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Allstar Training have been closely monitoring the current situation with relation to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The world has been forced to adopt a new way of working, whether that is remotely from home, or adapting the existing work environment. Our training room, at our site in Wherstead, has been adjusted to allow for safe social distancing to be adhered …

What is COSHH?

COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. These regulations require employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health. Before you start any COSHH assessment or training, you will need to think about what you do that involves hazardous substances, how these can cause harm, and what the risk is of any harm …

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. …

Primary School teaches First Aid Awareness

Pupils from Year 5 at Claydon Primary School attended a half day training course, which included coverage of emergency situations, as well as minor injuries and the recovery position. Our qualified Allstar Training instructor was really impressed with the students’ interest and willingness to learn basic life-saving skills, especially given their young age! One of the class teachers said, “The …

Return of Company Director moves Allstar from Strength to Strength

This Monday was an important date for Allstar Training.  Our Director Lauren Ward returned to work after maternity leave. Lauren has kept her hand in during her nine months off official work duties but has now returned on a permanent basis. The Allstar team have managed to share the workload since Laurens departure in October last year but are thrilled …

Life-savers in the making at Stoke High School

July saw the first ‘Life-Skills’ week at a local high school in Ipswich. Students from year 8 and 9 at Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy, moved away from typical curriculum for two days and attended a number of different activities from first aid awareness to self-defence and problem solving. Our Allstar Training Tutors went on site to the school …

EACH Firewalk

Saturday 7th September 2019 saw our Director, Richard Dean complete his sponsored challenge of walking across fire! Allstar Training are very proud to have sponsored this amazing event, fundraising for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH). The event was hosted by friends of Allstar Training, Jon & Jo Rawlings, in memory of their son James, who sadly passed away three years …

Safety Harness Importance

Introduction Safety should be number one priority regardless of what you are doing. When you are in a working environment, your awareness for accident risks should be increased as you must be careful. In 2014/2015, 40 fatalities; over 3000 major injuries; over 4500 lasting over 7 days all came from unfortunate events of falling from heights. Safety is important. Why …

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 …