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Methane reduction: How FMs can get ahead

COP26 saw more than 100 countries pledge to significantly cut emissions of methane – a powerful greenhouse gas responsible for around 30 per cent of global warming to date. Dr Stephen Wise, Chief Strategic Development Officer for environmental biotechnology company, ...

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The Building Safety Manager: Achieving competence

Following the Grenfell tragedy, there is an identified need to improve building safety performance by focusing upon improving the competence, and the behaviour, of the workforce at all levels. International Workplace’s Kelly Mansfield addresses what competence means and how it ...

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Novus on course to exceed growth targets following a spate of contract wins

Novus Property Solutions has reported ending the summer on a high having secured more than £23 million in new business in August and September. The news comes just three months after the national build, maintenance and compliance contractor welcomed its ...

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Asbestos risks reviewed

Kate Gardner, Health and Safety Trainer at International Workplace on the inquiry launched by the Government into why asbestos related disease is still the UK’s biggest occupational killer More than 5,000 deaths a year are recorded from diseases such as ...

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FM Clinic: Keeping on top of compliance

As organisations prepare to welcome their people back to the workplace, they must meet compliance standards in order to be able to reopen their facilities safely. Staying on top of the usual legal and statutory compliance at the best of ...

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Taking charge of batteries

The trend for cordless products is triggering a dangerous increase in battery incidents. James Nash, Commercial Manager at Valpak, explains how free waste battery collections can help prevent fires and other hazards How many electrical items is your business responsible ...

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Think Safe, Act Safe, Be Safe. Why safety signs matter

Peter Clayton Head of Sales for Spectrum Industrial on the importance of safety signs following the launch of the ‘Think Safe, Act Safe, Be Safe’ campaign In our daily lives we see signs, they tell us to stop at junctions, ...

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Experts warn hospitality sector must prioritise compliance as restrictions lift 

As the hospitality sector once again prepares for full capacity following the lifting of restrictions, facilities experts are urging businesses to pay close attention to compliance regulations, as many properties may have gone without inspection during the lockdown period. According ...

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Legionella testing

The LCA requires its members to have in place management procedures and appropriately competent staff, that give them the capability of responding appropriately to positive legionella results. Positive legionella results following sampling are one area where it’s possible to misinterpret ...

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Business transformation leader takes up CEO role at Novus Property Solutions

National maintenance, compliance and construction contractor, Novus Property Solutions, has appointed industry specialist Steve Davies as its new Chief Executive Officer. Davies is an accomplished leader with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results within facilities and asset management, ...

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