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Whitepaper addresses key areas of risk FMs need to be aware of

In recent years, the FM industry has extended its remit to take a more proactive role across a broader spectrum of activities. This has resulted in a wide range of risks that facilities managers need to be aware of, including ...

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IOSH Annual Conference 2018

The IOSH Annual Conference took place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on 17-18 September. There were some useful lessons for facilities managers, reports David Sharp, Managing Director of International Workplace The conference began with an informative session ...

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Trade union accuses government of “shielding dangerous employers” from legal action on workplace injuries

Unite, the UK’s largest union, is accusing the government of using a bill due to return to the Commons this week, to shield employers who play ‘fast and loose’ with the safety of workers from having to pay compensation to ...

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England’s first SHE apprenticeship launched by Costain

Technology based construction and engineering company, Costain, has launched England’s first Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) apprenticeship. The new scheme has been developed to address the impact that changes in technology and innovation are having on business working practices and ...

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How productivity is an immediate benefit of safety

Today, protecting the vital assets of a facility is a priority for any health and safety professional or warehouse manager. But the advantages of a well laid-out working environment, where the flow of people is carefully managed and assets and ...

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Skills, leadership & diversity in health & safety webinar

What is the ideal skillset of a health and safety professional? How diverse is health and safety? Our latest webinar, which takes place on Thursday 23 August 11:00am to 12:00pm, talks about what makes a true leader. Why fully immersing yourself ...

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Protecting the partition

Julian Sargent, Managing Director of partitioning experts Style, looks at the benefits of regularly maintaining and servicing your operable wall system and the relevant health & safety legislation Today’s moveable partitioning walls come in all shapes and sizes, some towering ...

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EHS specialist acquired by SOCOTEC  

  Testing, inspection and compliance services business, SOCOTEC, has acquired Northamptonshire-based 4see Ltd, specialists in health, safety and environmental consultancy solutions. Established in 2004, 4see has expertise in all aspects of health & safety risk management, training and consultancy including; ...

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CE Markings no guarantee of safety

Denise Sheppard, Head of Sector – Facilities Management at Arco discusses the unseen risks for your business Although we enjoy the benefits of working in one of the safest places in the world, with the lowest incident rates of work ...

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The big green safety machine turns 30

In an age where companies come and go at a noisy and alarming rate, there’s something reassuring about the safe hands of McCue, still protecting people and businesses after 30 years of trading. In that time the company, formed by ...

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