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Independent water study shows increased accuracy of IDEXX Legiolert test in identifying Legionnaires’ disease risk over current methods

IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiological testing for water, today shared the results of a new potable water study carried out by independent water microbiology experts. The study, “Comparison of Legiolert/Quanti-Tray MPN test for the enumeration of Legionella pneumophila ...

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ISS Ireland wins top NISO Safety award for third year running

ISS Ireland has been awarded a Distinction for the third year running at the 27th Annual The National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) Safety Awards. NISO helps members develop a culture of health and safety in their workplace, assisting them in ...

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B&M Waste relaunch annual winter ‘Refuse not Refuge’ campaign

With the winter fast approaching, closely coupled with the Christmas party season, B&M Waste Services is upping its campaign to reduce the number of people seeking refuse in waste containers with its ‘Refuse not Refuge’ campaign. B&M Waste works in ...

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Free whitepaper explores the role facilities management companies play in managing workplace risks

The UK’s leading health and safety accreditation service, Alcumus SafeContractor, has warned that inadequate health and safety procedures could have significant implications on the UK’s Facility Management (FM) market, that was valued in 2017 at £120bn, and employs 10% of ...

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Whitepaper addresses key areas of risk FMs need to be aware of

In recent years, the FM industry has extended its remit to take a more proactive role across a broader spectrum of activities. This has resulted in a wide range of risks that facilities managers need to be aware of, including ...

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IOSH Annual Conference 2018

The IOSH Annual Conference took place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on 17-18 September. There were some useful lessons for facilities managers, reports David Sharp, Managing Director of International Workplace The conference began with an informative session ...

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Trade union accuses government of “shielding dangerous employers” from legal action on workplace injuries

Unite, the UK’s largest union, is accusing the government of using a bill due to return to the Commons this week, to shield employers who play ‘fast and loose’ with the safety of workers from having to pay compensation to ...

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England’s first SHE apprenticeship launched by Costain

Technology based construction and engineering company, Costain, has launched England’s first Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) apprenticeship. The new scheme has been developed to address the impact that changes in technology and innovation are having on business working practices and ...

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How productivity is an immediate benefit of safety

Today, protecting the vital assets of a facility is a priority for any health and safety professional or warehouse manager. But the advantages of a well laid-out working environment, where the flow of people is carefully managed and assets and ...

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Skills, leadership & diversity in health & safety webinar

What is the ideal skillset of a health and safety professional? How diverse is health and safety? Our latest webinar, which takes place on Thursday 23 August 11:00am to 12:00pm, talks about what makes a true leader. Why fully immersing yourself ...

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