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How productivity is an immediate benefit of safety

Today, protecting the vital assets of a facility is a priority for any health and safety professional or warehouse manager. But the advantages of a well laid-out working environment, where the flow of people is carefully managed and assets and ...

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Skills, leadership & diversity in health & safety webinar

What is the ideal skillset of a health and safety professional? How diverse is health and safety? Our latest webinar, which takes place on Thursday 23 August 11:00am to 12:00pm, talks about what makes a true leader. Why fully immersing yourself ...

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Protecting the partition

Julian Sargent, Managing Director of partitioning experts Style, looks at the benefits of regularly maintaining and servicing your operable wall system and the relevant health & safety legislation Today’s moveable partitioning walls come in all shapes and sizes, some towering ...

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EHS specialist acquired by SOCOTEC  

  Testing, inspection and compliance services business, SOCOTEC, has acquired Northamptonshire-based 4see Ltd, specialists in health, safety and environmental consultancy solutions. Established in 2004, 4see has expertise in all aspects of health & safety risk management, training and consultancy including; ...

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CE Markings no guarantee of safety

Denise Sheppard, Head of Sector – Facilities Management at Arco discusses the unseen risks for your business Although we enjoy the benefits of working in one of the safest places in the world, with the lowest incident rates of work ...

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The big green safety machine turns 30

In an age where companies come and go at a noisy and alarming rate, there’s something reassuring about the safe hands of McCue, still protecting people and businesses after 30 years of trading. In that time the company, formed by ...

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Heightsafe Systems recognised with RoSPA award for outstanding health and safety practices

Heightsafe Systems have been recognised with a prestigious award in acknowledgement of its practices and achievements for providing its staff, clients, and contractors with the tools to get home safely at the end of the working day. With a keen ...

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Salisbury Group receives Global Award for Outstanding Innovation

Salisbury Group has been named winner of the Outstanding Innovation category at the 2018 Global Business Excellence Awards. The Outstanding Innovation Award recognises the transformational improvements achieved by the national facilities management and maintenance company, in moving its safety and ...

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Willmott Dixon launches Mental Health First Aider initiative

Willmott Dixon has trained over 130 people, a fifth of its workforce, to become mental health first aiders on construction sites and in offices nationwide to support its All Safe Minds campaign. Everyone on a Willmott Dixon project already receives ...

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High standards

FM’s that want to properly manage their work at height risk must consider competency alongside the required task and the safety equipment being provided, argues John Hynes, Head of Safe Access, Fixfast Tougher sentencing guidelines from the Sentencing Council mean ...

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