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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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Surface Control introduces Slip Guardian to protect businesses against costly slip accidents

Surface Control has recently launched Slip Guardian to test a range of floor surfaces for potential slip hazards, helping protect business owners, staff and customers against personal injury, healthcare costs and potential litigation.

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HSE provisional workplace fatality figures for 2011/12 need to be more forensic, demands PASMA

PASMA, the trade body representing the mobile access tower industry, comments on the HSE's provisional fatal injury statistics for 2011/12, which show a modest reduction in the number of workplace fatalities: 173 compared with 175 for 2010/11.

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Designing healthy work environments

FMJ aims to support technical expertise in the FM market.

As part of this, we offer FASTFacts - a series of specialist summaries that give no-nonsense information on topics of importance with signposting to further sources for the expert reader.

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B&ES Publications urges compliance after legionnaires deaths

The legionella outbreak in Edinburgh last month has again forced buildings' maintenance and health & safety standards into the spotlight.

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