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Graham wins council water hygiene contracts

Graham FM has been awarded two compliance services contracts with Derry City and Strabane District Council and Ards and North Down Borough Council. The Derry City and Strabane District Council award for the provision of Legionella Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), ...

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Delivering first class property compliance

The Royal Mail is one of the oldest organisations in the world, with its origins tracing back over 500 years. Today it employs around 162,000 people across the group, 143,000 of which are in the UK. its contribution to the UK ...

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Slips, trips and falls

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major incidents in UK workplaces, accounting for 20% of all reported specified (major) injuries in 2016/17. The key risk factors are: Poor ...

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Churchill awarded first international deal

Churchill has been awarded its first multi-national deal in the hospitality sector, which sees the support services provider branch into the US and EMEA markets. Brought in to support a leading market disrupter within the hospitality industry, the year-long contract ...

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Working at height

The first FMJ/Barbour EHS regular compliance piece covering Health and Safety, Environment and Energy, Estates and Facilities Management; focuses on working from height The main piece of legislation governing work at height is the Work at Height Regulations 2005. These ...

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Within these walls

Socotec, a provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, advises on managing asbestos in public sector buildings With more than 500,000 public buildings still estimated to contain asbestos today, managaging asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) remains a big responsibility for FMs. Increasingly, ...

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ASCP publishes white paper in response to Government consultation on building safety reforms

The Association of Safety & Compliance Professionals (ASCP) – in partnership with CORGI Technical Services – has released a white paper entitled ‘The Future of Safety Management’. The paper offers an invaluable insight into the Government’s consultation document: ‘Proposals for ...

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Breathe easy

Greg Davies, Director of Market Development at Assurity Consulting, an organisation with over 30 years’ experience in independently monitoring indoor air quality looks at some of the issues surrounding IAQ “Each year in the UK, around 40,000 deaths are attributable ...

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Homes for Students appoints compliance director

National student accommodation manager, Homes for Students, has appointed Mandy Blackburn to the role of Compliance Director. Blackburn joins Homes for Students from MYSHON supported living specialists and will have overall responsibility for co-ordinating compliance across the group. She previously ...

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Compliance: Benchmarking to improve recycling and waste management practices

Given the constant pressure to improve service and demonstrate added value, it would be fair to assume that most traditional disciplines within facilities management have now been perfected. Recycling and waste management seems an obvious candidate for this argument, yet ...

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