Monthly Archives January 2021

Women in Agriculture Practical Training Fund

“We want more women in agriculture to have opportunities to develop their skills and talents. As well as supporting our Fair Work agenda, ensuring the sector is accessible to women will help to ensure the long-term sustainability and resilience of Scotland’s rural economy.’ (extract from Programme for Government (2019-20). One of the key findings of research into women in farming and the agriculture sector was that there is a clear need for more access to, and uptake of, vocational, practical training for women entering the sector. The Scottish Government’s Women in Agriculture Practical Training Fund offers support to women resident in
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RTITB clarifies HSE GUIDANCE on FORKLIFT TRAINING and COVID-19

RTITB clarifies HSE GUIDANCE on FORKLIFT TRAINING and COVID-19 RTITB has sought clarity from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regarding its guidance around lift truck training and Covid-19, following the recent announcements about the new virus strain in the UK and implementation of Tier/Level 4 areas. “Although Covid-19 presents new and different concerns for logistics and supply chain businesses, lift truck operations are by their very nature risky,” explains Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB. “It is therefore important to balance the full spectrum of risks, managing training safely and looking at ways to improve and maintain safety, such
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