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Abrasive Wheels

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This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive
wheels as part of their work.

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage
and handling and much more.

Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5

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This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals
process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some
practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible.

Allergen Awareness

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This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explain the differences
between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how
they can trigger allergic reactions. It takes a detailed look at the symptoms of food allergies and
takes in the wider picture discussing the current theories of why rates are increasing. It then finishes
off by covering practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens and also what
steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures.

Asbestos Awareness

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As well as informing candidates about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver
content to help them recognise asbestos containing materials, make them aware of where it was
used, include steps they can take to minimise the risks and discuss the legislation that applies to
working with asbestos.
Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get
100% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the
end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required
result.

Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers

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As well as informing candidates about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver
content to help them recognise asbestos containing materials, make them aware of where it was
used, include steps they can take to minimise the risks and discuss the legislation that applies to
working with asbestos.
Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get
100% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the
end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required
result.

Assessing Display Screen Equipment

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The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations contain special directives covering
DSE safety. Both employers and employee‐users have responsibilities under the legislation.
This course fulfils your statutory training obligations and covers among other things, the correct way
to set up and use your display screen equipment safely. Reducing the risk of work related conditions.

Basic Fire Safety Awareness

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Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and
reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.
This course will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including
what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction
of the protocol of extinguishing a fire.
It is a cost effective way for employers to fulfil their legal obligation to provide their employees with
the necessary understanding of fire awareness.

Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

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Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and
reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.
This course covers the same content as the Basic Fire Safety course with additional content tailored
specifically for employees that work in care homes.

Basic Legionella Management

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Our interactive training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the
danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify and assess sources of risk from
Legionella on the premises.
It also gives you enough knowledge to get a Legionella control programme off the ground yourself –
or make confident, informed choices when commissioning others to take this on for you.

Behavioural Safety

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This course defines behavioural safety and explains the origins of the concept. It covers how it can
be implemented in the workplace and some of the potential benefits. It includes analysis of some
examples of ‘at risk behaviours’ and some examples of ways you can measure how well your
organisation is doing when it comes to safety. Finally it touches on some of the key laws regarding
health and safety in the workplace and how to ensure positive workforce attitudes.

CDM Awareness

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This awareness course covers the core concepts of the regulations and details the various roles that
are required for a construction project along with the key documents that need to be produced. It
starts with an introduction to CDM, then covers some of the parameters that need to be checked
when a project is being planned. It finishes by detailing a number of example projects that illustrate
how the regulations can be applied.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

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This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
(COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as
line managers with responsibility for such people.

Display Screen Equipment Awareness

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Our display screen equipment courses are aimed at users of display screen equipment (DSE) and
those responsible for assessing display screen equipment. A ‘user’, is anyone who regularly uses
display screen equipment for a significant part of their normal work. In practice, if you use display
screen equipment continuously for more than one hour a day, then you’re a ‘user’.

Electrical Safety

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This course will start by covering the many benefits electricity brings to society, as well as its key
components voltage, current and resistance. It will explain the two main types of electricity, cover
UK accident and death statistics, and describe a simple way of remembering the electrical hazards. It
then goes on to provide basic instructions about how you could safely help someone you suspect has
received an electric shock.

Emergency First Aid at Work – Online Annual Refresher

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What is Emergency First Aid? Well it’s exactly that, the first aid to be offered if an incident occurs.
Not many of us are confronted with scenes of blood and gore in our everyday lives – so usually first
aid could be as simple as sticking a plaster on a small cut.
But what if you did find yourself confronted with a more serious situation. This Emergency aid
course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the
actions that you can take to help.
In the most serious situations a first aider’s role will be to assess the scene so that accurate
information can be passed to Emergency services and then to act appropriately to try and increase
the patients odds of survival.

Fire Extinguisher

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Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces
regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire
awareness for all members of their staff.
Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and
reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.
This course provides training in the use of different types of fire extinguishers and the protocol of
tackling a fire.

Fire Marshal

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Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces
regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire
awareness for all members of their staff.
Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and
reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.
Fire marshals (sometimes known as fire wardens) are civilians trained to assist in emergency fire
evacuation procedures at businesses and other organizations. It is a legal obligation that workplaces
must have a sufficient number of fire marshals to deal with fire emergencies.
This course provides extensive knowledge of fire prevention, evacuation protocol and using fire
extinguishers.

Fire Marshal for Care Homes

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Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces
regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire
awareness for all members of their staff.
Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and
reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.
This course covers the same content as the Fire Marshal course with additional content tailored
specifically for employees that work in care homes.

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

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This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key
terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people
involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients,
infection control, label interpretation and much more.

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

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Every day, thousands of people are exposed to situations where they are left alone in work
premises, or when visiting members of the public during their working day.
There are many risks associated with working in isolation and without the support of colleagues,
including accidents and violence.
This course acts as an introduction to personal safety for lone workers and applies to those that
work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers.
It covers the legal responsibilities of both employers and employees, some of the common security
precautions that can be implemented, practical steps you can take to avoid conflict in lone worker
situations and other elements that can contribute to lone worker safety.

Introduction to Risk Assessment

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Risk assessment is a systematic method of looking at work activities, and considering the things that
could cause significant harm to people, property or the environment.
The most important purpose of risk assessments is to help prevent accidents and ensure the safety
of employees and anyone affected by workplace activities.
At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and
how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic
background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the
legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and
analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees
with regards to risk assessment.

Level 1 Food Safety – Catering

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are
set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that
food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow
food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness
of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks
actually arise and how to control and prevent them.
The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:
• New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;
• Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);
• Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;
• Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff

Level 1 Food Safety – Manufacturing

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are
set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that
food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow
food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness
of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks
actually arise and how to control and prevent them.
The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:
• New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;
• Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);
• Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;
• Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Level 1 Food Safety – Retail

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are
set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that
food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow
food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness
of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks
actually arise and how to control and prevent them.
The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:
• New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;
• Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);
• Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;
• Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Level 2 Food Safety – Catering

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are
set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that
food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow
food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness
of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks
actually arise and how to control and prevent them.
Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail
setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.
Typical environments may include:
• Pubs, hotels, restaurants;
• Supermarkets and retail environments;
• Food and drink manufacturers;
• Hospitals;
• Care homes;
• Schools;

Level 2 Food Safety – Manufacturing

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are
set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that
food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow
food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness
of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks
actually arise and how to control and prevent them.
Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail
setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.
Typical environments may include:
• Pubs, hotels, restaurants;
• Supermarkets and retail environments;
• Food and drink manufacturers;
• Hospitals;
• Care homes;
• Schools;

Level 2 Food Safety – Retail

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are
set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that
food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow
food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness
of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks
actually arise and how to control and prevent them.
Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail
setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.
Typical environments may include:
• Pubs, hotels, restaurants;
• Supermarkets and retail environments;
• Food and drink manufacturers;
• Hospitals;
• Care homes;
• Schools;

Lockdown Procedure in Schools

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In the last decade the threats to our society have multiplied and evolved in many ways. Terrorist
organisations have transferred their fight from Iraq and Afghanistan to our back garden, Europe –
and we have seen the damage that a small number of determined individuals can do.
This course will start by introducing the role of the lockdown officer then discuss some of the likely
reasons for a lockdown, go over some of the steps you can take to prepare your school for lockdown
as well as what to do in the event of a lockdown taking place.

Manual Handling

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Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes
of injury at work. To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations
Regulations were introduced.
The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general
requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of
any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.
This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and
legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques
and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some
practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.
Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling you will
also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.
Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater
awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling
techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

Noise Awareness

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Around 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused
by excessive noise at work. However, this damage is preventable if the right steps are taken but once
your hearing has gone it will not come back.
This course starts by going into detail about how dangerous noise can be in the workplace, and the
main safety issues you should be aware of. It will take you through some of the simple science, the
main laws that apply and introduce you to noise level limits. It also covers some of the specific
health risks and how to avoid them by producing risk assessments, action plans and through the
provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. The course will conclude by examining how
to provide information and instructions to employees, along with the most professional way to
conduct workforce health surveillance.

Paediatric First Aid

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The aim of this course is to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and confidence you need
to deal with paediatric first aid situations. It covers all of the key topics including: emergency
planning, assessing a situation, basic Life Support, CPR, shock, fractures, bleeding and a range of
other minor illness and injuries.

Personal Protective Equipment

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In the UK there are approximately 144 fatalities in the workplace and around 621,000 non-fatal
injuries every year. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) plays a vital role in managing Health &
Safety risks. However, historical data shows many workers suffering injury were not wearing this
clothing.
This course will show how wearing PPE plays a crucial role in preventing and reducing fatalities,
injuries and diseases that would otherwise occur in the workplace. It includes details of a wide range
of PPE options, examines the legislation and regulations that govern the responsibilities of
employers, employees and suppliers, and provides a real-life case study showing the law in action.
The course will also cover risk assessment and the role it plays in the selection and use of PPE along
with discussing other hazard control measures that can be implemented.
Finally, the course will move on to how to use, fit and wear PPE and understand its physical and
theoretical limitations.

Slips, Trips and Falls

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Slips, trips and falls account for almost a third of non fatal injuries at work. It is a widely held belief
that with just a few minor changes to working practices and attitudes this could be reduced
significantly.
This course will introduce you to some of the statistics relating to slips, trips and falls and dispel
some of the myths surrounding them. It also touches on the law as it relates to slips, trips and falls. It
contains real examples of where things have gone wrong and some practical steps that could have
been taken to prevent these incidents. The course also covers some of the straightforward changes
that can be made in most businesses to significantly reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall incident
occurring. The final module takes this to the next level and looks at it from a management
perspective.

Supervising Food Safety – Level 3

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This course is designed for managers and supervisors to help them understand their essential dayto-day responsibilities.
When a candidate passes this course, they will receive a certificate which demonstrates that they
can supervise and train staff to handle food safely and hygienically.
This is a comprehensive course which starts with basic definitions of key words, then follows a
logical path through other topics including the types of food hazards, personal hygiene, pest control,
legislation, enforcement, and the design and cleaning of food premises and equipment. It also
discusses how to implement a successful food safety management system.
There’s a wide range of topics because maintaining food safety and food hygiene is vital if you’re to
reduce the risk of food poisoning. The correct Food Safety Management System, professionally run,
protects your customers, your staff, and the reputation of your company.

Working at Height

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This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who
regularly work at height.
The term work at height applies to a wide range of situations ranging from the obvious ones like
working on platforms, ladders, scaffolds or stages to working alongside deep trenches. This is
because the crucial thing to understand about work at height is that it’s not how far you climb, but
how far you can fall. ‘Falls’ doesn’t just mean people falling from heights. If materials or equipment
fall, that will obviously present an equally dangerous hazard to anyone below.
All working at height situations are covered by health and safety legislation. Chief among these is the
Work at Height Regulations 2005. These regulations confer legal duties on employers and employees
to assess, control and minimise risks and hazards from work at height.
This course covers topics including the dangers of working at height, the regulations, the hierarchy of
controls, assessing risk and much more.
It’s vital to understand all this because as I’m sure you’ll know, working at height can be extremely
dangerous.
Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include working at height you will
also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Working in Confined Spaces

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At the end of this course you’ll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the control measures
to be followed when working in, or near to, confined spaces as detailed in a safe working procedure
This course will cover the legislation associates with working in confined spaces. What counts as a
confined space, the potential hazards, safe operating procedures, emergency procedures and
rescue.
Important note: This is an awareness course only, designed for people who need to be aware of the
hazards and risks of confined space working but are not required to enter a confined space. If you
are required to perform any work activity in, or in the proximity of, a confined space then you will
also need to have an ‘approved’ standard of practical training at the ‘appropriate’ level.

Working Safely

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Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff, both employers and employees. Health and
safety is one of the few areas where the law places specific duties specifically on employees so a
knowledge of where this applies and how to ensure that it is adhered to is vital to protect individuals
and businesses.
Most workers feel that accidents are something that only happens to other people. The reality is
that too many workers are coming to harm by not observing Health and Safety laws and not working
to safe systems of work – the physical, mental and financial burden of these accidents can have a
huge impact on themselves, their families and their colleagues.
The course covers a wide range of topics including fire safety, asbestos awareness, working at
height, COSHH, PPE and electricity.
It also covers methods for improving safety performance and methods of protecting the
environment.

Working Within the Private Security Industry

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In the UK, the private security industry provides manned, physical and technical systems to help
protect people, premises and property. It can also help prevent and detect crimes and any activities
that could be considered unauthorised as well as offering expertise in monitoring and responding to
safety risks.
This course is an introduction to the private security industry, and the main services it covers. It
discusses the body which regulates the industry, highlights the standards of behaviour expected
from security operatives, and the law as it relates to the industry.
It includes an in-depth look at health and safety issues, the concept of duty of care and examines a
range of emergency situations which security operatives might be involved with. The course also
covers communication skills, including tips for effective radio communication and instructions on
how to use the phonetic alphabet.

Workplace Health and Safety

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This course covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range of types of businesses
and sectors, from office and retail environments to workshops and factories. The wide range of
topics covered makes this a great course to act as an introduction to health and safety in the
workplace that can then be built on with more detailed courses that cover specific hazards that
employees might come into contact with in specific workplaces. This makes it a useful part of the
induction process.
By the end of this course the candidate will have an understanding of health and safety legislation
and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety. This is followed up with some
statistics outlining the most common causes of accidents in the workplace.
They will also understand good practice in relation to electricity, display screen equipment and the
use of safe manual handling techniques. The course also introduces best practice associated with the
control of substances hazardous to health regulations, the importance of using appropriate PPE as
instructed and the most common procedures to follow in the event of a fire.
The course contains specific case studies that outline the seriousness of health and safety in the
workplace and potential consequences if there is a health and safety breach. Along with all this it
introduces the concept of risk assessment and concludes with the actions that should be taken in the
event of an emergency situation occurring.