New free workshops from Viridor Glasgow

Posted in: Training

There are FREE capacity building workshops coming up for SME’s and Social Enterprises this month taking place at:

GRREC Temporary Visitors Centre, 425 Polmadie Road, Glasgow, G42 0PJ.

Details below, click the link for further information. Registrations details are below also.

Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 5)

Tuesday 6th October 2015 | 9:00 – 16:30 hrs

* Responsibilities and reporting * Resuscitation/CPR * Burns
* Assessment of the situation * Anatomy * Choking
* Dealing with an unresponsive casualty * Minor injuries * Epilepsy
* Basic hygiene in First Aid * Bleeding control * Shock

Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award (Level 2 England/Level 5 Scotland) in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid (HSE). Participants will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe & effective manner.

Fire Marshall Training / Extinguisher Training

Wednesday 7th October 2015 | 9:00 – 13:00 hrs

This workshop will focus on:

  • This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course as a Fire Warden or a Fire Marshall, and is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The course covers:
  • Latest fire safety regulations
  • Roles and duties of employees and their responsibilities on Fire Safety
  • How fires are started and methods of controlling fire spread
  • Evacuating the building, fire briefings and risk assessing
  • Practical exercise demonstrating and using different extinguishers.Delivered by Viridor’s Health & Safety Training & Development Officer


Background Information:

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor is Scotland’s leading recycling, renewable energy and sustainable waste partner. Working with 96% of Scottish local authorities, public bodies and Scotland’s leading businesses, Viridor operates a £100m Scottish network of advanced recycling infrastructure and is investing £500m to translate Scottish zero waste policy into practice.

Viridor is working with Glasgow City Council to design, build finance and operate a European class modern recycling and renewable energy centre to better manage the city’s 200,000 tonnes of residual waste that until now would have gone to landfill. The £154m project will deliver a broad range of opportunities for small businesses and social enterprises including a commitment to support a programme of capacity building workshops.