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IOSH 2019, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s annual international conference, took place on 16-17 September at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. Marcus Boocock, IOSH Communications Officer, reports “New technologies can actually help us better protect people, so ...

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NEBOSH to showcase new-look National General Certificate

Global provider of health, safety, wellbeing and environmental qualifications, NEBOSH, is to showcase its new-look National General Certificate at Health and Safety North taking place in October This will be the first, in-person UK opportunity for employers and experts to ...

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Working at height

The first FMJ/Barbour EHS regular compliance piece covering Health and Safety, Environment and Energy, Estates and Facilities Management; focuses on working from height The main piece of legislation governing work at height is the Work at Height Regulations 2005. These ...

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Safety chain

Mike Wood, Product & Technology Director at Constructionline explains the ways in which health and safety standards can be better managed throughout the supply chain Many facilities managers – particularly those working on large building and construction projects – will ...

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NEW from Solid Gear – the Onyx Safety Shoes and Boots

Great value safety footwear with the unique BOA closure system for maximum comfort. Nowadays, good safety footwear is part and parcel of a comfortable day’s work on site – just like good working clothes and quality hand tools. Combining maximum ...

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New CEO takes over at HSE

Sarah Albon, the new Chief Executive of Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator took up her new post on Monday 2nd September. Albon has left her role as Inspector General and CEO of the Insolvency Service, where she has been ...

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Research reveals a third of employees are not provided with hearing protection

Research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has revealed that one-third (34 per cent) of employees who require hearing protection for work purposes are not provided with it by their employer. Noise above 85 decibels can cause permanent and disabling hearing damage, ...

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Watch and learn

Interactive online courses are an efficient and cost-effective way to deliver essential health and safety training, argues Alex Wilkins, Head of Business Development at iHASCO Every workplace setting presents its own unique health and safety risks. From heavy lifting to ...

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All angles to be covered by IOSH 2019

From using artificial intelligence to save lives and guidance on implementing wellbeing strategies to the importance of language and managing contractor safety across boundaries, IOSH’s annual international conference has all angles covered. The conference is returning to the ICC in ...

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Within these walls

Socotec, a provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, advises on managing asbestos in public sector buildings With more than 500,000 public buildings still estimated to contain asbestos today, managaging asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) remains a big responsibility for FMs. Increasingly, ...

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