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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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Salisbury Group takes RoSPA Gold Award

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has awarded Salisbury Group a prestigious Gold Award for excellence in health and safety practices. The Gold Award recognises Salisbury Group’s high level of performance, well-developed occupational health and safety management ...

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Seaward launches new Apollo+ series

ELECTRICAL testing expert Seaward has announced the next generation in its popular range of downloadable PAT testers. Since its launch five years ago, the Apollo series has been a firm favourite among users, consistently outperforming the competition to secure its ...

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Empteezy cleans up with its new range of spill containment products

Spill containment specialist Empteezy is launching an array of new products which are tailored to meet the requirements of working environments from industrial and commercial to military, marine and educational. Among the new additions are galvanised steel pallets, secure economy ...

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Papercut

Matt Peaty, QSHEC Director at Salisbury Group, describes how his company switched from a paper-based accident reporting system to mobile technology – and how this is proving a game-changer on site The constant reporting, monitoring and closing out of health ...

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Interserve and EMCOR UK achieve conformity to new ISO for occupational health & safety

Interserve and EMCOR UK are among the first companies worldwide to achieve conformity to ISO 45001, the new international standard for occupational health and safety following a rigourous assessment by business standards company, BSI. Led by the UK, with input from over ...

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