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The contactless workplace: safety and wellbeing for staff, cleaners and contractors

The Concept Evolution range of facilities, workplace and workforce management solutions from FSI employ a ‘contactless first’ approach, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of employees, facilities staff, and contractors. Contractors can use their own devices for checking-in upon arrival at ...

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Gx Glass launches flexible hygiene screen system

Premium glass producer Gx Glass is helping workplaces safeguard against coronavirus with its new range of safety glass hygiene screens and sneeze guards, suitable for a wide variety of office, retail, education and hospitality environments. Toughened to BS EN 12150, ...

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Government publishes landmark Bill to improve building safety

Yesterday (20 July), saw the government publish its landmark Bill, which is set to deliver the biggest changes to building safety for nearly 40 years. Published in draft form, the Building Safety Bill will improve regulations as the government seeks to ...

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Moneypenny launches Covid-19 screening bot for businesses

A new online Self-screening Bot has been launched to help businesses manage visitors’ and customers’ safety more easily, before any face-to-face activity takes place. Launched by leading outsourced communication provider Moneypenny, the new tool is available to companies across a ...

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Quarter of frontline workers planning to quit over safety concerns

A new poll of UK frontline workers responding to the Covid-19 crisis reveals how deeply concerned they are about their safety. According to official research commissioned by Blink, the smart employee app, almost one quarter (24 per cent) are planning ...

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Over six in 10 businesses finding it difficult to obtain RPE

Over six in 10 engineering services businesses (63 per cent) are having “sustained difficulty” in obtaining suitable face masks (FFP3) for use on site, according to the results of a new survey from ECA, BESA, SELECT, SNIPEF, LEIA and the ...

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New DURABLE range of removable markings out now

Keep a safe distance, observe hygiene rules: Modern Work Expert DURABLE releases new range of removable safety marking // Removable products for temporary use // Great sales potential for the trade in COVID 19 times Hairdressers, gyms, offices, restaurants, schools ...

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Lawful employment

Rob Biddlecombe, Environmental, Safety & Health Practice, Squire Patton Boggs explains the legal obligations for FMs in ensuring employees’ safe return to work The Government announcement in early May of a ‘conditional plan ’ to ease the national lockdown and ...

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Three quarters of fire doors inspected in 2019 were not fit for purpose

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of the fire doors inspected by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) in 2019 were condemned as “not fit for purpose”. In addition, 63 per cent of the buildings inspected also had additional ...

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Up and running

We talked to industry experts about what FMs need to do to get buildings ready for the post COVID-19 world Never before in the FM sector have priorities changed so quickly. In February and March it was all about exiting ...

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