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British Safety Council chairman calls on businesses to make ‘people’s wellbeing at work as much a priority as health and safety’

At the start of World Wellbeing Week (27 June- 1 July), the Chairman of British Safety Council, Peter McGettrick, is calling on all businesses and employers to make the wellbeing of their staff as important as their health and safety. ...

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RoSPA recognises Sodexo Healthcare’s head of health, safety and risk as Covid Workplace Champion

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has selected Sodexo’s April Harvey, Head of Health, Safety and Risk for its Healthcare business, as a Covid Workplace Champion for her work throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. At the end of ...

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Compass recognised for high standards of health and safety

Compass Group UK & Ireland has again been recognised by the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for achieving high levels of health and safety across its sectors. Compass acknowledgements awarded in 2022 include: Levy UK + Ireland ...

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Legionella: The hidden risk

Eric Myers, Senior Industry Technical Consultant at Ecolab and a Waterborne Pathogen Risk Reduction Strategist, on how the unique circumstances for buildings that wouldn’t typically experience months-long shutdown may have increased the risk of legionella and how to mitigate that ...

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New modular retractable barrier system launched by Seton

A new retractable barrier system, named EasyExtend, has been launched into the market, offering unique features and benefits for use in industrial and outdoor spaces. Developed by the health and safety solutions provider Seton, the new and rugged unit is ...

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BESA Academy’s Health and Safety Environment Course and Test

COURSE INFORMATION Our health and safety environment course and test meets the health and safety requirements for all Craft and Operative SKILLcards and is designed for those within the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration occupations. The full online course enables those ...

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CHAS announces single compliance solution to manage multiple supply-chain risks

CHAS, the trusted name in supply chain risk management, has introduced CHAS Elite. This comprehensive compliance solution enables buyers and suppliers to demonstrate their regulatory compliance around health and safety, environmental issues, modern slavery, diversity, equality and inclusion, in a ...

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How to improve the health and safety of your warehouse

Health and Safety can have a massive impact on the way businesses operate it can be difficult to know the correct procedures. Plastor brings you a guide to improving the health and safety of your warehouse. Warehouses can be dangerous ...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Injuries on construction sites are costing businesses £3.16bn a year

Injuries and ill-health in the UK construction industry are now costing upwards of £16.2 billion, new data has revealed. Around 20 per cent (£3.16 billion) of that cost was incurred by employers and 22 per cent (£3.5 billion) by the ...

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Just a Drop of kindness from the WHA transforms the lives of villagers in Africa

The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (the WHA) has funded a new borehole construction project to bring safe, hygienic water to a village in Africa, by donating to the charity, Just a Drop. The charity has used monies raised by WHA ...

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