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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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Expansion for compliance experts OHS

Under a new management team, compliance consultancy OHS has expanded with new offices and a laboratory in Manchester, and new software that offers facilities managers and duty holders improved asbestos, water and fire services. OHS recently achieved UKAS ISO1725 accreditation ...

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Actuate UK calls for UKCA Mark transition for construction products to be extended

Engineering services sector body Actuate UK has issued a warning about serious consequences for businesses, public and commercial projects as well as domestic customers in only six months if a major issue regarding product compliance and standard marking is not ...

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Velway extends contract at Sheffield’s Pennine Five Development

Property management and compliance company, Velway, has extended its contract with RBH Properties for a fourth term, to manage the compliance and maintenance of the Pennine Five (P5) workplace development in Sheffield City Centre. With its distinctive five blocks of ...

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Fire resistance inspections for existing buildings

Allan Jowsey and John Dunk, Directors at PFP Specialists Ltd on the importance of demonstrating fire protection capability in older buildings PFP or Passive Fire Protection products and materials are installed in structures to provide fire protection in the event ...

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