IOSH Managing & Working Safely Video Tuition Now Available!

With the coronavirus pandemic preventing SAMS and other providers from offering classroom training, many awarding bodies have been moving to support online courses. We’re pleased to announce that the latest addition is IOSH, who have made their classroom courses available for remote tuition. SAMS are now able to conduct both IOSH Working Safely and IOSH… Read More

First Aid for Mental Health Training Now Available Online!

During this challenging time, we’ve been working to move as much of our training online as possible. With the help of the First Aid Awards (FAA), we’re delighted to announce that we can now offer Level 2 and Level 3 First Aid for Mental Health training as online courses. These courses will be taught using… Read More

UKATA and other e-Learning and online courses dropped by up to 30%

In this difficult time we have taken the decision to drop our e-learning products quite substantially, to help others achieve qualifications that will assist them when they get back to work. Use ‘TRA30’ for all UKATA and e-Learning courses and ‘TRA10’ for NEBOSH and IOSH courses. This is all part of our ongoing service to… Read More

Why we need to take gin wheel safety more seriously

We don’t often pick out news stories to feature on the blog, but this one felt particularly resonant. A young girl suffered life-changing injuries when a piece of timber fell almost 10 metres from a scaffold, striking the child in her pram. The timber was being lifted using a gin wheel, but had been improperly… Read More

The Most Unsafe-Sounding Places in the World

If you read our recent piece on asbestos trivia, you might remember that there are a couple of towns that take their name from asbestos. Well, you may not be shocked to hear that the one in Quebec, Canada has decided that a name change might be in order, despite some opposition. According to the… Read More

SAMS is an ELCAS Approved Learning Provider!

No, we haven’t uploaded the same post twice – SAMS has gained another honour! We’re delighted to announce that SAMS is now an Approved Learning Provider under the Ministry of Defence’s Enhanced Learning Credit (ELC) scheme, administered by ELCAS. Enhanced Learning Credits are a way for Service Leavers and Service Personnel to gain skills and… Read More

5 tips to keep your workplace safe in the winter

We all have to adjust a bit in the winter months. The weather is one thing, but the change in mood is also palpable, with darkness falling before many people have left work. As well as being generally unpleasant outside, winter brings with it a raft of new considerations around safety – particularly if you… Read More

SAMS is now a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner!

We always aim to make each year at SAMS better than the last – bringing better training, better prices, bigger events and more courses to our clients. Part of this involves looking at what we can do better, and honing our skills to make sure our standards continue to improve. This hard work has paid… Read More