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BUREAU VERITAS LAUNCHES FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK

BUREAU VERITAS LAUNCHES FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK

Bureau Veritas’ has announced its first ever Fire Safety Awareness Week. The awareness week will feature daily themes – including Building Regulations and Fire Risk Assessments - with...
BAN ON NEW PETROL AND DIESEL CARS PROMISES HEALTH BOOST FOR PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS

BAN ON PETROL AND DIESEL CARS: HEALTH BOOST FOR DRIVERS

As the Government announced yesterday it will bring forward a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars by five years to 2030, new research shows professional drivers would benefit from...
FINE FOR A&D LOGISTICS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION

FINE FOR A&D LOGISTICS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION

A&D Logistics Limited, a national logistics haulier, has been fined after a worker suffered flash burn injuries when there was an explosion as he opened the door of a container. Paisley Sheriff...
CHAS SUPPORTS EMPHASIS ON ROLE OF ACCREDITATION POST-GRENFELL

CHAS SUPPORTS FOCUS ON ACCREDITATION POST-GRENFELL

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has welcomed the second and final report of the Grenfell Competence Steering Group (CSG)  Setting the Bar which places an emphasis on independent...
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HSE TO LEAD NEW COVID-19 RESEARCH PROJECT

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been asked to lead one of seven studies as part of a national COVID-19 research programme funded by the UK government and fronted by the Government’s...
HSE RELEASES ANNUAL INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH STATISTICS

HSE RELEASES ANNUAL INJURY AND ILL-HEALTH STATISTICS

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released statistics which show that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. ...
DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR SHP AWARDS 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR SHP AWARDS 2020

The SHP Awards are an exciting annual opportunity to support and reward the very brightest and best of the UK’s health and safety community – and during the COVID-19 pandemic, the...
WEBSITE UPGRADE FOR PCIAW

WEBSITE UPGRADE FOR GLOBAL PPE ASSOCIATION

In spite of the destructive effects and impact COVID-19 has had on society in recent months, the importance of digital connectedness and digital transformation has never been more vital to...
MANUFACTURING WORKERS STILL EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTANTS

MANUFACTURING WORKERS STILL EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTANTS

A new whitepaper by Global Action Plan and Zehnder Clean Air Solutions finds the quality of the air in the manufacturing sector continues to be underplayed and not acted upon with workers in the UK...
ARCO BECOMES CORE FUNDER TO NATIONAL EMERGENCIES TRUST

ARCO BECOMES CORE FUNDER TO NATIONAL EMERGENCIES TRUST

UK safety expert Arco has joined forces with the National Emergencies Trust (NET), an independent charity that raises and distributes funds at speed during domestic crises, with a major donation to...

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