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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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Construction workers facing needless workplace dangers says research

Unite, the construction union, has called for employers to start taking workers’ safety seriously, in response to a survey published today (22 November) by Direct Line for Business which found that there were 196 fatal accidents and 26,196 non-fatal accidents ...

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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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Young people in the workplace are not taking H&S seriously enough

More than a quarter of young people are failing to follow the health and safety procedures put in place by their employer and are putting themselves in danger, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 employees, working for businesses ...

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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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