Blog & Resources

How to Become a Tower Climber

How to Become a Tower Climber

If you’re bored of your office job, love climbing, travelling, and working as part of a team – tower climbing could be for you. POD speaks to Craig Bytheway - who has been climbing in the telecommunications industry for over 6 years - about how to become a tower...

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What are substances hazardous to health?

What are substances hazardous to health?

COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, and it is the law that requires employers to control substances that are potentially harmful to health. What are substances hazardous to health and what are the dangers associated with them?What does...

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How to carry out a COSHH assessment

How to carry out a COSHH assessment

COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, and it is the law that requires employers to control substances that are potentially hazardous to health. This includes completing a COSHH assessment to identify harmful substances in your...

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What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome?

What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome?

Repeated and frequent exposure to vibrating tools can cause serious disability in your hands, affecting your ability to work and perform everyday tasks. What is hand-arm vibration syndrome and what should employers do to reduce the risks?What is Hand-arm Vibration...

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A Short Guide to Mental Health Awareness at Work

A Short Guide to Mental Health Awareness at Work

Mental health awareness at work is more important than ever in 2021. Good mental health at work can mean a boost in productivity, a positive attitude about work, and ultimately saves money for employers. What is mental health awareness, and why should you be aiming to...

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POD’s First Group of Telecoms Apprentices

POD’s First Group of Telecoms Apprentices

On Monday 2nd August Pod Training and Consultancy welcomed our first group of telecoms apprentices, who started an 18-month tower climbing journey. This apprenticeship scheme has been developed in collaboration with Exeter College and will see 8 apprentices embark on...

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A guide to Asbestos Awareness Training

A guide to Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos Awareness training is a legal requirement if your work could foreseeable disturb the fabric of a building and expose you to asbestos. This includes those who supervise the work. But what is asbestos and why do you need asbestos awareness training? What is...

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