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Clean Sweep

Equipserv UK Ltd is delighted to announce their award of the OSHAS 18001 Health & Safety certification. This accreditation sits alongside their ISO 9001 & 14001 which together with the SAFE Contractor award demonstrates their commitment to working to external ...

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Employees are paying out to work from home

Almost two-thirds of home workers within the UK are having to meet the associated costs of equipping and maintaining their workspace themselves, according to latest research by global workplace provider, Regus. The survey of over 4,000 UK senior business people found that ...

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Businesses fail to display correct health and safety laws

Large numbers of businesses throughout the UK are breaking the law and risk being fined after new legislation introduced earlier this year now requires all workplaces to display a new and updated Health and Safety Law Poster, claims workplace equipment ...

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Industry leaders to debate best practice for working at height

A safety forum taking place in October will see key issues debated regarding the best practice for working at height. The gathering will provide stakeholders from construction, manufacturing, health and safety and contracting backgrounds with a unique opportunity to learn and ...

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Honeywell launches new way to protect workers splashed by hazardous chemicals

New wireless switch detects when safety shower is in operation and triggers an alarmHoneywell has devised an innovative way of protecting lone workers splashed by hazardous chemicals – using a Limitless wireless switch that provides an automatic alert when a ...

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MML partners with Altius to assure contractor compliance

Facilities Management specialist Maintenance Management Ltd (MML), has appointed Altius Vendor Assessment  to manage contractor pre-assessment, compliance and accreditation on behalf of its high street retail customers. MML provides an outsourced hard and soft FM service on behalf of major ...

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Keeping workers safe whilst dressing cool for summer

As warm temperatures are predicted to continue throughout the UK this summer, workplace equipment supplier Slingsby has advised that whilst it may be tempting for employees to stop wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), which often becomes uncomfortable in hot temperatures, ...

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BIFM launches health & safety guidance aimed at FMs

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), has produced a guidance document geared towards facilities managers (FMs), highlighting commitment to health & safety in the workplace. The document sponsored by energy and facilities management company GHS, provides a step-by-step look ...

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Taking to the skies

Birmingham Airport has ambition, the most prominent symbol of which is Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s (MAEL) massive aircraft hangar. Built only last year, this behemoth of a building is 110,000 sq ft in area, and can house 10 narrow-body aircraft. Alternatively: ...

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Mitie publishes Sustainability Report 2014

Mitie, has today (9 June) published its Sustainability Report announcing a significant increase in sustainability performance for the ninth year in a row and strong progress towards its 2020 targets. The report highlights initiatives such as the Women of Work network, ...

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