Helping people back to work

Helping People Back to Work For many getting back to work is a struggle. Some people have made mistakes, some have been ill; some simply lost their way but have been written off. OSHS Ltd offers a programme working alongside training companies and job centre to help people get back […]

Personal Track Safety

Personal Track Safety: What you need to know Personal Track Safety (PTS) is a system of safer working practices employed within the United Kingdom designed to ensure the safety of railway workers who have to work on the lineside. PTS ensures that rail workers are aware of their surroundings so […]

Personal Track Safety | Medical Requirements

Personal Track Safety Medical Requirements Below is a summary of the Minimum Medical Fitness Standard required for Personal Track Safety, which all successful candidates will be required to take upon offer of an apprenticeship. Vision (Eyesight) Distance vision at least 6/9 in the better eye and 6/12 in the other […]

Personal Track Safety | Drugs & Alcohol

Personal Track Safety: Drug and Alcohol Test Any allegations of drink and drug abuse in the railway industry are of concern. Train Drivers, Guards, Conductors, Shunters, Signallers, Permanent Way workers and all other Safety Critical staff and their employers are subject to the Transport & Works Act which make it […]

Vision Screening & VDU Testing

Vision Screening and VDU Testing The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 992 implement an EC Directive and came into effect from January 1999 (some small changes were made in 2002). The Regulations require employers to minimise the risks in visual display unit (VDU) work by ensuring that workplaces […]

Vaccinations

Vaccinations Vaccinations are a great assistance in helping you to travel safely and give some protection. However it is important that you still take care with food, drink and personal hygiene. In addition, some countries have adopted HIV/AIDS-related entry restrictions. Travellers with HIV should consult their GP for a detailed […]

Travel and Vaccination

Travel and Vaccination Services OSHS is delighted to have joined MASTA to offer medical advise and services for travellers abroad and become a MASTA travel clinic in Ayr. The Medical Advisory Services For Travellers Abroad, or MASTA, is a global advisory service established over 20 years ago.В By joining forces, we […]

Drug Misuse

What is Drug Misuse? Drug misuse is the use of illegal drugs and the misuse, whether deliberate or unintentional, of prescribed drugs and substances. Is It My Concern? Yes. Drug misuse can be a serious problem for both misuser, the business where they work and often for their co-workers. Successfully […]

Testmonials for onsite health solutions

Testimonials for On Site Health Solutions Ltd “Of the six agencies reviewed in the Peterborough area, every one commented on the efficiency, flexibility and helpfulness of the OSHS team. Certainly, the Cordant Team have realised the pressure we sometimes put your team under by asking you to visit some of […]

Servicing your industry

Servicing Your Industry Health & Safety and Health Surveillance affect every industry including:- Engineering and Industrial Mining Printing, Packaging and Media Wholesale and Distribution Traders and Markets Transport and Storage Tourism and Leisure Agriculture and Horticulture Business and Professional Communications and Telecommunications Research and Development Civil Engineering and Construction Education […]