Burleys managers demonstrate commitment to safety with IOSH training

Burleys contract managers have just completed two vitally important training courses to enable them to control risks and understand hazards in the workplace ahead of the coming growing season.

Six managers and half a dozen supervisors undertook a four day IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) Managing Safely course which looks at how accidents happen, and the steps to put in place to ensure they don’t.

Hard hitting statistics about the number of deaths globally from workplace accidents or disease which take place – a horrifying 2.3 million a year – help drive home the message that safety at work is vital to keep staff, customers and the public safe.

A further eight contract managers took part in the IOSH Managing Safely refresher course – which means all Burleys contract managers are fully qualified.

The courses, run at Burleys head office in Dorking, Surrey and TCL Group HQ in Derby, include interactive quizzes, hands on practical exercises and relatable case studies.

Burleys regional director Joe Howarth explained: “The courses are a further testament to Burley’s commitment to staff development and health and safety in general.

“The health and wellbeing of our staff and commitment to safely provide services to our diverse range of clients is paramount to Burleys. Undertaking the IOSH Managing Safely Course with our management community is one of our ways of ensuring that our operations are managed in this way, by fully trained and competent managers.”