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BRITS TURN TO GOOGLE FOR EMERGENCY HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVICE

BRITS TURN TO GOOGLE FOR EMERGENCY HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVICE

Over the past 12 months, almost 12,000 Brits have panic searched on Google after hitting an underground pipe or cable, not knowing what to do next, and putting themselves at significant risk,...
Nine in 10 workers believe Health & Safety legislation needs ‘overhauling’

HEALTH & SAFETY LEGISLATION NEEDS ‘OVERHAULING’

New research published today has found that more than nine in 10 workers (94%) believe that the main piece of UK Health & Safety legislation should be overhauled, 50 years after it was first...
Wimbledon Centre Court (Picture : Daniel Cooper / CC BY-SA 2.0)

ARCO EXPERTS HELP ENSURE WIMBLEDON ROOFTOP SAFETY SYSTEMS ARE CHAMPIONSHIP READY

With the eyes of the world on Wimbledon, the experts at Arco Professional Safety Services have been working to ensure the safety of people working behind the scenes. Arco has been providing fall...
Alan Murray appointed President of Safety Groups UK

ALAN MURRAY APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF SAFETY GROUPS UK

Safety Groups UK (SGUK), the coordinating body for a network of around 73 local voluntary Occupational Health and Safety Groups across the UK, has appointed Alan Murray as its new President. Alan...
Unigloves Announces Acquisition of PPE Company – Nitrex

UNIGLOVES ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF PPE COMPANY – NITREX

Hand protection specialist Unigloves has announced the acquisition of a 50% equity interest in Spain-based PPE manufacturer Nitrex, with future options to acquire the remaining interest. The...
Mark French, Chief Health, Safety and Environmental Officer, Willmott Dixon Group and Jim Kirkwood, Deputy Chair, TTC

TTC HELPS WILLMOTT DIXON HALVE DRIVER OFFENCES

The UK’s leading independent construction and property services company, Willmott Dixon Group, has announced a new three-year partnership with the training and compliance experts TTC. Since...
Rebecca Hickman, RoSPA's CEO, at RoSPA Dubai Awards 2024

H&S LEADERS HIT THE GLOBAL STAGE AT ROSPA DUBAI AWARDS 2024

Dubai’s shimmering skyline enjoyed an extra sparkle on Thursday 6 June as Kempinski Central Avenue Dubai hosted a renowned annual health and safety event by the Royal Society for the...
Hochiki Europe continues commitment to fire safety education

CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION

Hochiki Europe, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of life safety products, has announced the continuation of its partnership with Banham Academy, the UK’s premier provider of fire...
Arco Partners With Mental Health Foundation

PARTNERSHIP TO PROTECT HEADS ‘INSIDE AND OUT’

Arco has pledged to donate a share of profits from its hard hat sales to the Mental Health Foundation, as part of a new partnership to “protect heads inside and out”.   From...
Hydro UK scoops Best New Entry at RoSPA Awards

HYDRO UK SCOOPS BEST NEW ENTRY AT ROSPA AWARDS

Hydro Aluminium UK Ltd, a subsidiary of the global aluminium and renewable energy company Norsk Hydro, has demonstrated its commitment to elevating health and safety standards and receiving two...

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