Construction Plant Machinery

Everyone at work needs to know how to work safely and without risk to health.  Clear instructions must be provided along with any information and adequate training to do the job or use the equipment to complete a task. The construction industry currently accounts for over 3 million jobs in the UK. Due to the nature of the work, it …

Restart a Heart Day 2019

What is it? Restart a Heart Day raises awareness about cardiac arrest and helps people to learn CPR, giving them life-saving skills and the confidence to use them.  When is it? Restart a Heart day is on or around 16th October each year and 2019 will mark the sixth annual organised event. Who needs to know? All citizens on the …

Top Fire Safety tips from Allstar Training

Fire Marshal training has been in such big demand over the last month, we had to hold extra dates for courses. Below, we have put together some easy to follow, top tips for fire safety. Keep things neat and tidy A lot can be said for keeping things in order and this can help combat a range of different potential …

What is PAT Testing?

We all see those little stickers on plugs and electrical equipment, but what are they for? PAT or Portable Appliance Testing is the name of a process where electrical appliances are routinely checked for safety. Essentially, this is a safety regulation to ensure that any people, workers, or tenants who might come into contact with portable electrical appliances are not …

We Love Training

We LOVE Training. We train our staff as much as we think you should train yours.  All employees of Allstar have regular Fire Marshal, Manual Handling and First Aid Training along with an array of customer service and sales techniques. Training doesn’t have to mean a boring day stuck in a classroom. It can be hands on experience and you …

The Allstar Team just keeps on growing…

Meet Maggie – our Accounts & Admin Manager.  Maggie joined the team late last year, initially on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave but we love her so much she’s staying in a permanent position. Maggie lives in the Ipswich area with her husband, she likes to socialise with her friends and is very interested in holistic care.

Construction Plant Machinery Safety

Everyone at work needs to know how to work safely and without risk to health.  Clear instructions must be provided along with any information and adequate training to do the job or use the equipment to complete a task. There are a number of Health & Safety Regulations which place various duties on employers.  The rules are designed to ensure …

Do you wear a Face Mask and Does it fit properly?

Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Why should I wear a mask…? It is essential that you are provided with RPE if you are undertaking work or activities which may result in harmful substances contaminating the air around you.  This could be caused from a number of different forms, such as dust from cutting a material like stone, concrete or wood.  Liquids …

Mental Health Awareness First Aid

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best. Mental health is about how we think, feel and behave. …

The Importance of Learning First Aid

With the news that all children  in England are to be taught First Aid and CPR by 2020, Allstar Training are determined to raise awareness about the importance of learning basic life-saving skills. We all hope we’ll never be in the position where we need to use our knowledge to save a persons’ life, but it could happen, so we should …