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Research reveals one in four serious injuries occur at work

New research into injury incidents in the UK has found that a shocking proportion of the population has suffered a severe injury at work within the last five years. The research into 1,000 adults across the UK, conducted by Fletchers Serious ...

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BCC partners with HSE to reduce injuries in the cleaning sector

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is calling for its members to share information on musculoskeletal disorders and injuries suffered by cleaning sector colleagues in the workplace. The BCC is working with the Health and Safety Executive Cleaning Industry Liaison Forum ...

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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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VINCI launches health and safety strategy – THINK AGAIN

VINCI Construction UK (VCUK) has introduced a refreshed approach to improving health & safety which recognises the significant role that behaviour has on influencing the performance of the organisation. THINK AGAIN will focus on how behaviour and choice can help ...

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Tread safely

Safety flooring should meet the highest standards of slip resistance. Paul Rogers of Forbo Flooring Systems explains how floor coverings are tested and rated Having a fall in the workplace is bad news for both employers and employees. The Health ...

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Feeling good

Wellbeing has been the buzzword of the FM industry recently, and everyone in the western world has heard tales told of Google’s HQ and its various eccentricities. But what are more ordinary, everyday companies doing to take care of their ...

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