Operational Update

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to change daily. We would like to give you an operational update. As a business we doing everything we can to ensure we keep our team safe while continuing to deliver the quality of services expected by our clients. Following the latest advice from the UK Government we have […]

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Legal Update: September 2019

It is no surprise that Brexit and its potential impact on the UK and it is understandable then that the health and safety changes coming our way in 2019 are being shaped by these events. We take a look at the current and recent legal updates in the UK H&S world. Health and Safety (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 […]

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The Main Causes of Workplace Fatalities During 2018/19

Following on from the HSE’s recently published annual figures for work-related fatal injuries during 2018/19 it is hugely concerning that in this day and age a total of 147 people were killed going to at work. This is an increase on the previous year. We thought it was appropriate to highlight the main causes of […]

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A unique partnership with Viewpoint

Amalgamate have created yet another unique partnership, having been chosen to work with Viewpoint Housing Association Ltd.  Viewpoint’s aim is to create joy in later years by managing a range of supported housing and care services for older people in Edinburgh, the Lothians, and Fife. Their goal is to improve the quality of life and […]

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What a team! Amalgamate secures 3 year health and safety contract with sportscotland

Amalgamate is straight off the starting line after winning a three year contract to provide expert health and safety advice and act as Competent Safety Advisor for sportscotland – the national agency for sport. As one of Scotland’s leading health and safety consultancy specialists, Amalgamate will be offering comprehensive advice and ongoing support to sportscotland at […]

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Health and Safety Training for New Hotel Staff – Getting it Right from Day 1!

It’s always good to get out and about in Scotland, so we enjoyed travelling up North to deliver a range of health and safety training to the team at Perle Oban as they got their new hotel ready to open. The hotel is part of the Perle Hotels group, an independent hotelier with 3 existing […]

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Fire and Legionella Risk Assessment of new accommodation in Glencoe

At Amalgamate we’re always enthusiastic about supporting the growth of our clients, so we’re very pleased to have been able to provide further health and safety services to Glencoe Activities as they expand into providing accommodation. We’ve worked with them previously, doing Risk Assessments on their golf course, so we were pleased to get involved in […]

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Health and safety management services for Ypeople

We’re thrilled to announce that we are now working with Ypeople – a fantastic charity that operates across Scotland. They deliver a broad range of approaches to support children, young people and families, for example providing accommodation support, homelessness support, counselling and mentoring services. With around 170 employees, thousands of service users per year (including residential […]

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Safety Management Systems – Helping you stay on top of Health & Safety

When we start working with a new client, we sometimes find that they’ve made a well-meaning attempt at getting to grips with a Safety Management System. They might have a Health and Safety Policy, some risk assessments, and maybe a procedural document or two. But often, these are written in a way that make them overly […]

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We’ve somersaulted our way to a new health and safety consultancy contract with Ryze

We are happy to announce that we’ll be working in partnership with Ryze Leisure UK to provide ongoing health and safety consultancy services for their trampoline parks. As a physical activity centre, they face a unique set of challenges to ensure the safety of their customers and staff, and we look forward to supporting them […]

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