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As businesses reopen the TUC issues warning on workplace safety

Whilst yesterday saw the easing of lockdown restrictions across the country, Frances O’ Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Congress Union (TUC) warned businesses not to drop their guard on workplace safety. In a statement issued by the TUC, O’Grady ...

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TECC enjoys successful lift-off with Apollo PAT Test kits

Investment in the latest appliance testing technology is helping a specialist electrical contracting business to introduce dedicated company-wide testing protocols and standards as part of a nationwide expansion programme. Formerly known as South West PAT Test Ltd, the electrical contracting ...

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Workers refuse to go back to work unless there are air quality assurances

Concerns about catching Coronavirus in the air have risen since the end of 2020 according to new research by business services firm, Rentokil Initial. More than one in four (26 per cent) Brits are worried about airborne transmission, a 19 ...

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EMCOR UK wins two International Safety Awards

EMCOR UK has been presented with two International Safety Awards by the British Safety Council for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work.   The provider of facilities, asset and workplace management services, received a ...

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EMMA Safety Footwear will improve your carbon footprint

Safety Footwear that’s a step ahead in taking the environment seriously. EMMA is a socially responsible brand that delivers a 100% circular footwear offering that is set to change the way we buy and use safety footwear. Businesses from all ...

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JLL invests in mobile technician safety

JLL has teamed up with workplace safety solutions provider StaySafe to help keep its mobile technicians safe whilst working alone. Corporate solutions, property management and real estate organisation, JLL, hires mobile technicians who support its accounts by carrying out maintenance ...

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MRI Software acquires WhosOnLocation

MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software solutions, has acquired New Zealand-based WhosOnLocation, which provides an integrated solution that empowers organisations to address workplace safety and security needs. An enterprise-class, cloud-based platform with employee, visitor, contractor and emergency ...

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British Safety Council calls on government and HSE to strengthen and enforce Covid-secure workplace rules

The British Safety Council is calling on both Government and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to strengthen and enforce Covid-secure workplace rules to protect workers. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that Covid deaths are ...

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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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