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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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Take these three steps to post-Covid-19 business success

Bus operators, brick manufacturers and banks – they are all benefiting from a Covid-19 disinfection and testing service from SafeGroup designed to get businesses back to work safely and smoothly. The emergency soft FM specialist has combined its expertise in ...

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Getting ready for the new workplace norm

Author: Richard Guy, Country Sales Manager, Ergotron UK & Ireland With lockdown restrictions finally easing, many office workers who have been working from home are preparing to receive the call that they will soon resume working at desks they have ...

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Returning to work: CIPD sets out three key conditions

Businesses must meet three key tests before bringing their employees back into the workplace says UK Human Resources body, the CIPD. These are as follows: Is it essential? – If people can continue to work from home they must continue to ...

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace

In the hierarchy of risk control, PPE is considered to rank lowest and represents the option of last resort. PPE is only appropriate where the hazard in question cannot be totally removed or adequately controlled by other means (for example ...

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Workplace ergonomics survey 2020

HSE legislation legally obliges employers to protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones; but the wider definition of workplace ergonomics is to increase the comfort, safety and ...

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DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2020 opens for entries

The 14th edition of the global competition will celebrate achievements of companies in workplace safety, sustainability and operations improvement DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has announced the call for entries for the 2020 DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards competition. As of ...

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Improving productivity, efficiency and reputation

Could your business benefit from greater productivity, increased efficiency, reduced costs, enhanced reputation and a safer workplace? If so, now is the time to invest in IOSH’s Managing Safely, the market-leading safety and health course for businesses of all sizes. ...

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Smooth running

James O’Hare Head of M&E Services at PHS Compliance explains how an effective maintenance policy supports client operations while ensuring compliance Planned maintenance regimes for buildings and their electrical and mechanical assets are used to guide duty holders and responsible ...

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Reaching new heights of protection from high-level damage

Workplace safety innovators, A-SAFE, have re-engineered their Height Restrictor to bring even more customer benefits. A-SAFE is committed to providing workplace protection and safety solutions that are designed to minimise risk, injury and damage. The A-SAFE Height Restrictor offers guidance ...

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