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Planned review of building regs welcomed by BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed BBC reports that a full review of the Building Regulations will be carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Chief Executive Paul McLaughlin said BESA had been flagging up ...

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Apollo Fire Detectors celebrates first educational installation for its Soteria range

Staff and pupils at Marchwood Junior School, near Southampton, are benefitting from the reliability and innovation of the new SOTERIA range from Apollo Fire Detectors in an installation which marks the range’s first educational application. With nearly 300 pupils aged ...

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Keeping shoppers and staff safe and secure at Bluewater

Land Securities is the largest commercial property company in the UK. It owns and manages more than 26 million square feet of property, including office and retail accommodation, retail parks, shopping centres and leisure destinations. Bluewater, the UK’s leading retail ...

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Altro’s first adhesive-free flooring for low slip risk areas is tough time-saving solution at Warrington Hospital

New Altro Cantata, the company’s first adhesive-free flooring for areas with a low slip risk, is already demonstrating its capabilities at Warrington Hospital, providing a tough time and cost saving solution in a busy non-clinical corridor. Lee Bushell, the hospital’s ...

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New product additions to Gradus’ safety and protection systems

Contract specialist Gradus has released its updated Safety and Protection brochure, which has been extended to include three new product additions. The new products in Gradus’ Safety & Protection Systems include a reflective column and corner guard, chequer plate corner ...

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Problems with speeding traffic on your site?

As a major supplier of Home Office approved fixed and mobile speed cameras to the UK Police, Truvelo is the perfect partner to assist you in promoting compliance with site speed limits and ensuring vehicle and pedestrian safety on site. ...

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Gradus ensures student safety at the London School of Economics

Gradus are contributing to safety for students at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Situated in Houghton Street, Central London and originally constructed in the 1920’s, the Main Building of the London School of Economics and Political Science ...

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Achieving new heights

Facilities managers have a long list of statutory obligations to ensure height safety in the workplace and are often deemed the responsible duty holder for work undertaken on site says John Hynes, Head of the Safe Access division at Fixfast ...

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Open and shut case

Managers of hospitals, care homes and other healthcare buildings need to ensure that the design and installation of doors does not put vulnerable people at risk, says Simon Osborne Commercial Leader of Allegion in the UK and Ireland It would ...

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Is It time to re-think two-way radios?

New research into the state of analogue radio communication in the UK suggests an upgrade to digital is overdue. Many facilities managers report that their analogue two-way radio systems are not up to scratch, and lack health and safety features ...

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