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IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - Public London Course March 2021
Did the course content meet the needs of your companies aims and objectives?: It most certainly did.
Did you find the trainer to be knowledgeable and responsive to the group?: Very knowledgeable and answered all questions and concerns very well.
Comment: An eye opening and enjoyable 3 day course. It was also good to interact with other course members to discuss their events and related issues. 3 days very well spent.
IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - In House - London Transport Museum
S.A Associates are great to work with. The booking of the course was easy and straight forward with a great admin team who will support the business to get the best dates and trainer to suit the organisations needs. This support helps the course run smoothly as the trainer, candidate relationship is already on sure footing. The course content absolutely met our needs and the trainer used examples that were connected to our environment. The trainer was knowledgeable and had experience of H&S in the events and Museums sector, so we could relate to them and their background. All this lead to a well ran course and a great result for the candidates who attended.
IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - In House - Royal Academy of Arts
Did the course content meet the needs of your companies aims and objectives?: Yes the course was really appreciated by all in attendance as it increased their knowledge, understanding and of the importance Health and Safety Management in the Exhibition and Events Industry. This training has since been added to the RA's staff training schedule.
Did you find the trainer to be knowledgeable and responsive to the group?: The Trainer was very competent in delivering this training. The trainer communicated the course clearly and with impact.
Comment: Health and Safety Law can seem a bit tedious - yet every employee were thoroughly engaged with the various legal aspects and its relationship with delivering a safe and properly managed exhibition and events. The intrinsic value and relationship between public, staff and visitors in delivering an exhibition and event experience - coupled with safety is of paramount importance in any organisation, and this ideal was achieved.
IOSH Managing Safely - Rochdale Boroughwide Housing - September 2019
We have had positive feedback for the trainer. The trainer was described to have detailed knowledge of the subject and was very engaging which can be difficult for a health and safety course that is over 3 days. We would highly recommend S.A.Associates and have already scheduled further training courses.
IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - Blenheim Palace - September 2019
Did the course content meet the needs of your companies aims and objectives?: The course was interesting and informative, and was tailored to include our documentation and procedures.
Did you find the trainer to be knowledgeable and responsive to the group?: The trainer was engaging and knowledgeable.
Comment: The course was exactly what we needed for our events team, it was also interesting and incorporated our policies and procedures.
IOSH Leading Safely Version 2 - In House - James Walker Group - September 2019
Did the course content meet the needs of your companies aims and objectives?: The course met our aims and objective in relation to raising awareness at senior management level throughout the organisation.
Did you find the trainer to be knowledgeable and responsive to the group?: Joe's expertise and interaction with the group was extremely well received by all course attendees.
Comment: A well facilitated course designed for business leaders to demonstrate their commitment to health and safety. This will prove extremely useful in helping meet the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 Clause 5.1 Leadership and commitment providing they put into practice the objectives they set for themselves.
IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - London - August 2019
This interesting and engaging three day course gave me an overview of the potential risks associated with events and exhibitions as well as suggestions and solutions of how to manage and mitigate them. Alison the tutor is a true industry professional who works at the pace of the group and involves everyone whilst sharing her own real-life experiences of working in the H&S and entertainment industries. As a relatively new events manager with responsibility for a wide range of public and business events, the course content and delivery was well positioned for me. I came away with a greater respect for the risks and a better understanding of my role and responsibilities.
IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - In-House - Premiership Football Club - August 2019
Karen was marvellous, so much knowledge and experience making the course very interesting with activities.
IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Version 2 - London - Polly Tring - Amnesty International - 28/02/2019
Just a quick email to say the course (IOSH Managing Safely in Exhibitions & Events) was brilliant and I’d like to pass on a massive thanks to Steve (our course leader). He was such a lovely teacher and ran the course really well. Please pass on my thanks to him.
IOSH Managing Safely in Exhibitions & Events Open Course in London - Mared Maggs - St Fagans National Museum of History - 24/07/2018
Hi Alex, Just a quick note to say both myself and Rhodd really enjoyed the course and found it very worthwhile. We really weren’t expecting a Health and Safety course to be so enjoyable if I’m honest! We were very impressed by the location. The training room was great, staff very friendly and food was amazing. Steve did a great job in keeping the three days light-hearted and relevant in fairness to him! I hope that’s helpful and thanks again for facilitating. All the Best, Mared - Attended the IOSH Managing Safely in Events & Exhibitions Open Course
Container Handler - Mobile Mini - Josh Ashton 30/05/21
We approached SA Associates (among several other companies) for Container Handler training - an anomaly within our company compared to the usual B2 Forklifts used at our depots. Within minutes Alex had responded to my query and from there the customer service was exceptional throughout. Alex was very friendly and pleasant to deal with, and very knowledgeable and confident about the exact category of training we required. Regular contact was maintained the entire time, making sure all of the arrangements were in place leading up to the training, and that our certificates had arrived safely post-training. I would strongly recommend SA for their professionalism, knowledge and warmth and certainly know where to look for any future training requirements we have. Thank you for all your support and assistance Alex!it it.
Fire Marshal Course - 21/09/2021;
The trainers wealth of experience came across well in his presentation, his previous first hand experiences in relation to the course content held attention. The weight of emphasis on the critical aspects of being a fire marshal was spot on, all delivered at a pace and level appropriate to our fire marshals experience. Kind regards, Andrew. Quality and Safety Manager - NMO
Royal Academy London - 01/11/2021;
Bringing together 20 Events Managers for an in house Managing Safely in Exhibitions and Events Health and Safety course was a formidable task, keeping all 20 engaged for 4 days was nothing short of a miracle.
SA Associates made the process very engaging. The trainer made the training very enjoyable which helped to keep the staff interested and take in the information that was needed for them to be able to apply the training themselves in practise and cascade the training to other staff members within their teams. This helped form the foundation of ‘best practice’ which will inevitably lend itself to safer exhibitions and events in the future. The training more importantly helped in formulating quality risk assessments for events and exhibitions. The help that SA Associates gave to me in making the training course job specific for our company was invaluable, SA Associates helped the RA to adapt the training needs in line with our 18001 OHSMS so that it hit home with our staff and the supporting documentation complimented well. All in all I can say that the training course and aftercare we received from both the trainer and SA Associates office staff was excellent and made the course worthwhile. I would be only too happy to recommend SA Associates training service to anyone in the Exhibitions and Events environment. Best regards and many thanks for your excellent service.
Premiership Football Club - 11/04/2019;
I wanted to drop you a line to personally say thank you for the two IOSH courses you provided to us at Anfield Stadium. Your trainer, Shaun, made a very good impression on our staff and all commented on how much they enjoyed the course, which was made particularly enjoyable by the delivery style and the ability to bring to life the subject of health and safety for them in their own areas. Please would you pass on our gratitude to your team and the trainer, who are true credits to your company and absolute pleasures to work with.
London Borough of Lambeth - 21/03/2021;
I undertook 'Fire Marshal' training today as part of my responsibility as a Fire Marshal for London Borough of Lambeth, at Phoenix House, Vauxhall. I thought the course was really good and highly informative so well done SA Associates for its content and design, but particular praise goes to our trainers, Pat O'Keeffe, who got the essential content in a clear, entertaining and practical manner. He clearly knew his stuff and made me feel valued and that he was sharing his expertise with others so as to help us help others to be safe. If you can pass on my personal appreciation to Pat and I'm happy for you to share this compliment with other clients and parties. Dr Iain Boulton
“We would thoroughly recommend S. A. Associates Management Training to any company looking for management training and team leadership workshops. Throughout our projects they have professionally and effectively challenged us to make us look at situations in different ways, to broaden our views and to try different things. Feedback from participants has been extremely positive, to the extent that we have decided to open the training to additional staff members. They have kept us focused and on-track despite the distractions of our day-to-day business.”
Angela Arnold - Director of European Human Resources InterSystems
“Mencap employed the exclusive services of S. A. Associates to provide manual handling training to its six and half thousand support staff nationally over the last two years. During this time S. A. Associates have not only provided us with an excellent standard of delivery, but have also invested time and energy in trying to understanding who we are, what we do and importantly “how we do it”. This has ensured that as well as supporting us to meet our service requirements, we receive a truly customer centred service that is reliable, responsive and flexible. We expect a lot from our staff and they need and deserve the best quality training to support the invaluable work they do.”
Denise Moon - National Learning and Development Manager Regulatory Compliance (Mencap)
“We have worked with S. A. Associates for the past 10 years, partnering my organisation implementing improvement programmes within the realms of Health & Safety using their expertise to provide training covering a selection of specialist skills areas such as Confined space, 17th Edition, CDM & Power Press tool setting. I have always found Sue Allum and her training team to be supportive and very pro-active. I would highly recommend their services to others who are looking for a sound, established and professional training company.”
Bob Thomas - Health & Safety Manager Defence & Space
“I have used S. A. Associates to provide Health and Safety training at a number of St Ives sites and have always received glowing reports from the course attendees. The trainers used are professional, knowledgeable and, most importantly, well received by the course participants. I recommend SA to anybody requiring professional training both in Health and Safety and other fields.”
Geoff Court - St Ives
“I have worked with S. A. Associates over the last three years as part of our Skills Development Programme (accredited to ILM Level 3). During this time they have proven themselves to be ’stand out’ providers in terms of their professional and thorough approach, their superb training delivery and their innovative and creative approaches to all topics. S. A. Associates have worked with us in a friendly, supportive and helpful manner since we started working together and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.”
Jess McCole - Learning & Development Manager Lucite International
“Sue and S. A. Associates have provided a first class training solution for myself across a wide range of Safety and Environmental aspects Her demeanour is second to none and her trainers are first class.”
Martin Elliker - Cotts Beverages
“I have been working with Sue for a number of years and she is always my first port of call when we need any kind of management training for our staff. Sue always provides a quick response, excellent trainers and is happy to work with us to meet our specific requirements.”
Marian Allcott - Butler & Young
“Ab Agri ( Part of Associated British Foods) has been working with S. A. Associates for over seven years, and we use them to run our company wide IOSH managing safely and IOSH Managing environmental responsibilities programmes focused on our industry which have seen us train over 200 members of staff. We have also worked with S. A. Associates on an NVQ 4 programme in occupational safety and health as well as more practical training in areas such as fire safety, welding , safe lifting and manual handling. Currently we are working with S. A. Associates to roll out a bespoke behavioural safety training programme for our commercial vehicle drivers. S. A. Associates have always gone the extra mile to meet our safety and environmental training requirements, and are always both professional and flexible in their approach and as a result we very much see our commercial relationship as a partnership helping us to develop not only a positive safety culture across AB Agri but helping us to develop the business as a whole.”
Jeff Marston - National Safety and Environment Manager AB Agri
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