Indestructible Language: COP26

‘IT IS GREEN THINKS NATURE EVEN IN THE DARK’ Last weekend, Urban Office held a launch night for their COP26 sign installation – indestructible language. The installation, by conceptual artist and activist Mary Ellen Carroll/MEC, studios, centres around our current climate emergency. Designed to provoke viewers to reflect on its many interpretations and consider their […]

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Amalgamate’s New First Aid Trainers

Within our company, we have a handful of first aid trainers, qualified to deliver our range of first aid courses to the public. The past couple of months have been jam packed with first aid training and that’s why we are delighted to have two new first aid trainers to help us deliver these courses! […]

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Amalgamate’s Two New Employees

Two new employees have recently joined our team at Amalgamate, helping the business to grow in the right direction and provide the highest quality of services. Joining our team is a new health and safety consultant and office administrator/first aid trainer.   Wendy Imrie Office Administrator / First Aid Trainer Wendy has worked within commercial […]

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Key changes to First Aid

The procedures and steps advised on first aid courses are continuously reviewed and, where required, amended. Qualsafe Awards have recently released a summary of the key changes being made to the first aid curriculum. Our presentations will be updated to ensure we are providing candidates with the correct, up to date information and guidance. We […]

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What3words: Find any location with just 3 words

What3words is a piece of technology designed to enable users to provide a precise location, anywhere and at any time. Street addresses can’t specify building entrances and often don’t exist for parks and rural areas. This poses danger in an emergency if someone cannot accurately describe where they are. Many companies across the world now […]

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Ryze Trampoline Parks: Emergency First Aid at Work

  We were delighted to provide more of our first aid training courses to the team at Ryze Edinburgh at the weekend, along with a few employees who travelled from their Dundee location. At Amalgamate, we strive to be flexible for our clients; that’s why we delivered our training on a Sunday evening so as not […]

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Musculoskeletal Care: The Home Office

  Introduction   The current pandemic hasn’t only caused a wave of Covid-19 cases – it has also caused a wave in musculoskeletal disorders/conditions. Under the present circumstances, our working environment is continuously changing and businesses and organisations will need support in adapting to these changes. Below we’ll give you some tips on how to […]

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We’re hiring! Health & Safety Consultant

At Amalgamate we’re hiring a new Health and Safety Consultant to help service our expanding portfolio of clients. We need an enthusiastic, confident and self‐motivated individual, who is comfortable working unsupervised to deliver health, safety and fire consultancy services to clients from a wide range of sectors. Candidates must: be NEBOSH Diploma Qualified or equivalent; have a […]

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First Aid Training during Covid-19

Introduction   The HSE have released another update on first aid training during Covid-19. Below we lay out the changes that have been made as well as the guidance remaining in place to keep you and your business safe. The following guidance came in place on January 15 2021.   In England   The HSE […]

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Covid-19 Fogging: Ayrshire Tree Surgeons

Background We’ve recently been on site at Ayrshire Tree Surgeons to carry out Covid-19 fogging in some of their offices and corridors. Below, we will give you some information about fogging and how it can help your business as we battle the spread of Covid-19.   What is Covid-19 fogging? Fogging is a process ensuring […]

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