Mental Health First Aid Yeovil

Did you know we also offer Mental Health First Aid courses in Yeovil, Somerset? Lightning Training Solutions have been at the forefront of mental health first aid for a number of years, with increasing media coverage highlighting the need for greater awareness towards mental health, particularly in the workplace and at home where help may […]

Mental Health First Aid Strategy for 2021

Almost one in five (19 per cent) of UK adults feeling hopeless  More than one-quarter (27 per cent) of unemployed people feeling hopeless Almost one-third (32 per cent) of young adults aged 18-24 feeling hopeless Source:  Mentalhealth.org.uk It’s been just over two years since we first rolled out our Mental Health First Aid Courses at […]

Lightning Training Solutions To Offer Increased Mental Health First Aid Training In 2021

Somerset based Lightning Training Solutions has announced it is to focus on its mental health first aid training, following a call from Mental Health England.  The charity contacted Lightning Training Solutions’ Director Rod Jones, following the publication of some sobering statistics. “Over 60% of young men working in the construction industry have either suffered mental […]

Coronavirus Return to Work Health and Safety Advice

Employers in the UK are starting to see a glimmer of respite from lockdown as workers prepare to return to factories, offices and shops across the country. Your company’s preparation for this return to work is vital in order to stay compliant with remaining lockdown regulations, as well as to maintain the health and safety […]

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How To Create a Health and Safety Policy

Health and safety is one of the most important responsibilities employers have when it comes to protecting their staff. It is taken very seriously in the UK and it is a legal requirement for every business to have a policy for managing health and safety. If you don’t have one, or haven’t updated yours for a while […]

7 Most Common Workplace Injuries and How to Treat Them

It may be surprising to know that the most common workplace injuries in the UK are slips, trips and falls. Specifically, according to the UK Health and Safety Executive, the most common non-fatal workplace injuries are caused by slips, trips and falls at the same height. These account for 31% of all injuries reported by employees […]

First Aid Courses in Somerset

Lightning Training Solutions is an established provider of health and safety and first aid courses in Somerset. Based in Yeovil, our team deliver first aid training in a range of different sectors and specialist areas. Among the services we offer are health and safety at work courses, fire safety training and health and safety consultancy. […]

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Workplace Safety – Meeting the Legal Requirements

As an employer you should be aware of your obligations with regards to workplace safety. It is a legal requirement to consult and engage with workers to ensure that they are fully aware of the risks and hazards they face in the workplace. For businesses without a defined processes it can be difficult to find […]

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What is the Correct CPR Procedure?

Being able to administer basic first aid and health and safety is a very useful skill set to have. Whether it is at home or in the workplace, knowing key processes like what the correct CPR procedure is and how to dress a wound is vital to managing a situation before paramedics arrive.   As one […]

New First Aid for Mental Health Courses Coming Soon

Would you know how to help? Mental health issues are becoming more widely understood and people are now more likely than ever to seek help for mental health problems. Although things are improving, knowing how to take care of our mental health or how to best help others at home and in the workplace is […]