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Churchill awarded environmental services contract at University of Bath

Churchill Group’s environmental compliance division, Churchill Environmental, has landed a four-year contract, worth more than £280,000 with the University of Bath to provide water sampling and analysis for compliance throughout its estate. The agreement will see Churchill Environmental deliver a ...

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Research reveals GDPR compliance ‘skin-deep’ on first anniversary

A recent survey of over 1,400 UK SMEs commissioned by information security specialist, Shred-it, has revealed a positive understanding and engagement with the principles of GDPR on its first anniversary but highlights key areas of concern under the surface. The ...

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Compliance: Wiring Regulations

Chris Cerisola, NICEIC Qualified Supervisor (QS) at Artic Building Services looks at some of the changes made from the 17th to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. RCDs (residual-current device) is every electrician’s favourite subject in the designing of new electrical ...

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Compliance: Designing for hazardous environments

Paul Mannion, Project Engineer at engineering solutions provider Boulting, explains the considerations that should be made when designing for builds in hazardous environments. The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002 (DSEAR), defines a hazardous area as “any place in ...

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There’s still much to do to embed 18th edition wiring regulation changes says Hager survey

Despite an intensive publicity campaign ahead of the mandatory introduction of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations on 1st January 2019, an exclusive survey of electrical professionals carried out by Hager, shows that many still admit to lacking confidence when it ...

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Compliance: Asbestos – legal duties

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) advises that owners and managers of properties – commercial properties, hospitals, schools, factories – constructed prior to the year 2000 are responsible for ensuring that employees and non-employees are not exposed to health risks ...

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Compliance: Health & Safety

Gary Duce, MD of Reset looks at the duties of FMs to control, manage and monitor contractors working on their premises and sites to ensure compliance with legal and health and safety obligations. Most organisations have policies in place concerning ...

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Compliance – Engineering 

Companies can achieve greater efficiencies and control by planning statutory compliance alongside maintenance visits says Tim Beardsmore from electrical safety testing specialists Calbarrie Compliance Services All electrical systems deteriorate due to factors such as damage, wear, tear, corrosion, excessive electrical ...

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