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Every Second Counts… How quickly can you access a defibrillator to save a life?

In front of millions, the importance of having quick access to a defibrillator was clearly demonstrated in the Euro’s Denmark vs Finland match. Never before has the world been made so aware that anyone can suffer a sudden cardiac arrest; ...

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Winter readiness

Whether it’s proactive maintenance of drains or grounds or readying your plan for snow and ice clearance, Brendan Aherne, Winter Services Director at OUTCO explains that now is the time to prepare for winter Estates management is ultimately all about ...

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Sodexo receives RoSPA President’s Award

Sodexo’s corporate services business has received a gold award from RoSPA every year for the last 10 years, entitling the organisation to the RoSPA President’s Award. RoSPA’s health and safety awards are internationally recognised and awarded to organisations demonstrating outstanding ...

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Aero Healthcare’s innovation combines Safe and Green to create first natural fibre, biodegradable wipe in 100% recyclable packaging

Launching the only natural fibre, biodegradable wipe that is enclosed in 100% recyclable packaging; Aero Healthcare are once again leading the way for safety and the environment. First to solve a real–world need, the eco-friendly hand and surface wipes provide ...

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Gas explosions in the workplace have doubled in the last five years

Health and safety experts, CE Safety, has analysed data to reveal the injuries and fatalities caused by gas safety failings in the workplace. The analysts broke down the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) data, looking into how carbon monoxide leaks, ...

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Catering safely

Catering facilities must meet stringent safety standards. Here, Jason Webb, Director, Electronic Temperature Instruments, explains how the technology is there to keep both food and people safe There’s been a clear rise in sanitary and safety precautions across most industries ...

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Trade bodies call for caution as restrictions are lifted

As businesses return to more regular working conditions following the lifting of lockdown restrictions, two engineering services bodies have stepped up their health & safety advice alongside a warning that the pandemic has still not relaxed its grip on the ...

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Fire risk assessment

Caroline Judd, Director, Turnkey Fire Services looks at the basics required when carrying out a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) and the range of fire detection and warning systems available to help protect your premises A fire risk assessment covers all ...

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Legionella testing

The LCA requires its members to have in place management procedures and appropriately competent staff, that give them the capability of responding appropriately to positive legionella results. Positive legionella results following sampling are one area where it’s possible to misinterpret ...

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IWFM urges businesses to do more to support hybrid working

Research from the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) warns that half (50 per cent) of UK workers are being pressured to return to unfit office spaces by their bosses, with almost half (49 per cent) feeling they are ...

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