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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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IDEXX Legiolert Receives NF Validation Certification by AFNOR for Legionella pneumophila Testing 

IDEXX, the global experts in water microbiology, has announced that the Legiolert test, used for the rapid, confirmed enumeration of Legionella pneumophila in hot and cold sanitary water and cooling tower water, has been granted the NF Validation by AFNOR ...

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Think again

Health and safety is crucially important for any business. Gary Carvell, HSEQ Director at VINCI, explains why the business ditched a tried and tested approach just when it was achieving its best results in years  They say that curiosity killed ...

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Research reveals pattern between waste management collection systems and worker absence rates

Changing waste collection systems used by councils in the UK could reduce staff absences due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), a new study has shown. Research by the University of Greenwich, published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, has investigated ...

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Tivoli recognised with ninth consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Tivoli Group Ltd has been awarded the highest accolade of a RoSPA Gold Award for the ninth year running, confirming its ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the ...

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Atalian Servest appoints new QHSE Director

Global facilities service provider Atalian Servest has appointed Alistair McCourt as Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) Director UK & Ireland. McCourt will direct the business on all matters relating to quality, health and safety, environmental safety, food hygiene and ...

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CIBSE publishes Guide to Building Performance 2019

CIBSE has published its Guide to Building Performance 2019, which reflects the increasing demand from building users for safe, healthy and efficient buildings which meet the needs of those who occupy them. According to CIBSE, this demand to demonstrate better ...

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Legionella – TME launch new hot & cold water test solution

TME’s Double TC Wall Port is a NEW low cost accessory for remote testing of two pipes from one location – ideal for monitoring unblended water temperatures for legionella risk management. TME’s single TC Wall Port is already popular for ...

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