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  EXCEL TRANSFORMS INTO HOSPITAL IN BATTLE AGAINST VIRUS

EXCEL TRANSFORMS INTO HOSPITAL IN BATTLE AGAINST VIRUS

The ExCeL Arena in London, often used for exhibition events such as The Health & Safety Exhibition, is being converted into a hospital to help the capital city deal with the expected peak in cases...
BUREAU VERITAS LAUNCHES  EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PACK TO HELP BUSINESSES RESPOND TO COVID-19 RISKS

BUREAU VERITAS LAUNCHES PACK TO HELP BUSINESSES RESPOND TO COVID-19 RISKS

As the UK enters a three-week period of significant restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas has released a new Emergency Preparedness Pack...
NOT SAFE FOR OLYMPICS TO GO AHEAD SAYS LONDON 2012 H&S BOSS

NOT SAFE FOR OLYMPICS TO GO AHEAD SAYS LONDON 2012 H&S BOSS

Lawrence Waterman OBE, the head of health and safety for the London Olympics 2012, has called on the International Olympic Committee to postpone the 2020 games as the, “Tokyo games cannot be...
CREDENTIALLY OFFERS NHS FREE TECHNOLOGY TO HELP MOBILISE EXTRA STAFF

CREDENTIALLY OFFERS NHS FREE TECHNOLOGY TO HELP MOBILISE EXTRA STAFF

Credentially, a London-based technology firm, says it is ready to give free help to healthcare organisations so that they can rapidly sign-up, verify and on-board healthcare workers, as well as...
UKATA ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY VIDEO CONFERENCE ASBESTOS TRAINING

UKATA ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY VIDEO CONFERENCE ASBESTOS TRAINING

As the country heads into lockdown, the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) is urging workers in construction-related industries and trades to make use of the time to upskill or refresh...
LANDLORD RECEIVES SUSPENDED SENTENCE AFTER GAS SAFETY FAILINGS

SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR GAS SAFETY FAILINGS

A Plymouth landlord has been sentenced after failing to maintain gas appliances and failing to have landlord’s gas safety checks undertaken at his rental property in Canterbury Drive,...
SITEMARK RELEASES CORONAVIRUS WORKPLACE RISK ASSESSMENT TOOL

SITEMARK RELEASES CORONAVIRUS WORKPLACE RISK ASSESSMENT TOOL

Sitemark, the independent benchmarking service for the facilities management industry, has released a facilities management workplace risk assessment tool in response to the coronavirus...
CORONAVIRUS FORCES HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT TO POSTPONE

CORONAVIRUS FORCES HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT TO POSTPONE

The Health and Safety Event and its co-located shows, which were originally scheduled to take place at the end of April, will now be held on 22-23 September 2020. The decision has been taken in...
BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS WINNERS

INTERNATIONAL SAFETY AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2020 International Safety Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have shown a...
SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO AND CO-LOCATED SHOWS POSTPONED

SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO AND CO-LOCATED SHOWS POSTPONED

Safety & Health Expo 2020 and its co-located events, which were originally scheduled to be staged in May 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 8–10 September 2020. This rescheduling...

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