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Lone worker protection alerts surge

Field service management software provider, Totalmobile, has seen alerts raised through its Lone Worker Protection Software soar in the last year, with the company handling a staggering 135,859 alerts from its 100,000 users. The rise in alerts highlights the growing ...

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Guidance on storing and charging lithium-powered e-bikes and scooters in the workplace

To coincide with yesterday’s National Battery Day 2024, the British Safety Council has published an introductory guide for employers on managing the risks from storing and charging Lithium Ion (Li-on) batteries in the workplace. Most e-bikes are powered by Li-on ...

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New partnership offers a safer line of emergency communication within platform lifts

The Platform Lift Company (PLC) has partnered with SafeLine, a Swedish company that manufactures open protocol safety accessories for lifts, to ensure that all emergency auto-diallers currently installed within platform lifts are upgraded to digital ahead of the analogue switch ...

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Hörmann Industrial Sectional Doors achieve Secured by Design accreditation

Hörmann UK, market leaders in the supply of loading bay equipment and industrial doors for the warehousing and logistics markets, have announced that their SPU 42 and SPU 67 Thermo industrial sectional doors have been awarded Secured by Design certification. ...

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Majority of PPE from non-registered providers fail BSIF tests

A warning is being issued to those responsible for overseeing personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety product procurement by the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) after latest tests on non-member products highlight the widespread availability of substandard and even dangerous ...

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Third of FMs say budget cuts pose risks to safety within their business

New research has examined the complexities of the facilities management industry, and how they impact the safety and smooth running within the modern facility. The survey of 250 senior FM professionals by industrial paint and repair products specialist, Watco, revealed that ...

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Arco Professional Safety Services invests in expansion of equipment hire capabilities

Arco Professional Safety Services, the UK’s leading safety products and services provider, is expanding its equipment hire capabilities nationwide with new funding into four fully stocked hire centres in key locations across the UK. The expansion of hire products will ...

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‘Landmark’ prosecution of online seller welcomed by REFCOM

REFCOM, the air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s largest safety register, has welcomed the successful prosecution of the online sales company Appliances Direct (AD) for breaching F-Gas Regulations. AD’s holding company Buy It Direct (BID) has been fined £37,500 following legal ...

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Enhanced safety and security with SafeRoute from dormakaba

When it comes to door hardware, balancing safety and security can be a challenge. dormakaba’s new SafeRoute emergency exit and escape route system has been developed to provide enhanced security while still ensuring safe and efficient evacuation in an emergency. ...

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Safety experts warn of health risks when working this winter

As the Met Office warns of snow and ice this December and cold temperatures have already set in across the UK, health and safety experts at Blue Trolley share warnings of the risks of not working safely in different weather ...

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