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Tag Archives: health and safety

Making an entrance

As the floor is the largest area in a building, the choice of floor coverings available and therefore the investment, can be substantial. For facility managers, making the right decisions in terms of product at the beginning of the design ...

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All wrapped up for winter

Good preparation is key to success, especially where risk is involved. Former US Senator Mark Udall commented: “You don’t climb mountains without a team, you don’t climb mountains without being fit, you don’t climb mountains without being prepared and you ...

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Over and above

FMJ takes a look at the security industry, investigating the widening role of security staff. Traditionally these men and women might have been thought of as just standing guard, or going on patrol (at the dead of night with a ...

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Health and safety is everyone’s responsibility

Providing and maintaining a safe working environment in all sectors is challenging, none more so than within the facilities management sector, as so many different elements have to be taken into consideration. Each party, employers and employees alike, has responsibilities ...

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Health and Safety gone mad

Health and Safety is of course a very serious subject, and not to be made light of. Often. This month, in the interests of lightening the mood, FMJ brings you the most ridiculous rules and stories we could lay our ...

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Not so empty gestures

Think of a vacant property and the image of a dilapidated building probably comes to mind. It might be boarded up, covered in graffiti on the outside, dark, dirty and cold inside, and riddled with mould and even vermin. It’s ...

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SFG20 – the definitive standard for building maintenance

Bruce Kirton, B&ES Publications chief executive, explains how having a standard for building maintenance has never been more important. Maintaining buildings to an appropriate standard is universally accepted as essential, but what does ‘appropriate’ actually mean? With ever-changing regulations, keeping up ...

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