test enables you to apply for the CSCS Site Operative Green Card.

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CDM 2015 Awareness

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

This is a half day course aimed at all contractors working in the construction industry, it aims to give guidance and understanding of what the changes in the legislation are and how they will affect all trades.

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The Management Of Working At Height

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

Ladder Association Safe Use Of Ladders

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

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About Us

At the forefront of Health & Safety for 25 years, AM Training Specialists Ltd are based near Braintree, Essex is a name that spells quality to all our clients. We are committed to providing a first class professional Health & Safety training service to our clients in Essex and across Europe. Our goal is to provide bespoke Health & Safety solutions tailored to the individual needs of every client. Widely acknowledged as experts in our field, we pride ourselves on the quality and breadth of our services. Our guiding philosophy is to use our knowledge as a tool to give clients the hands-on practical guidance they need. The wide range of our professional Health & Safety services are available either on a consultancy basis, as an alternative to a permanent in-house safety specialist, or to enhance the skills of existing staff through comprehensive training programmes. We provide detailed guidance on the implications of Health & Safety issues in operational and commercial decision making. This guidance enables organisations to establish a coherent corporate safety policy embracing the entire workforce. All our consultants are fully qualified Health & Safety professionals who draw on extensive and varied backgrounds offering knowledge and experience across many industry sectors. Some of our staff have been at the forefront of the Health & Safety regime for 25 years.

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