What is the law on manual handling to protect employees?

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The estimated number of days lost due to work related ill health is 38.8 million in 2019/2020. (HSE Statistics) Labour Force Survey evidence shows around half a million work-related musculoskeletal disorder cases for the same year, accounting for over 22% (8.9 million) of sick days and, on average, 18.4 days off work per person.  Any activity that requires […]

Why is diversity & inclusion training important?

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What is the importance of workplace diversity & Inclusion training? Most leaders and managements teams know that an inclusive workplace is important, but what being inclusive and diverse means and how it is achieved varies widely from one company to the next. For some companies, it simply involves hiring and retaining a diverse cross-section of […]

Online learning with PD Training

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Online Training is fast becoming a cost effective and convenient way of training, and with new technologies and the increase of teams working from home, businesses are finding new ways of ensuring their staff are trained to the highest standard and within guidelines.  What is online training? Online Learning (e-learning and distance learning)  is training […]

Find out how to achieve your true potential through Digital Learning

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Are you a modern learner? Find out how to achieve your true potential through Digital Learning The constant evolution of the learning world has led to the modernised coined term of ‘Digital Learning’, a term that encompasses all types of learning facilitated by the use of digital technology, for the explicit purpose of training, learning or […]

How online training can benefit your business

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How Online Training can benefit your business In the age of COVID-19, everything seems to be transitioning online, from virtual meetings, conference calls, and even lectures, to online training. While online training was a thing before the coronavirus hit back in March 2020, it has gained considerable traction in just several months. However, just what […]

Online Training Courses

ONLINE TRAINING COURSES PD Training will soon be offering Online Training in Health & Safety through our website.  Online Training is fast becoming a cost effective and convenient way of training, and with new technologies and the increase of teams working from home, businesses are finding new ways of ensuring their staff are trained to […]

How important is training in the workplace?

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There are always going to be risks in any workplace in any industry, many of these risks can cause serious accidents that have a knock on effect to your business. Training staff and keeping staff training up to date is a fundamental part of empowering your team with the knowledge and understanding they need to […]