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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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BESA and ECA update Covid-19 guides

The leading engineering services bodies have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of Covid-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector ...

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SOCOTEC develops ‘Business Ready’ programme to ensure safe business recovery after COVID-19

SOCOTEC has developed ‘Business Ready’, a new initiative designed to help organisations prepare as they resume operations in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. With many businesses and their facilities placed on pause following the COVID-19 outbreak, SOCOTEC has developed ...

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SaniSpray HP airless disinfectant sprayers for sanitising, disinfecting and deodorising jobs

Safety is currently at the top of everyone’s priority list. At Graco, it is our goal to provide all our customers with the best tools to overcome any challenges they face. Today, these challenges include sanitising surfaces against the COVID-19 ...

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The Snickers Workwear Family – bringing you the best Solid Gear safety shoe technology

Incorporating some of the most advanced technical features in safety shoe design. With all the Hallmarks you find in Snickers Workwear – quality, comfort, durability and street-smart style, Solid Gear safety shoes and boots are fast becoming one of the ...

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Getting ready for the new workplace norm

Author: Richard Guy, Country Sales Manager, Ergotron UK & Ireland With lockdown restrictions finally easing, many office workers who have been working from home are preparing to receive the call that they will soon resume working at desks they have ...

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