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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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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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