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Over six in 10 businesses finding it difficult to obtain RPE

Over six in 10 engineering services businesses (63 per cent) are having “sustained difficulty” in obtaining suitable face masks (FFP3) for use on site, according to the results of a new survey from ECA, BESA, SELECT, SNIPEF, LEIA and the ...

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Lawful employment

Rob Biddlecombe, Environmental, Safety & Health Practice, Squire Patton Boggs explains the legal obligations for FMs in ensuring employees’ safe return to work The Government announcement in early May of a ‘conditional plan ’ to ease the national lockdown and ...

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SANIQUE launches personal protection kits and e-commerce site to help companies return to work safely

After the successful launch of its protective screens and sanitising sprayers, SANIQUE UK has introduced a new range of Personal Protection Kits and PPE products for companies to purchase to aid employees’ return to work. The products are also now ...

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ISS’ Matthew Brabin crowned ‘Overall CEO Winner’ in the International Safety Awards

ISS UK & Ireland’s CEO, Matthew Brabin has won the title of ‘Overall CEO Winner’ in the British Safety Council 2020 International Safety Awards (ISA). Brabin was chosen from over 500 organisations from across the globe in recognition of his leadership ...

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Remark Group offer new innovative social distancing detection technology

With the return to the office on the horizon, many companies have been looking into how they can ensure the health and safety of their employees. Every organisation should now be making plans to operate under this new “normal” for ...

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Sodexo unveils new Medical Advisory Council

Sodexo has formed a new Medical Advisory Council which will support the development of new protocols and standards including Covid-19 related services delivered worldwide. The Council will provide technical guidance and validation on continually evolving and quickly emerging health & safety ...

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Skills of 60,000 workplace first aiders out of date

More than 60,000 of the country’s workplace first aiders will have missed essential re-qualification courses during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to St John Ambulance, which is urging business and public sector leaders to include first aid training in their plans ...

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Safe ground

Winning the RoSPA President’s Award illustrated Ground Control’s commitment to establishing safe working practices and environments for its workers. This aim is more important than ever in supporting staff and clients through the Coronavirus “No job is so urgent or ...

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BS Handling Systems launches COVID-19 support solution

To help mitigate against the risk of infection and assist employee safety, Leicester based BS Handling Systems has invested over £100,000 in specialist equipment, cleaning solution and training for an electrostatic sanitisation system. This enables the company to offer a ...

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Governments sets out return to work guidelines for businesses

The government has published a number of practical guidelines to help businesses get back up and running and operating as safely as possible to give people the confidence to return to the workplace during the current coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines, ...

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