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Langley Waterproofing Systems implements site Safe Survey policy

Building owners can be liable not only for the safety of their own employees but also those up and down the supply chain, including contractor and supplier personnel. HSE reported that in 2018 the highest percentage of fatal injuries of ...

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Auva Certification awards Capital Property Maintenance three ISO certifications with special guest Rt Hon. Priti Patel MP

Capital Property Maintenance Ltd, a specialist in building services, has been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certifications for quality, environmental and health and safety management systems by Auva Certification Ltd at a special ceremony held ...

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Workplace ergonomics survey 2020

HSE legislation legally obliges employers to protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones; but the wider definition of workplace ergonomics is to increase the comfort, safety and ...

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Graham wins council water hygiene contracts

Graham FM has been awarded two compliance services contracts with Derry City and Strabane District Council and Ards and North Down Borough Council. The Derry City and Strabane District Council award for the provision of Legionella Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), ...

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Managing water-borne legionella

In many ways, water contamination seems like an issue consigned to history, yet outbreaks continue to occur causing illness and, in the worst cases, fatalities. In this article, Spencer Culley, Managing Director at Churchill Environmental discusses why thorough processes are ...

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Speed test

Victims of ‘drive-by’ testing may be paying a heavy price when Working at Height warns Ken Diable Managing Director at Heightsafe Systems Ltd Facilities Managers are dealing with myriad pressures in their roles – not least the pressure to do ...

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Improving productivity, efficiency and reputation

Could your business benefit from greater productivity, increased efficiency, reduced costs, enhanced reputation and a safer workplace? If so, now is the time to invest in IOSH’s Managing Safely, the market-leading safety and health course for businesses of all sizes. ...

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

This month, B&M Waste Services is once again launching its ‘Refuse not Refuge’ winter campaign which aims to reduce the number of people seeking refuse in waste containers. B&M Waste Services works in partnership with Crisis, who work directly with ...

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Slips, trips and falls

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major incidents in UK workplaces, accounting for 20% of all reported specified (major) injuries in 2016/17. The key risk factors are: Poor ...

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Safety tech

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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