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NEW NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation

Cosaint Training are at the forefront of delivering quality training and qualifications to a range of health and safety professionals across Northern Ireland, Ireland, and the UK. The company were the first training provider in Northern Ireland to be approved to deliver the new NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation one day course. Many Cosaint clients have been asking about incident investigation training, so when two huge names in the [...]

By |2019-06-27T20:16:39+00:00June 27th, 2019|

Benefits of First Aid for Mental Health

Cosaint Training are approved to deliver NEW courses in First Aid for Mental Health.   What is Mental Health? Mental health is defined as "psychological and emotional wellbeing”. Mental ill-health has reached an all-time high in the UK. As employers, we take steps to ensure the physical health and safety of employees, which is undoubtedly important, but with mental ill-health reaching epidemic proportions, employers are in a unique position to [...]

By |2019-04-28T16:25:32+00:00April 28th, 2019|

Mental Health First Aid – What Is It?

Mental Health First Aid training teaches participants how to recognise mental health problems in others, how to provide support to those experiencing a mental health problem, and what to do in a mental health crisis. First Aid for Mental Health is not a substitute for professional mental health services, but it can be used to help identify mental health problems in their early stages, as well as offering first-line support [...]

By |2019-03-03T14:33:00+00:00March 3rd, 2019|

FREE HSE Statistics Poster for 2018

The Health and Safety Executive have released their statistical summary for 2018. The full PDF includes information and facts on a range of topics, including: ill health, injuries, costs, differences within various industries, comparisons with other countries, and information relating to enforcement. Key figures presented include: 1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2016) 144 workers killed at work 555,000 injuries occurred at work [...]

By |2018-11-27T22:41:53+00:00November 27th, 2018|

FREE Mental Health Awareness Poster

In 2017, Construction News carried out a Mental Health Survey with 1,139 participants. The aim of the survey was to raise awareness of mental health issues in the workplace, particularly in construction. Some of the key findings are displayed in the infographic above. While awareness of mental health has generally increased, poor mental health can still be stigmatised. This can be combated by talking openly about mental health, sharing tips [...]

By |2018-10-29T19:50:05+00:00October 29th, 2018|

NEW IOSH Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Cosaint Training are the only provider in Ireland approved to deliver the NEW IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing one day course. Health and wellbeing has increasingly become a strategic consideration for many businesses, bringing with it the need for companies to focus on both what they do for health and wellbeing and how they do it. According to the IOSH report ‘The Healthy Profit’, sickness absence due to mental ill [...]

By |2018-10-28T15:24:50+00:00October 28th, 2018|

Restart a Heart Day!

The British Heart Foundation are supporting Restart A Heart Day 2018. Held on Tuesday, 16th October, the aim of the day is to promote vital and life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) skills. Heart Attacks - The Facts Someone in the UK has a heart attack approximately every 7 minutes. There are more than 60,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the UK each year. Around 3,000 of these [...]

By |2018-10-10T21:56:58+00:00October 10th, 2018|

Accident Investigation Training Course With Glanbia Cheese

The Northern Ireland Safety Group recently held a meeting that discussed Accident Investigation and Claims Defensibility, which attracted an audience of over 100 safety professionals. This is clearly an important subject area for the profession, and one that requires more attention, more knowledge, and more know-how. One of our clients who understands the importance of being knowledgeable and competent in this area is Glanbia Cheese. As Europe's largest mozzarella cheese [...]

By |2018-09-24T22:18:14+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Cosaint Training October, November & December Course Planner

We run a wide variety of training courses at Cosaint. Some of these are bespoke training days put on for a specific company, but many of our course dates are available for individual bookings. To make it as easy as possible for you to know what training courses we have on, and when, we have created a handy PDF Course Planner that covers October to December 2018. [...]

By |2018-09-26T19:19:11+00:00September 10th, 2018|

FREE Guide to Environmental Awareness Poster

The environment in which we live and work is massively important to everyone in society - the ecosystem provides natural resources for all humans, and all other species, that are essential to our health, quality of life, and survival. This ecosystem plays a pivotal role in our lives, and can be easily impacted and damaged. Where possible, we should do everything we can to help preserve our ecosystem in a [...]

By |2018-08-21T18:59:58+00:00August 13th, 2018|
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