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Welsh health board awards SOCOTEC two asbestos management deals

SOCOTEC’s Asbestos team has secured two three-year framework agreements with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The first contract will see SOCOTEC provide management, refurbishment and demolition surveys, while the second will involve the Asbestos team undertaking annual reinspections. Both ...

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Lending a helping hand Spectrum Industrial extend range of safety stations

Safety Signs Manufacturer and Safety Products Supplier Spectrum Industrial have extended their range of safety stations. Safety stations positioned in easily accessible areas provide that helping hand to health and safety managers, by aiding the reduction of workplace injuries. According ...

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Alone and at risk

Jamie Griffiths, Business Development Manager at Vitix, on the importance of ensuring lone worker protection in the FM sector Facilities management remains one of the sectors most likely to include lone workers, whether that’s for all or just part of ...

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HSE appoints chief inspector of buildings for the new Building Safety Regulator

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced the appointment of a Chief Inspector of Buildings to establish and lead the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR). Peter Baker, HSE’s current Director of Building Safety and Construction, will take up the ...

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Legionella: Risks during and after lockdown

Many workplaces have laid dormant for weeks as the Coronavirus has taken hold of the country. This has introduced new challenges, such as the management of legionella Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia, which can cause serious respiratory illness ...

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New All-Party Parliamentary Group to champion Cleaning and Hygiene worker’s rights

The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the cleaning and hygiene sector has been inaugurated to represent the interests of the cleaning and hygiene sector in Parliament and influence MPs, ministers and Government. The British Cleaning Council, which sponsors the ...

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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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