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Let’s Wash Our Hands Of It

Safety Signs Manufacturer and Safety Products Supplier Spectrum Industrial have launched a campaign ‘Let’s Wash Our Hands Of It’ to help raise awareness of the amount of germs lurking in the workplace and have published an infographic with key facts ...

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EMCOR UK awarded Sword of Honour by British Safety Council

The provider of facilities, asset and workplace management services, was one of 66 organisations worldwide that achieved a Sword of Honour, which is awarded to companies which have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work. ...

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Life saving training

Providing defibrillators in workplaces and public places can save lives says Millie McDonagh of defibshop, which is why it’s important that people are trained to use them correctly Millions of people live with heart and circulatory diseases, with around 7.4 ...

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Survey reveals UK workers do not feel completely safe in the workplace

New research released by building technology firm, Honeywell, has revealed 71 per cent of the UK workforce  do not feel completely safe working in their employer’s buildings. This number is even higher for remote workers (78 per cent), who are ...

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BESA urges industry to redouble site safety efforts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned against safety complacency on construction sites during the new lockdown period. It congratulated the sector on its efforts so far to keep everyone safe, but stressed the industry was now under even more ...

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Over the line

Where do you draw the line in office social distancing? Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, a Director at Turnstone Law looks at the lessons to be learnt from the HSE’s enforcement action against the Department for Work and Pensions We have all ...

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J S Wright achieves a new globally recognised management award

The mechanical and electrical building services specialist has achieved certification to the new ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management standard, the world’s first international OHS standard, which has replaced its BS OHSAS 18001 accreditation for protecting employees. Despite strict ...

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Avoid winter slips and falls

Safety Signs Manufacturer and Safety Products Supplier Spectrum Industrial have launched a campaign ‘Avoid Winter Slips and Falls to help raise awareness of the accidents that occur at workplace premises due to bad weather in the winter months. According to ...

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It’s in the cloud

Morphean’s CEO, Rodrigue Zbinden, on the benefits of Cloud-enabled access control for return to work procedures The return to work following lockdown brings many challenges for facilities and operations managers, with precautions being taken to enable businesses to operate at ...

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High praise

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt International explains why he welcomes the Draft Building Safety Bill and what it will mean for the service and maintenance of high-risk buildings There has been an intense focus on building and fire safety ...

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