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Are you sure your premises are not at risk from high levels of radon gas?

Exposure to high levels of natural radon gas remains one of the least understood areas of statutory compliance, this is despite radon being the second highest cause of lung cancer and directly attributable to thousands of deaths each year. With ...

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The role of digital solutions in driving safe water system management

By Katy Rogers, Commercial Business Director at Rada COVID-19 has led to our leisure centres, hotels, offices, venues and public buildings being non-operational for many months. Previously used to daily footfall, the subsequent decline in water usage in these buildings ...

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Kitted out for COVID

Marta Kalas of Thomson Screening offers useful advice on how to create a COVID Safety Toolkit for your premises Unfortunately, COVID-19 is still with us, and will remain with us for the medium term at least. This means facilities managers ...

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Back to school

As pupils go back to school there are a number of safety measures schools need to implement to ensure the health and wellness of staff, students and school communities says Matthew Margetts, Director of Sales and Marketing at Smarter Technologies ...

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British company launches safe, healthy and advanced new technology, which keeps commercial spaces ultra-clean and promotes confidence and reassurance in a Covid world

Open World Technology Group (part of SIA Holding) has developed Velvet2030, a complete sanitising solution to keep viruses, bacteria and odour sat bay, in order to help businesses clean-up their buildings and reassure their staff and customers that they are ...

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Alone and at risk

Jamie Griffiths, Business Development Manager at Vitix, on the importance of ensuring lone worker protection in the FM sector Facilities management remains one of the sectors most likely to include lone workers, whether that’s for all or just part of ...

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Legionella: Risks during and after lockdown

Many workplaces have laid dormant for weeks as the Coronavirus has taken hold of the country. This has introduced new challenges, such as the management of legionella Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia, which can cause serious respiratory illness ...

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The return to work: Preparing for facilities management in the age of COVID-19

By Craig Greenhalgh, Research Analyst at Comparesoft There is no doubt that the outbreak of COVID-19 has changed the way we do things. From managing health and safety to how we interact with each other. In a short space of ...

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Over the line

Where do you draw the line in office social distancing? Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, a Director at Turnstone Law looks at the lessons to be learnt from the HSE’s enforcement action against the Department for Work and Pensions We have all ...

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Avoid winter slips and falls

Safety Signs Manufacturer and Safety Products Supplier Spectrum Industrial have launched a campaign ‘Avoid Winter Slips and Falls to help raise awareness of the accidents that occur at workplace premises due to bad weather in the winter months. According to ...

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