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The world’s first rapid, onsite testing kit for Legionella

Hydrosense is a pioneer in the Legionella testing industry. By applying environmental technology to an industrial setting, our scientists have developed a new on-site testing method for deadly Legionella pneumophila SG 1 bacteria in water and biofilm. The Hydrosense test ...

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Apleona to receive RoSPA President Award

UK facilities and workspace company, Apleona HSG Facility Management UK, is to receive the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) President’s Award after winning the organisation’s Gold Medal for the 11th consecutive year. Internationally renowned, the RoSPA Awards ...

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VINCI launches health and safety strategy – THINK AGAIN

VINCI Construction UK (VCUK) has introduced a refreshed approach to improving health & safety which recognises the significant role that behaviour has on influencing the performance of the organisation. THINK AGAIN will focus on how behaviour and choice can help ...

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Reduce the risk

With Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and the discovery of Legionella bacteria in water systems being such a serious issue, Jamie Tranter, Clearwater Technology, shares some useful advice on controlling the risk According to the British Lung Foundation, Legionnaires’ Disease is a ...

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Compliance: Health & Safety

Gary Duce, MD of Reset looks at the duties of FMs to control, manage and monitor contractors working on their premises and sites to ensure compliance with legal and health and safety obligations. Most organisations have policies in place concerning ...

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Positive thinking

The built environment has improved its record in terms of physical health and safety. Sara Bean finds out how charity Mates in Mind and VINCI FM are working to promote mental wellbeing Russell Stilwell is a successful businessman and founder ...

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Research identifies links between waste collection systems and musculoskeletal disorders

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, according to new research. Research by the University of Greenwich and Glasgow Caledonian University, and published in the latest edition of the Institution of ...

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Slippery slope

When clearing snow and ice from the organisation’s premises, it’s everyone’s neck on the line should something go wrong, warns winter maintenance specialist Gritit No ifs, no buts. If you run a business or are responsible for employees, customers or ...

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ISS Ireland wins top NISO Safety award for third year running

ISS Ireland has been awarded a Distinction for the third year running at the 27th Annual The National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) Safety Awards. NISO helps members develop a culture of health and safety in their workplace, assisting them in ...

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Free whitepaper explores the role facilities management companies play in managing workplace risks

The UK’s leading health and safety accreditation service, Alcumus SafeContractor, has warned that inadequate health and safety procedures could have significant implications on the UK’s Facility Management (FM) market, that was valued in 2017 at £120bn, and employs 10% of ...

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