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Help prevent a second wave: BSI updates Covid-19 guidelines

The BSI has published version 2 of its Safe Working Guidelines to help organisations protect people at work from the ongoing coronavirus risks, mitigate outbreaks and build long-term resilience. The newly updated Guidelines include hundreds of contributions from experts across ...

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Over six in 10 businesses finding it difficult to obtain RPE

Over six in 10 engineering services businesses (63 per cent) are having “sustained difficulty” in obtaining suitable face masks (FFP3) for use on site, according to the results of a new survey from ECA, BESA, SELECT, SNIPEF, LEIA and the ...

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COVID-19 anxiety changing commuter travel habits

New research by London-based premium managed car service, Addison Lee, has found six out of 10 London commuters will change the way they travel when the return to work begins with COVID-19 safety concerns changing transport demand patterns. In a ...

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New DURABLE range of removable markings out now

Keep a safe distance, observe hygiene rules: Modern Work Expert DURABLE releases new range of removable safety marking // Removable products for temporary use // Great sales potential for the trade in COVID 19 times Hairdressers, gyms, offices, restaurants, schools ...

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Spectrum Industrial extends its range of Social Distancing and Hygiene signs and launches new brochure

Manufacturer of safety signage and products Spectrum Industrial have added even more signs to their range of social distancing and hygiene signs by popular demand. The extended range includes floor graphics to help the flow of traffic within premises as ...

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Research reveals one in four serious injuries occur at work

New research into injury incidents in the UK has found that a shocking proportion of the population has suffered a severe injury at work within the last five years. The research into 1,000 adults across the UK, conducted by Fletchers Serious ...

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Three quarters of fire doors inspected in 2019 were not fit for purpose

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of the fire doors inspected by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) in 2019 were condemned as “not fit for purpose”. In addition, 63 per cent of the buildings inspected also had additional ...

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Trade bodies seek to understand RPE state-of-play in engineering services

A new survey which aims to establish the availability, cost and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in engineering services has been launched. The availability and cost of  RPE and most notably face masks, has become a major issue since coronavirus ...

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DURABLE Face Visor protects from infection

DURABLEs reusable Face Visor provides protection without restricting the ability to work. The visor is being used to protect medical workers, grocers and logistics staff as well as their patients, customers and co-workers. As the UK returns to work, the ...

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Exiting Lockdown: Latest technology helping staff feel safer as businesses get up and running again

Research shows that large numbers of the public are still wary about venturing out without a lot of persuasion that they’ll be safe, even to return to much-needed work. It’s a challenge for facilities managers across the country to reassure ...

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