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Whitepaper addresses key areas of risk FMs need to be aware of

In recent years, the FM industry has extended its remit to take a more proactive role across a broader spectrum of activities. This has resulted in a wide range of risks that facilities managers need to be aware of, including ...

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IOSH Annual Conference 2018

The IOSH Annual Conference took place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on 17-18 September. There were some useful lessons for facilities managers, reports David Sharp, Managing Director of International Workplace The conference began with an informative session ...

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Protecting the partition

Julian Sargent, Managing Director of partitioning experts Style, looks at the benefits of regularly maintaining and servicing your operable wall system and the relevant health & safety legislation Today’s moveable partitioning walls come in all shapes and sizes, some towering ...

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CE Markings no guarantee of safety

Denise Sheppard, Head of Sector – Facilities Management at Arco discusses the unseen risks for your business Although we enjoy the benefits of working in one of the safest places in the world, with the lowest incident rates of work ...

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Heightsafe Systems recognised with RoSPA award for outstanding health and safety practices

Heightsafe Systems have been recognised with a prestigious award in acknowledgement of its practices and achievements for providing its staff, clients, and contractors with the tools to get home safely at the end of the working day. With a keen ...

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High standards

FM’s that want to properly manage their work at height risk must consider competency alongside the required task and the safety equipment being provided, argues John Hynes, Head of Safe Access, Fixfast Tougher sentencing guidelines from the Sentencing Council mean ...

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Salisbury Group takes RoSPA Gold Award

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has awarded Salisbury Group a prestigious Gold Award for excellence in health and safety practices. The Gold Award recognises Salisbury Group’s high level of performance, well-developed occupational health and safety management ...

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Empteezy cleans up with its new range of spill containment products

Spill containment specialist Empteezy is launching an array of new products which are tailored to meet the requirements of working environments from industrial and commercial to military, marine and educational. Among the new additions are galvanised steel pallets, secure economy ...

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Barbour webinar: April 2018 Legislation update

Every April and October, Barbour and SHP Online deliver a legislation update webinar looking back on recent changes, and forward to upcoming ones. Health and safety law and securing compliance remains to be an ever important and far reaching area, ...

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Defeating the silent enemy of warehouse safety

Accidents are not always caused by the rogue forklift truck driver breaking every rule in the Health & Safety handbook. Often there’s a much more silent, but no less deadly, enemy of facility protection on the loose. It’s one that ...

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