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A.C.T. Your Compliance Companion

We are here to help. No matter what your Health & Safety needs, our expert consultants will work with you and your company, tailoring the perfect solution.

With our real-world experience and industry leading specialist, A.C.T. will deliver your Health & Safety requirements. Our mission is to make your life as easy as is possible, helping to protect yourself, your company, and your employees, no matter what the situation.

A.C.T. the preferred partner to so many leading companies and major public events.

Professional | Competent | Ethical

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Health & Safety Solutions

Built on our core principles of Professional, Competent & Ethical, A.C.T. offers a range of Health & Safety consultancy services to a wide array of sectors including, but not limited to:

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Events / Leisure
  • Social Housing
  • Retail
  • Education
  • Health Care

At the heart of our services is our highly qualified diverse team of consultants. Our team structure allows us to operate with professionalism and pragmatism across a broad range of Health & Safety issues. Our field team are always on hand to help our clients through the various requirements of legislation and to help them achieve compliance in their place of work.

 

Consultancy services include:

  • National & international auditing
  • Safety management system / Policy development (hard copy and online)
  • Risk assessment development
  • OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001 / ISO 14001 development & implementation
  • Retained competent advice (as required by the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999)
  • A.C.T. team members being implanted into a client on a full / part time basis
  • Events related sustainability & project management services
  • Carbon accounting & foot printing
  • Structural & mechanical engineering
  • Crisis management & business continuity training and plans

Our consultancy services are uniquely tailored to our client’s needs and requests. Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements and allow us to become your compliance companion.

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Event Safety Solutions

Behind every great event, there should be a high quality, professional safety team. At A.C.T. we have a specialist event and leisure safety department that delivers practical safety solutions to events across the world. We combine our global experience to reduce costs, enhance the service delivery, and therefore assist our clients to deliver the safest event possible.

A.C.T. provides support, advice and knowledge, enabling our clients to get on with their core tasks, confident that we will develop a complete safe system of work, that dovetails into the overall event management plan. We communicate and liaise with our clients and other stakeholders (emergency services, local authorities, etc.) to ensure safe plans are delivered at a strategic and operational level to everyone’s satisfaction. Part of our unique innovative approach includes the use of satellite technology as an aid to running pre-event table top exercises with third party stakeholders.

The events we have worked on are wide, varied and span the globe.  From the local village fete, to the most prestigious shows, festivals, sporting events and concerts.  A selection includes:
  • The Commonwealth Games
  • The Tour De France
  • The Goodwood Festival of Speed
  • The Grand National
  • London Marathon
  • SportFest
  • Moonwalk London & Edinburgh
  • Southport Flower Show
  • The Great Yorkshire Show
  • Various 30,000+ music concerts
  • Fire Risk Assessments at numerous elite sporting stadia

We deliver to budget and we deliver on time.

Services are varied, according to the size, scale and complexity of the event and include:

  • Risk Assessments
  • Safety Plans
  • Capacity & Evacuation Methodology and Calculations
  • Safe Site Design
  • Contractor Due Diligence Checks
  • Emergency & Resilience Planning
  • Crowd Management Planning
  • Accident & Incident Investigation
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Safety Training
  • Table Top Exercises
  • 24/7 phone and e-mail support

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World Class Events & A.C.T.

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World Class Events is a Middle East based company specialising in the delivery of safe, secure and successful global events across all sectors of the entertainment industry. World Class operate to the highest standards with strong production values and adherence to Health & Safety at the forefront of everything they do.

The World Class team has been responsible for producing outstanding international events with high end clients for over 30 years. A.C.T. are part of that World Class Team, supporting and advising in all aspects of Safety Management, Rick Assessment, Emergency Planning.  This safety partnership provides long term goals within the Middle East for safety education to be available to all in the industry.

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Fire Safety Solutions

Good fire safety management not only helps avoid fires in the first place but also makes sure that no individual is put in danger.

Our team of highly qualified fire safety advisors offer a full range of services to help you manage risks around fire.

They include:

  • Fire Risk Assessments & Action Plans
  • Emergency Planning
  • Fire safety audit and inspection
  • Fire detection system selection, design and evaluation, means of escape design and evaluation
  • Practical Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Fire Warden Training – Face to Face
  • Fire Awareness Training – Face to Face
  • Fire Warden Training – Online
  • Fire Awareness Training – Online
  • Fire Logbook documentation

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Health & Safety Training Solutions

An essential part of Health & Safety management is the delivery of sensible, to the point, professional training to those that require it. Unfortunately, this aspect of risk management is often overlooked and ignored.

Suitable and sufficient training is a legal requirement, and the level of training will differ depending upon what your Company does, and what levels of risk are involved.

We develop and deliver, both Face to Face training and e-learning courses. A.C.T. passionately believes that training should be an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Click Here To See 40+ e-Learning Courses

Abrasive Wheels.
 
This abrasive wheels safety training programme provides the background safety knowledge required for people who work with abrasive wheels. It also explains how to check, maintain and store abrasive wheels. Please click here if you would like to buy now. To view a demo of the Abrasive Wheels training click here
 
Asbestos Awareness.
 
Anyone who has even the slightest chance of being exposed to asbestos fibres at work must have this health and safety training; they must know where asbestos and asbestos materials are likely to be found in buildings and know how to avoid the risk of exposure. To view a demo of the Asbestos Awareness training click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
CoSHH.
 
This course is aimed at anyone who works with hazardous substances e.g. Dusty or fume-laiden air, metal working fluids, wet working and even cement. All employees need to know the control measures and how to eliminate or reduce exposure to an acceptable level. To view a demo video for CoSHH training, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Cyber Security Awareness Training.
 
This Cyber Security Awareness Training has been designed for everyone to use. It includes some straightforward practical steps that will help to protect computers, networks, programmes and data from unauthorised access. It’s CPD approved and provides printable certificates. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Data Protection.
 
This Data Protection training course has been designed to be used by ANYONE who USES or PROCESSES personal data or has RESPONSIBILITY for data protection within an organisation. It has been designed to give clear understanding of the Data Protection Act and help to comply with its main principles. Please click here to view a demo of the Data Protection training. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Driver Awareness.
 
`This training programme is for anyone who drives as part of their job. It looks at the legal requirements and responsibilities involved in being a safe driver. It also covers what to do if you breakdown or have an accident. Please click here to view a demo of the Driver Awareness training course. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
DSE (Display Screen Equipment).
 
Every employee who uses a PC should be provided with training on how to set up their computer, chair and desk. To view a demo video for Display Screen Equipment click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
DSE (Display Screen Equipment) Refresher Training.
 
This short course covers Display Screen Equipment training. Perfect for refresher or interim training - a reminder of the most important aspects of setting up your workstations to suit you and only taking around 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Please click here to view a demo of the Display Screen Equipment training. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Electrical Safety in the Workplace
 
This programme is for everyone, because everyone uses electricity and electrical appliances, wherever they work! It's all about safety when working around electricity. To view a demo of the Electrical Safety training course, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Environmental Awareness.
 
This training course is for everyone. It looks at the problems being faced by our environment. It looks at OUR responsibilities and what can be done in the workplace to help reduce our impact on the environment. strong>Click here to view a demo of the Environmental Awareness training course. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Equality and Diversity in the Workplace.
 
Equality and Diversity in the Workplace training is for everybody. Designed to reflect the requirements of the Equality Act, it's all about treating people fairly. If you wish to view a demo for Equality Diversity in the Workplace, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Fire Awareness.
 
Every member of staff needs Fire Awareness Training. You can use this programme to ensure that you comply with current legislation, keep your workplace safe, learn evacuation procedures and take part in fire extinguisher training and so strengthening your overall fire health and safety training regime. To view a demo video for the Fire Awareness training, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Fire Awareness (Care).
 
Fire Training is a legal obligation, whatever sector you work in. This course has been designed specifically for people working in the Care sector, and is suitable for all levels of personnel within Care Homes, Hospitals, and other environments.
 
Fire Awareness (Construction).
 
Fire Awareness Training is a legal requirement for every workplace. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM), Companies are obliged to ensure this training is undertaken by all staff, particularly those working on building sites. This course ensures that you comply with current legislation.
 
Fire Awareness (Education).
 
This course is designed specifically for those working in the Education sector. Every member of staff legally requires Fire Awareness Training. You will gain knowledge on different extinguishers and their use for different types of fires and also safe evacuation and what to do in an emergency situation.
 
Fire Awareness Refresher.
 
This short course covering Fire Awareness in the Workplace is perfect for refresher or interim training, a reminder of the most important aspects of fire awareness training and only taking around 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Fire Warden.
 
A complete fire warden training course to equip employees with all the knowledge they need to become fully trained fire marshals. To view a demo video for the Fire Warden training programme, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Fire Warden (Care).
 
Fire Warden (Care) is designed to help you understand the legal duties when it comes to performing risk assessments, coordinating fire evacuations, and managing emergency procedures. It is suitable for anyone wishing to undertake Fire Marshal responsibilities within a hospital or care home environment, and will help ensure your workplace is safe. The programme also takes a look at basic fire extinguisher use, effective fire prevention measures and current legislation.
 
Fire Warden (Construction).
 
Assigning Fire Warden duties to a person on site is a key part of ensuring good health and safety, and demonstrates a commitment to implementing sound emergency fire procedures. The training course covers your duties under fire legislation, as well as looking at fire prevention measures, the correct use of fire extinguishers, and how to organise a fire drill.
 
Fire Warden (Education).
 
Fire Warden (Education) is an in-depth Fire Warden e-learning course designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to become a fully trained Fire Warden or Fire Marshal in a school. This course provides everything you need to demonstrate competence in this designated role. Assigning a responsible person in your school is a key part of ensuring good health and safety, and demonstrates a commitment to implementing sound emergency fire procedures.
 
First Aid Appointed Person.
 
For many smaller low risk companies, the legal minimum for first aid provision is to have someone in their company who simply looks after first aid. This is the First Aid Appointed Person. This e-learning programme explains exactly what the role of First Aid Appointed Person requires them to do. To view a demo of the the First Aid Appointed Person training, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
First Aid Requirements and RIDDOR.
 
This programme is designed to be used by managers to help to decide what first aid personnel they require. It also explains what has to be reported to RIDDOR, who should do this and how. To view a demo video for First Aid Requirements and RIDDOR, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Food Allergens.
 
This covers 14 major food allergens - what they are, what information is required on products which contain these allergens and how the information should be presented. It also looks at what can be done to protect foods from cross-contamination by allergens. Please strong>click here to view a demo of the Allergens training course. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Food Hygiene and Safety Level 1.
 
It's very important that anyone who works where food is made, prepared or sold has a good understanding of food hygiene, even if they do not handle food. This excellent Food Hygiene and Safety Awareness programme is a basic training course for ANYONE who works in the food industry. To view a demo video for Food Hygiene Level 1, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2.
 
It covers all you need to know about food hazards and food poisoning, with clear explanations of the ways food can become contaminated, personal hygiene, cleanliness in the food preparation area, safe storage, cooking, and chilling. It also looks at Food Safety Management Systems (including HACCP), record keeping and legal requirements for food premises. To view a demo video of Food Hygiene Level 2, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Hand-Arm Vibration.
 
This training course has been designed for employers to assess and identify ways to reduce or eliminate risks from exposure of Hand-Arm Vibration (HAV). To view a demo for Hand-Arm Vibration, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Health and Safety Essentials.
 
This programme covers the key areas of health and safety. It's time-efficient and cost-effective, delivering essential safety training, meeting health and safety legislation. To view a demo video for Health and Safety Essentials, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Health and Safety for Homeworkers.
 
This course is for anyone who works at home, whether it’s all of the time or some of the time. The course looks at important areas of safety, including (and much more):
  • Avoiding slips, trips and falls
  • Fire safety awareness
  • Promoting good lifting technique
  • Using electrical equipment safely
  • Setting up an office area with comfort and good posture in mind to avoid problems such as bad backs.
The course also covers home security, work confidentiality, first aid, personal safety, and the importance of maintaining a good home-work balance.
 
Health and Safety for Managers.
 
An easy to follow, easy to understand guide for employers and managers who have a responsibility for health and safety. Leads through necessary steps and informs about different laws and legislation. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Infection Prevention and Control.
 
Infection prevention and control health and safety training will help you stop infection spreading in the workplace. It's really important for general health and safety that everyone knows what to do to stay safe and keep themselves and those around them healthy. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Legionella.
 
If you are an employer, or someone in control of premises, including landlords, you must understand the health risks associated with Legionella. The following training is designed to show you how to reduce and manage the risks of exposure to Legionella. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Lone Working IN the Workplace.
 
An essential e-learning training course that helps Lone Workers within the workplace to increase their safety every day. By planning ahead, recognising aggression and how to use diffusion tactics. To view a demo video for Lone Working in the Workplace, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Lone Working OUT of the Workplace.
 
A fantastic health and safety course that helps Lone Workers increase their safety everyday. Planning, recognising aggression, including diffusion tactics and Buddy Systems. To view a demo video for Lone Working OUT of the Workplace, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Manual Handling.
 
Every employee should receive training on manual handling. This course is designed to lower risk environments and covers safe manual handling including lifting techniques, LITE and why safe manual handling is so important to everyday health. To view a demo video for Manual Handling click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Manual handling (Including Tyres).
 
This online Manual Handling training teaches you all you need to know about moving and handling safety and includes a specialised section with specific techniques for moving and lifting tyres. It covers LITE (Load, Individual, Task. Environment) and looks at why Manual Handling training is important to your everyday health. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Manual Handling Refresher.
 
This short course covers Manual Handling in the Workplace. Perfect for refresher or interim training, a reminder of the most important aspects of manual handling training and only taking around 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Moving and Handling People.
 
This online Moving and Handling People training explains the process of moving someone safely and gives step-by-step guidance, showing the most common lifts and moves. To view a demo video for Moving and Handling People, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
New and Expectant Mothers in the Workplace.
 
The new and expectant mothers training course has been designed to used by employers, managers, expectant mothers, and women returning to work after having a baby. It looks at the increased risks that pregnant women and new mothers may face and it looks at dealing with risks in practical terms in the workplace. Around 350,000 women every year in the UK continue to work after becoming pregnant and around 250,000 return to work after having their baby.
 
Noise Awareness.
 
All employers are required to prevent or reduce risks to health and safety from exposure to noise at work. To view a demo video for Noise Awareness, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
 
This training is to highlight the important of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as well as what you can do to ensure your PPE continues to provide the protection you need. Each year there are thousands of PPE related injuries in the workplace and half of these occur because either no PPE was provided when it should be. This course explains the different kinds of hazards that PPE protects you from, as well as covering the different types of Personal Protective Equipment, and the laws in place that they relate to the provision and use of PPE at work.
 
Risk Assessment.
 
The Risk Assessment course explains in plain English why risk assessments are so important, when risk assessments should be done and how to do a risk assessment. There is also a fantastic tool to help you create your own risk assessments. It's simple to use and leads you through the process, step by step. To view a demo video for Risk Assessment, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Safeguarding Children.
 
This programme is all about protecting children and keeping them safe from harm. This training has been designed for anyone who comes into contact with children, either through their work or through volunteering. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults.
 
This has been written for anyone who works with, helps, or supports adults at risk. It covers the signs of abuse and explains what to do. It's all about sensitive handling and timely intervention. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Safer Recruitment in Education.
 
There is over 50,000 people who are barred from working with children or vulnerable adults, and this number is growing every year. The training course is designed for anyone who’s involved in recruiting staff or volunteers in all types of educational setting, where it’s a school, college, sixth form centre, sports club, pupil referral unit, residential education or activities centre, or a centre working with vulnerable adults. Safer recruitment is about the appointment process. It’s an effective fist stop in keeping unsuitable people away from children and vulnerable adults. It’s a vital part of the safeguarding process. It covers everything from writing up the job description, through to shortlisting, doing checks and reference, interviewing, and using induction and probationary periods to make sure you’ve hired the right person.
 
Slips, Trips and Falls.
 
This prevention programme is for every employee and is designed to help reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls and related workplace accidents (that account for over half of all accidents at work). To view a demo video for Slips, Trips and Falls, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Stress Awareness in the Workplace.
 
This course has been written to take positive steps to prevent stress. It looks at how to stay in control when the pressure is mounting and highlights the tell-tale signs to help you recognise if there is a problem before it becomes serious; it also provides strategies to put in place to prevent pressure getting out of control. To view a demo video for Stress Awareness in the Workplace, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 
Working in Confined Spaces.
 
The definition of ‘confined spaces’ is anywhere that is substantially enclosed (although not necessarily entirely), where a person may be at risk from injury from hazardous substances or lack of oxygen. Each year, UL workers are injured or killed working in confined spaces, as this kind of work can be extremely dangerous if the correct procedures are not followed. This course explains what confined spaces are, why they are dangerous, what the law says must be done in a confined space situation at work, and how risks can be minimised. It covers the different kinds of confined spaces, as well as how to perform proper risk assessments and understand correct emergency procedures.
 
Working at Height.
 
The Work at Height Regulations (WaHR) applies to all who work at height. There is a simple hierarchy for managing and selecting equipment for work at height, which this training course will highlight. To view a demo video for Working at Height, please click here. Please click here if you would like to buy now.
 

A.C.T. run the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health Courses:iosh-logo

  • IOSH Managing Safely (four day course)
  • IOSH Working Safely (one day course)

A.C.T. also develop client specific IOSH tailored courses and work with IOSH to get such courses officially approved.
These Courses are run at a number of locations around the UK and are recognised by a number of interested third parties, such as enforcing bodies, insurance companies and clients. All Courses are delivered by our team of highly and experienced Consultants.
We also deliver a number of shorter face to face Courses designed around client specific needs and requests. Examples of these include but are not limited to:

  • Fire Safety
  • Manual Handling
  • Asbestos Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Risk Assessment Workshops
  • Management System Development

Forget everything you ever thought about stereotypical Health & Safety training. The Courses are interactive and structured to make a real difference in the place of work.

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Contact us to discuss your training requirements in more detail and to find out more about our exciting learning programmes.