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Addressing cultural diversity essential for improving workplace health & safety

Addressing cultural diversity in the workplace can greatly impact on occupational safety and health, finds a new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). The report, ‘Diverse cultures at work: ensuring safety and health through ...

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Churchill to provide a secure solution for Harrogate International Centre

Churchill has announced a new partnership with Harrogate International Centre (HIC) for the delivery of a holistic security solution at their leading conference, exhibition and events venue which hosts around 150 events and attracts close to 300,000 visitors each year. The ...

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Property service firm fined after residents poisoned by carbon monoxide

One of the UK’s largest property service organisations has been ordered to pay more than £300,000 in fines, costs and compensation after seven people were hospitalised when carbon monoxide (CO) fumes escaped into their homes. Apollo Property Services Group Limited, ...

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New health and safety hub to free up time and save money for SMEs

A radical revamp of the way small businesses access official advice about health and safety online has been launched. The new Health and Safety Toolbox brings together in one place ‘everything a small, low-risk business could need to manage health ...

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Safety body calls for continued enforcement to sustain health & safety improvements

Figures published yesterday, show slight falls in a number of key areas of workplace ill-health and injury. The provisional statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that in Britain between April 2011 and March 2012:     22,433 ...

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Working together for workplace health and safety best practice

This week, 22 to 26 October, the 2012 European Week for Safety and Health at Work highlights the role of strong management leadership combined with active worker participation in making sure that Europe’s workplaces are safe, healthy and productive. Organised ...

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Businesses advised to check fall protection systems

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it will be implementing a cost recovery scheme, known as Fee for Intervention (FFI) from 1st October (subject to Parliamentary approval), which is designed to recover costs from businesses found to ...

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WorkRite goes global

WorkRite, one of Britain's providers of health & safety assessments, e-learning and training solutions, is going global.

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Businesses at risk if fall protection testing not up to date

Too many businesses are being put at risk by not having their roof systems on their buildings tested and inspected regularly, reports Eurosafe Solutions, fall protection systems specialist.

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Sikafloor provides solid base for launch of

Founded in 2006, Qatar-based Rizon Jet is renowned for providing exceptional flying experiences for the most discerning business traveller. When the company commissioned the design and build of a brand new terminal facility in the UK, the materials used had to meet these same exacting standards. Appointed to deliver the complete flooring application, Zircon Flooring specified a series of market-leading solutions from global building products manufacturer, Sika.

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