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As businesses reopen the TUC issues warning on workplace safety

Whilst yesterday saw the easing of lockdown restrictions across the country, Frances O’ Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Congress Union (TUC) warned businesses not to drop their guard on workplace safety. In a statement issued by the TUC, O’Grady ...

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FUTURE Designs receives first IMMUNE Building Standard certification in the world for an industrial building

FUTURE Designs, the UK based designer and manufacturer of luminaires and bespoke lighting solutions, has obtained the first IMMUNE Building Standard certification in the world for an industrial building, awarded by the Healthy by Design Building Institute (HDBI). The factory ...

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The role of digital solutions in driving safe water system management

By Katy Rogers, Commercial Business Director at Rada COVID-19 has led to our leisure centres, hotels, offices, venues and public buildings being non-operational for many months. Previously used to daily footfall, the subsequent decline in water usage in these buildings ...

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EMCOR UK wins two International Safety Awards

EMCOR UK has been presented with two International Safety Awards by the British Safety Council for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work.   The provider of facilities, asset and workplace management services, received a ...

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Atalian Servest demonstrates ethical best practice and sustainable growth with new partnership

Global FM services provider, Atalian Servest, has partnered with Alcumus, a provider of supply chain and EHSQ+ risk management solutions in the UK, to prequalify its contractors. Jack Holmes, Procurement Director UK & Ireland, Atalian Servest said: “At Atalian Servest, ...

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ISS UK raises £190,000 for clean water and sanitation projects

ISS UK has reached a new milestone of raising over £190,000 by selling One bottled water and drinks at its customer sites around the country. Together, One Water and ISS UK will have improved the lives of over 12,000 people through clean ...

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SOCOTEC appoints new UK CEO

The testing, inspection and compliance services provider has appointed Nicolas Detchepare as its new CEO. With a turnover of £140 million and over 1,700 employees, the UK is the second most important geographical platform in the SOCOTEC Group after France. ...

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Sodexo and IUF sign declaration of intent on health and safety

Sodexo and the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tourism, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF), the global trade union federation for workers throughout the food chain, have signed a declaration of intent on health and safety, reinforcing their ...

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Kitted out for COVID

Marta Kalas of Thomson Screening offers useful advice on how to create a COVID Safety Toolkit for your premises Unfortunately, COVID-19 is still with us, and will remain with us for the medium term at least. This means facilities managers ...

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Back to school

As pupils go back to school there are a number of safety measures schools need to implement to ensure the health and wellness of staff, students and school communities says Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies ...

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