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Willmott Dixon launches Mental Health First Aider initiative

Willmott Dixon has trained over 130 people, a fifth of its workforce, to become mental health first aiders on construction sites and in offices nationwide to support its All Safe Minds campaign. Everyone on a Willmott Dixon project already receives ...

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High standards

FM’s that want to properly manage their work at height risk must consider competency alongside the required task and the safety equipment being provided, argues John Hynes, Head of Safe Access, Fixfast Tougher sentencing guidelines from the Sentencing Council mean ...

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Salisbury Group takes RoSPA Gold Award

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has awarded Salisbury Group a prestigious Gold Award for excellence in health and safety practices. The Gold Award recognises Salisbury Group’s high level of performance, well-developed occupational health and safety management ...

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Seaward launches new Apollo+ series

ELECTRICAL testing expert Seaward has announced the next generation in its popular range of downloadable PAT testers. Since its launch five years ago, the Apollo series has been a firm favourite among users, consistently outperforming the competition to secure its ...

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Empteezy cleans up with its new range of spill containment products

Spill containment specialist Empteezy is launching an array of new products which are tailored to meet the requirements of working environments from industrial and commercial to military, marine and educational. Among the new additions are galvanised steel pallets, secure economy ...

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Papercut

Matt Peaty, QSHEC Director at Salisbury Group, describes how his company switched from a paper-based accident reporting system to mobile technology – and how this is proving a game-changer on site The constant reporting, monitoring and closing out of health ...

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Interserve and EMCOR UK achieve conformity to new ISO for occupational health & safety

Interserve and EMCOR UK are among the first companies worldwide to achieve conformity to ISO 45001, the new international standard for occupational health and safety following a rigourous assessment by business standards company, BSI. Led by the UK, with input from over ...

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Barbour webinar: Safety Differently

We have all heard the rhetoric about Safety Differently, but how does it actually work in practise? How do you, for example, find leading indicators which keep your Board satisfied? How do you make people the solution not the problem? ...

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New report identifies what professionals want to ‘filter out’ of their working environments

Flexible working, comfortable office spaces, hydration stations, access to outside areas and natural lighting are the key ingredients for a healthy and happy workforce, according to new research from BRITA Professional. The results are revealed in a new report, ‘Life ...

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Get cracking on your racking protection

How the perils of unsafe racking can be catastrophic for business In 2016 there was a racking collapse at a cheese factory in Shropshire. So devastating were the results that it made the national news, with some tabloids making merry ...

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