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Comfort Controls is a winner in the 2019 RoSPA Awards

Building management controls specialist works closely with Hosking Associates to ensure leading-edge health and safety practice  Comfort Controls, the building management controls specialist, is delighted to announce that the company has achieved Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety ...

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High principles

A proactive culture around safety basics will stop preventable working at height deaths, says Ken Diable, Managing Director of Heightsafe Scan the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) list of recent prosecutions and the risks associated with working at height will ...

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First Mats launches new safety message mats range

The Premium Floor Matting suppliers, First Mats have unveiled a brand new range of safety message floor mats designed to bring a heightened level of health and safety compliance to commercial and industrial workplaces around the country. The innovative safety ...

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Managing Legionella – Prevention and Protection

If you are an employer or person in control of premises, you have a legal responsibility to identify and manage any risk of Legionella contamination. For effective monitoring a reliable thermometer kit is essential. Legionella, like many bacteria, thrive at ...

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CH&CO’s health and safety success recognised with third consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

CH&CO has been awarded the highest accolade of a RoSPA Gold Award for the third year running, confirming its ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. The award recognises CH&CO’s safety success across the diverse catering and hospitality business ...

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Resident danger

Anthony Cassidy, Health, Safety & Fire Technical Manager at Bureau Veritas with advice on managing fire safety in a change of use building Referred to as the ‘greatest challenge facing London today’ by the Greater London Authority, the housing shortage ...

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The world’s first rapid, onsite testing kit for Legionella

Hydrosense is a pioneer in the Legionella testing industry. By applying environmental technology to an industrial setting, our scientists have developed a new on-site testing method for deadly Legionella pneumophila SG 1 bacteria in water and biofilm. The Hydrosense test ...

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Compliance: Asbestos – legal duties

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) advises that owners and managers of properties – commercial properties, hospitals, schools, factories – constructed prior to the year 2000 are responsible for ensuring that employees and non-employees are not exposed to health risks ...

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Compliance: Health & Safety

Gary Duce, MD of Reset looks at the duties of FMs to control, manage and monitor contractors working on their premises and sites to ensure compliance with legal and health and safety obligations. Most organisations have policies in place concerning ...

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IOSH Annual Conference 2018

The IOSH Annual Conference took place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on 17-18 September. There were some useful lessons for facilities managers, reports David Sharp, Managing Director of International Workplace The conference began with an informative session ...

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