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Essential banksman training can save lives

Reversing vehicles cause 25% of transport related workplace deaths iHASCO, a market-leading provider of Health & Safety and Compliance eLearning, have released a brand new Banksman Essentials training course. 5000 transport related accidents occur in the workplace each year, according ...

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Slips, trips and falls

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major incidents in UK workplaces, accounting for 20% of all reported specified (major) injuries in 2016/17. The key risk factors are: Poor ...

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AFI welcomes report to improve UK’s work at height culture

One of the UK’s leading powered access specialists, AFI group of companies has welcomed a new report urging the Government and the construction industry to undertake a major review of work at height culture. The Report: Staying Alive: Preventing Serious ...

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Free whitepaper explores the role facilities management companies play in managing workplace risks

The UK’s leading health and safety accreditation service, Alcumus SafeContractor, has warned that inadequate health and safety procedures could have significant implications on the UK’s Facility Management (FM) market, that was valued in 2017 at £120bn, and employs 10% of ...

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Warning signs

Liesbet De Soomer, Marketing Manager at Dymo explains how signage plays an important role in preventing slips and trips and promoting a culture of safety in the workplace           According to the Health and Safety Executive, in ...

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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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