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Asbestos abstraction

Two decades on from asbestos being banned in the UK, the toxic substance continues to affect thousands of lives every year. Ian Stone, Director of UK wide asbestos consultancy, Acorn Analytical Services, explains how exciting new disposal methods are helping ...

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Totalmobile helps power Compass Group’s global safety initiative

Field service management software solutions provider, Totalmobile, has been selected by contract foodservice company Compass Group to develop a mobile app to power the firm’s digitised Safety Walks programme. Committed to the highest standards of health and safety, the specially ...

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Lone workers

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision, and they can be found in many working environments. EXAMPLES OF LONE WORKING INCLUDE: People working alone in premises, such as shops or kiosks Home workers People ...

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Sign of the times

Mandatory by law and essential in reducing the risk of accidents, the implementation of effective safety signage is crucial to any workplace. Danny Adamson, MD at Stocksigns looks at how compliance with the latest safety requirements can ensure a safe ...

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Shock treatment

Millie McDonagh of defibshop explains the importance of providing access to defibrillators as a mainstay of an FM’s health and safety provision Every year, around 60,000 individuals suffer a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) outside hospital in the UK. Medical emergencies ...

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