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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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Lean warehousing: maximising the 5S approach

Scott Saunders, Technical Service Manager at Watco, discusses how facilities managers can maximise the 5S approach within their sites to help streamline facility processes, as well as create a safer working environment. Ever-increasing workloads and time-pressures are posing huge challenges ...

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New Altro Illustra draws inspiration from the natural world

Altro continues to innovate with the launch of Altro Illustra™ – a class-leading safety floor with stunning natural aesthetic designs and the option to go adhesive-free to save carbon, money and time. The latest development from Altro draws inspiration from ...

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Tests reveal vast quantities of non-compliant safety footwear on UK market

British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) testing has revealed that a significant amount of safety footwear produced by non-members fails to perform as advertised. Safety footwear is used to protect against hazards including slips, sharp objects, heavy loads, extreme temperatures, and ...

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Enhancing supply chain compliance with a dynamic risk-based assessment

Today’s complex supply chains rely heavily on onsite contractors, each playing a pivotal role in your business. The effective management of these contractors is vital, however the challenge lies in how to source and manage them without compromising on safety, ...

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How do you know your PPE and safety equipment is compliant?

With high volumes of substandard PPE and safety equipment on the market, British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) CEO Alan Murray explains how specifiers and users can ensure their products are fit for purpose Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed to ...

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Double contract win for SPIE UK

SPIE UK, one of the leading technical service providers in the UK has secured two Merseytravel tunnel approach works contracts to improve motorist safety. The projects will see SPIE UK carry out the electrical upgrade of the Queensway Tunnel and ...

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Develop opens state-of-the-art training centre and fully to-scale artificial street

Develop, an accredited provider of compliance, technical and safety training, has officially reopened its York training centre alongside its new fully to-scale artificial JETSET street, (Joint Emergency Training Set). The centre, which has undergone a £400,000 full refurbishment, is now ...

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Asbestos compliance

RSK Asbestos Managing Director Melissa Fox advises that, with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recording more than 5,000 asbestos-related deaths every year, there needs to be a real commitment to safety and compliance and the requirements of the Control ...

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