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Research reveals a third of employees are not provided with hearing protection

Research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare has revealed that one-third (34 per cent) of employees who require hearing protection for work purposes are not provided with it by their employer. Noise above 85 decibels can cause permanent and disabling hearing damage, ...

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Watch and learn

Interactive online courses are an efficient and cost-effective way to deliver essential health and safety training, argues Alex Wilkins, Head of Business Development at iHASCO Every workplace setting presents its own unique health and safety risks. From heavy lifting to ...

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Within these walls

Socotec, a provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, advises on managing asbestos in public sector buildings With more than 500,000 public buildings still estimated to contain asbestos today, managaging asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) remains a big responsibility for FMs. Increasingly, ...

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Think again

Health and safety is crucially important for any business. Gary Carvell, HSEQ Director at VINCI, explains why the business ditched a tried and tested approach just when it was achieving its best results in years  They say that curiosity killed ...

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Research reveals pattern between waste management collection systems and worker absence rates

Changing waste collection systems used by councils in the UK could reduce staff absences due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), a new study has shown. Research by the University of Greenwich, published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, has investigated ...

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Tivoli recognised with ninth consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Tivoli Group Ltd has been awarded the highest accolade of a RoSPA Gold Award for the ninth year running, confirming its ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the ...

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Nuisance value

Pests such as rats and pigeons pose a threat to health, safety and public image. Dee Ward-Thompson, Technical Manager of the British Pest Control Association, advises on the best way to manage problem infestations When it comes to effective pest ...

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GEZE UK sets new standards

GEZE UK is setting new standards having achieved the ISO 45001:2018 accreditation for Health and Safety – one of the first in the industry to gain the new award. The company is also the first of GEZE’s worldwide subsidiaries to ...

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CIBSE publishes Guide to Building Performance 2019

CIBSE has published its Guide to Building Performance 2019, which reflects the increasing demand from building users for safe, healthy and efficient buildings which meet the needs of those who occupy them. According to CIBSE, this demand to demonstrate better ...

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Legionella – TME launch new hot & cold water test solution

TME’s Double TC Wall Port is a NEW low cost accessory for remote testing of two pipes from one location – ideal for monitoring unblended water temperatures for legionella risk management. TME’s single TC Wall Port is already popular for ...

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