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Let’s face it – face coverings CAN go into general waste

From next Monday (15 June), it will be compulsory for anyone using public transport in England to wear a face covering. These are already recommended in some enclosed spaces where social distancing can be difficult and, as more people start ...

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Automotive giant EGR switches manufacturing to PPE for essential security and FM worker

Capacity to produce 100,000 protective face shields every day Security officers, receptionists and other customer-facing facilities management staff could soon benefit from the decision by EGR, a world-class manufacturer of precision-engineered solutions for the automotive industry, to convert its manufacturing ...

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Speed test

Victims of ‘drive-by’ testing may be paying a heavy price when Working at Height warns Ken Diable Managing Director at Heightsafe Systems Ltd Facilities Managers are dealing with myriad pressures in their roles – not least the pressure to do ...

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Hellberg safety PPE and Snickers Workwear – comfort and safety combined

The Hultafors Group adds Hellberg Safety PPE products to its premium brand portfolio for professional tradesmen and women. With over 50 years experience in the PPE industry, the Hellberg Safety specialist equipment includes highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection ...

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Workwear an important line of defence

Whether FMs are working with a team of engineers or security guards, or working in an industrial, manufacturing, catering or food production environment, PPE is very much about workwear Traditionally, it has been the role of whoever is responsible for ...

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CE Markings no guarantee of safety

Denise Sheppard, Head of Sector – Facilities Management at Arco discusses the unseen risks for your business Although we enjoy the benefits of working in one of the safest places in the world, with the lowest incident rates of work ...

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Stop your PPE from ‘walking’

We all know the scenario; H&S states that staff must be provided with the correct PPE, and that “an employer cannot ask for money from an employee for PPE, whether it is returnable or not.” But for optimum productivity items ...

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Health and safety is everyone’s responsibility

Providing and maintaining a safe working environment in all sectors is challenging, none more so than within the facilities management sector, as so many different elements have to be taken into consideration. Each party, employers and employees alike, has responsibilities ...

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