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No Falls Week: Campaign dedicated to promoting safe working at height launches

UK-based charity for the work at height sector, the No Falls Foundation, has launched its first ever ‘No Falls Week’, taking place between 13-17 May. A powerful campaign dedicated to promoting safe working at height, No Falls Week’s mission is simple ...

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Lone worker protection alerts surge

Field service management software provider, Totalmobile, has seen alerts raised through its Lone Worker Protection Software soar in the last year, with the company handling a staggering 135,859 alerts from its 100,000 users. The rise in alerts highlights the growing ...

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Guidance on storing and charging lithium-powered e-bikes and scooters in the workplace

To coincide with yesterday’s National Battery Day 2024, the British Safety Council has published an introductory guide for employers on managing the risks from storing and charging Lithium Ion (Li-on) batteries in the workplace. Most e-bikes are powered by Li-on ...

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Third of FMs say budget cuts pose risks to safety within their business

New research has examined the complexities of the facilities management industry, and how they impact the safety and smooth running within the modern facility. The survey of 250 senior FM professionals by industrial paint and repair products specialist, Watco, revealed that ...

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Safety experts warn of health risks when working this winter

As the Met Office warns of snow and ice this December and cold temperatures have already set in across the UK, health and safety experts at Blue Trolley share warnings of the risks of not working safely in different weather ...

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No job too small

Peter Doyle, Head of Health and Safety Services at Citation on how to prepare for the key areas of focus for the HSE regarding workplace safety in 2024 Proactive and reactive maintenance is all in a day’s work for facilities ...

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Asbestos compliance

RSK Asbestos Managing Director Melissa Fox advises that, with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recording more than 5,000 asbestos-related deaths every year, there needs to be a real commitment to safety and compliance and the requirements of the Control ...

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International Workplace and DPD shortlisted for SHE Awards

International Workplace and DPD are delighted to announce they have been shortlisted for the prestigious SHE Awards, in the category of the Safer Logistics Award. The award recognises the most impressive achievements in a safety campaign or project throughout the ...

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Government urged not to scrap or relax Working at Height Regulations

The Scaffolding Association is calling on the Government not to scrap or relax Working at Height Regulations. The Revocation and Reform Bill which is currently being passed through Parliament includes over 2,400 laws and regulations which are being considered following ...

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Thermal comfort

Richard Tibenham, Building Performance Specialist at IES on keeping workplaces safe and productive in extreme weather It has recently become clear that the UK is somewhat unequipped for maintaining ideal working conditions under extreme hot weather events. There is no ...

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