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Gold RoSPA Health and Safety award for Salisbury

For the third consecutive year, Salisbury Group has secured a Gold Award from RoSPA – the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. Now into its 67th year, the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is an internationally-recognised process for demonstrating ...

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New report uncovers a hidden crisis in women’s workplace health

A ground-breaking report, Uncovering the UK’s Hidden Crisis in Women’s Workplace Health has highlighted the urgent need for measures to protect women from getting ill because of work. Published by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), a Scientific Charity and ...

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MyTAG in Zip World win

Technology firm, MyTAG, has been selected by Zip World as its IT solutions provider for health & safety, statutory compliance and employee engagement. Zip World is a Welsh outdoor adventure activity company which employs over 700 people across its seven ...

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HSE publishes latest workplace fatality figures

According to the latest figures published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 135 workers were killed in work-related incidents in Great Britain in the last year. The annual data release published by the HSE, Great Britain’s workplace regulator, covers ...

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700,000 pupils are learning in schools requiring major rebuilding or refurbishment

A new National Audit Office report on the condition of school buildings has revealed around 700,000 children in England are studying in schools requiring major rebuilding or refurbishment, but even more concerning is that the possibility of a building collapse ...

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Clean eating

Jason Webb, Managing Director, Electronic Temperature Instruments offers some advice on using technology in food hygiene Food hygiene and safety are critical aspects of any catering facilities operations. According to the Food Standards Agency, an estimated 380,000 cases of norovirus ...

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Retained EU Law Bill: Do you need to take action?

After months of debate, the Government has made a u-turn on its plan for thousands of EU-era laws to expire automatically at the end of this year. Whatever happens, says Kate Gardner, Health and Safety Trainer for International Workplace, we ...

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Cleaners who unsociable hours experience a range of adverse effects, finds global survey

A ground-breaking international survey of cleaners, commissioned by UNI Global Union, indicate that cleaners who work shifts other than the day shift experience a range of adverse effects on their lives. These effects include isolation, difficulties in maintaining relationships, strained ...

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Sodexo Energy & Resources appoints Janine Brand as HSEQ manager

Sodexo’s Energy & Resources business has appointed Janine Brand as health, safety, environment and quality (HSEQ) manager. She joins from Hydrasun, the Aberdeen based provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the energy, OEM, marine, renewables and ...

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Taking signage seriously

Changes to wayfinding signage regulations are a step towards taking H&S signage more seriously says John Davies, Managing Director at FASTSIGNS UK In 2018, it was revealed that ‘poor signage’ hindered rescue efforts at the Grenfell Tower fire in North ...

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