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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...
‘BACK BRITISH PRODUCTS AND SERVICES,’ SAYS CLEARWATER HYGIENE

‘BACK BRITISH PRODUCTS AND SERVICES,’ SAYS CLEARWATER HYGIENE

As Britain gradually gets back to work, Scottish-based hand liquid sanitizer manufacturer ClearWater Hygiene is urging companies and businesses of all shapes and sizes to source locally and back...
SUPERMARKET VISIT INSPIRES COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES

SUPERMARKET VISIT INSPIRES COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES

Two safety management and business improvement consultants with over 50 years’ experience between them have launched a new service to help businesses re-open safely as Covid-19 lockdown...
BCC CALLS FOR CLEANERS TO BE TESTED

BCC CALLS FOR CLEANERS TO BE TESTED

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is calling for all cleaners to be to be included in the expanded first wave of testing for coronavirus for ‘essential workers’ announced last...
“LET’S MAKE WORKPLACES FIT FOR HEROES”- BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL

“LET’S MAKE WORKPLACES FIT FOR HEROES”- BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL

The British Safety Council marked 27th April 2020 the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with a pledge to support workers’ safety through the coronavirus outbreak and beyond.  It...
Dangerous ladders

DANGEROUS LADDERS STOPPED AT PORT

Last month, Trading Standards intercepted a suspicious shipment of ladders at Felixstowe and turned to the Test & Research Centre for assistance. The suspect shipment contained two ladder...
RINA CREATES BIOSAFETY TRUST CERTIFICATION

RINA CREATES BIOSAFETY TRUST CERTIFICATION

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, RINA has devised the Biosafety Trust Certification, the first management system certification aimed at the prevention and mitigation of the spread of infections...
EMPLOYEE TREATMENT AT BAKKAVOR PUTS ESSENTIAL WORKER SAFETY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

EMPLOYEE TREATMENT AT BAKKAVOR PUTS ESSENTIAL WORKER SAFETY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Video footage has emerged from a management briefing at food processing company Bakkavor Meals London, where workers were threatened with the sack if they missed work amid the coronavirus outbreak....
DERWENT RECEIVES ROSPA GOLD AWARD

DERWENT RECEIVES ROSPA GOLD AWARD

Leeds-based company Derwent Facilities Management, is celebrating after landing an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards. Derwent Facilities...
HSE INSPECTIONS DUE FOLLOWING WELDING FUME ALERT

HSE INSPECTIONS DUE FOLLOWING WELDING FUME ALERT

Workers must protect their workers’ health by controlling the risks from welding fume the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has said.   HSE's current programme of inspections...

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