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Learning and development in FM: the impact of C-19

What impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had on learning and development in FM? That’s the question that learning provider International Workplace is seeking to answer for a key conference this month. The company’s CEO David Sharp is presenting a session ...

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DURABLE Face Visor protects from infection

DURABLEs reusable Face Visor provides protection without restricting the ability to work. The visor is being used to protect medical workers, grocers and logistics staff as well as their patients, customers and co-workers. As the UK returns to work, the ...

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Exiting Lockdown: Latest technology helping staff feel safer as businesses get up and running again

Research shows that large numbers of the public are still wary about venturing out without a lot of persuasion that they’ll be safe, even to return to much-needed work. It’s a challenge for facilities managers across the country to reassure ...

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BESA and ECA update Covid-19 guides

The leading engineering services bodies have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of Covid-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector ...

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Door and entrance adaptions and protective hygiene screens to protect staff & visitors

MGS Ltd, a UK based manufacturer and installer of Door and Entrance systems, is helping customers to adapt buildings ready for reopening with their Automatic Touch Free Door opening and Protective Hygiene Screens solutions to help reduce contact points and ...

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BCC asks to meet minister to discuss key industry issues

Following discussions with the Government about the official, national guidance it issued this month to businesses about how to ensure workplaces are safe from Coronavirus, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and ...

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SOCOTEC develops ‘Business Ready’ programme to ensure safe business recovery after COVID-19

SOCOTEC has developed ‘Business Ready’, a new initiative designed to help organisations prepare as they resume operations in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. With many businesses and their facilities placed on pause following the COVID-19 outbreak, SOCOTEC has developed ...

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SOCOTEC introduces new environmental swabbing method for COVID-19 detection

SOCOTEC, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has introduced a new environmental swabbing procedure to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) on surfaces across a range of workplace environments. The new method has been adopted in ...

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Cobotics to drive innovation and performance in the wake of Covid-19

FM leaders are turning to cobotics to drive innovation and performance in the wake of Covid-19 according to new research by SoftBank Robotics EMEA. The research, which highlights the urgent need for new approaches within FM and commercial cleaning, revealed ...

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Skills of 60,000 workplace first aiders out of date

More than 60,000 of the country’s workplace first aiders will have missed essential re-qualification courses during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to St John Ambulance, which is urging business and public sector leaders to include first aid training in their plans ...

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