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Covid 19: Testing and maintenance of life safety systems

Colt Service has issued some important advice on life safety given the current lockdown in the UK. It states that the testing and maintenance of life safety installations in buildings is mandatory under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order. Following ...

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NEW – EMMA Safety Footwear added to the Hultafors Group PPE portfolio

As customer demands for accreditation, safety, quality and value increase, the Hultafors Group continues to stay one step ahead of the competition. The Hultafors Group’s PPE portfolio already includes market-leading tools, workwear and protective wear brands such as Snickers Workwear, ...

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Hellberg SAFE face protection

Hellberg Safety specialist PPE products include highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection and communication solutions for personal wellbeing on site. Hellberg’s SAFE face protection range offers visor solutions to suit a variety of different internal and external work environments. ...

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ASSA ABLOY launches new automatic restraint system

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is helping to make loading bays safer with the introduction of the new DE6190AR Automatic Restraint System. The new restraint minimises the risk of accident and injury by preventing unplanned vehicle movement during the loading process. ...

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FETA urges FMs to have DSEAR risk assessments in place

The Federation of Environmental Trade Association (FETA) has issued a warning to facilities managers to ensure they have the necessary DSEAR Risk Assessments in place for all air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pumps installed on their premises. The Dangerous Substances ...

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SEC calls on Government to enhance powers for new building safety regulator

Construction

As the board charged with implementing the new Building Safety Regulator meets this week and Government begins to frame its legislation, a leading UK construction body has called for enhanced powers for the Regulator. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group ...

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Safesite secures Jonesco plastics roof

Safesite, a supplier of fall protection solutions, has provided Jonesco (Preston) Ltd with a collective fall protection system that ensures maintenance teams accessing the rooftop are separated from hazards and all potential fall risks. Jonesco (Preston) Ltd is a family-run ...

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace

In the hierarchy of risk control, PPE is considered to rank lowest and represents the option of last resort. PPE is only appropriate where the hazard in question cannot be totally removed or adequately controlled by other means (for example ...

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Signing off

Kevin Rowe, Managing Director of SafetyBuyer.com describes the most common mistakes made when placing safety signs In a busy workplace, employees come into contact with many potential risks on a daily basis. In certain sectors where workers have to handle ...

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Leadec awarded two prestigious Health and Safety Management Awards at the first attempt

The British Safety Council awards industrial services specialist, Leadec, with two Sword of Honour awards for 2019. Leadec achieves its Sword of Honour awards by demonstrating excellence in the management of health and safety risks at two Jaguar Land Rover ...

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