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Ergonomic matters

Workstation assessments have been neglected and the effect on staff health and wellbeing is becoming a problem says Guy Osmond, Managing Director of Osmond Ergonomics When the world was turned upside-down by COVID, many things fell by the wayside –Digital ...

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Sound protection

Poor workplace acoustics can impact the health and welfare of staff if left unchecked. Ben Hancock, Managing Director at Oscar Acoustics, explains why facilities managers should be thinking about acoustic performance and the new role it plays in a post-COVID ...

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9 out of 10 companies now adopt ESG into corporate strategy

The majority (9 in 10) of companies across the UK, US and Canada now adopt ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations into their corporate strategy. Two thirds (67 per cent) invest in systems and technology to obtain data and make ...

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A demand for labelling Solutions

With the impact of COVID on businesses and the rise and multitude of changes to regulations that BREXIT has brought to the UK, there is a demand for re-labelling warehouses, offices and products. The last 2 years also drove a ...

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Venting safely

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt explains why maintaining your smoke vents properly is so important Smoke vents are a crucial part of a building’s fire safety system and work in conjunction with other mechanisms such as smoke curtains and ...

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Does your door hold a dirty secret?

The need for deep cleaning to combat disease has never been more pertinent, especially within health and care sectors where efforts to limit contagion have been stepped-up to minimise contamination through contact. This includes doors – entrances to wards, operating ...

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Catering safely

Catering facilities must meet stringent safety standards. Here, Jason Webb, Director, Electronic Temperature Instruments, explains how the technology is there to keep both food and people safe There’s been a clear rise in sanitary and safety precautions across most industries ...

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Fire risk assessment

Caroline Judd, Director, Turnkey Fire Services looks at the basics required when carrying out a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) and the range of fire detection and warning systems available to help protect your premises A fire risk assessment covers all ...

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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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Sodexo survey finds half of travellers ready to return to airport lounges

New research from Sodexo has revealed that half of British travellers feel ready to return to airport lounges when they reopen. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive for Sodexo, aimed to measure how comfortable passengers would feel returning to airports and ...

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