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Safety experts warn of health risks when working this winter

As the Met Office warns of snow and ice this December and cold temperatures have already set in across the UK, health and safety experts at Blue Trolley share warnings of the risks of not working safely in different weather ...

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No job too small

Peter Doyle, Head of Health and Safety Services at Citation on how to prepare for the key areas of focus for the HSE regarding workplace safety in 2024 Proactive and reactive maintenance is all in a day’s work for facilities ...

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Enhancing supply chain compliance with a dynamic risk-based assessment

Today’s complex supply chains rely heavily on onsite contractors, each playing a pivotal role in your business. The effective management of these contractors is vital, however the challenge lies in how to source and manage them without compromising on safety, ...

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Poor mental health can have serious consequences on health and safety within the construction sector

By Chris Handley, Construction Director at Concert Thank goodness we’re beyond the days where poor mental health was deemed to be a weakness or flaw. However, we still have a way to go in order to recognise suffering in others. ...

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OCS triumphs with two gold awards for health and safety

International facilities service provider, OCS, has been awarded two Gold RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Awards for its outstanding commitment to Health and Safety. The RoSPA Awards recognise organisations that have successfully implemented and maintained comprehensive health ...

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MyTAG in Zip World win

Technology firm, MyTAG, has been selected by Zip World as its IT solutions provider for health & safety, statutory compliance and employee engagement. Zip World is a Welsh outdoor adventure activity company which employs over 700 people across its seven ...

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HSE publishes latest workplace fatality figures

According to the latest figures published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 135 workers were killed in work-related incidents in Great Britain in the last year. The annual data release published by the HSE, Great Britain’s workplace regulator, covers ...

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700,000 pupils are learning in schools requiring major rebuilding or refurbishment

A new National Audit Office report on the condition of school buildings has revealed around 700,000 children in England are studying in schools requiring major rebuilding or refurbishment, but even more concerning is that the possibility of a building collapse ...

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Sodexo Energy & Resources appoints Janine Brand as HSEQ manager

Sodexo’s Energy & Resources business has appointed Janine Brand as health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ) manager. She joins from Hydrasun, the Aberdeen based provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the energy, OEM, marine, renewables and ...

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International Workplace and DPD partnership recognised at the SHE Awards

International Workplace and DPD have been Highly Commended for the Safer Logistics Award at the SHE Awards. The awards, held on Wednesday evening at the Vox in Birmingham, saw more than 750 health and safety professionals from the construction, manufacturing ...

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