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iHASCO NEW DSE ASSESSMENT TOOL AIDS A RETURN TO THE WORKPLACE

NEW DSE ASSESSMENT TOOL AIDS A RETURN TO THE WORKPLACE

iHASCO has developed an updated version of their Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessment , which comes free with their IOSH approved DSE training course . Employees will be prompted to undertake...
TWO ACQUISITIONS SUPPORT PORTFOLIO GROWTH AT ALCUMUS

TWO ACQUISITIONS SUPPORT PORTFOLIO GROWTH AT ALCUMUS

Alcumus, a UK-based risk management solutions company, is expanding in the UK and North America with two new acquisitions that help to support its growth ambitions. The company says newly...
SCHOOL FINED AFTER A PUPIL SEVERELY INJURED IN CDT CLASS

SCHOOL FINED AFTER A PUPIL SEVERELY INJURED IN CDT CLASS

An Edinburgh school has been fined following an incident where a pupil sustained severe cuts to his middle and index finger on his right hand and serious tendon damage, when using a band saw. ...
ONS REPORT ON COVID-19 WORKER DEATHS INCREASES CONCERNS

ONS REPORT ON COVID-19 WORKER DEATHS INCREASES CONCERNS

UK union Unite is calling for an urgent ‘warts and all’ public inquiry into the death rates of workers from COVID-19 during the pandemic. The union made its call following the recent...
THE HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

THE HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

The Health and Safety Event and all co-located exhibitions, which were due to take place in September, have been rescheduled for 27th – 28th April 2021.  The following shows have been...
FCC ENVIRONMENT WINS BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL AWARD

FCC ENVIRONMENT WINS BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL AWARD

FCC Environment, a UK-based resource and waste management businesses and a company known for its safety, health, environmental and quality initiatives, has won a further accolade in the prestigious...
SiteZone proximity warning system social distancing COVID-19

ADAPTING TO SURVIVE

Gary Escott, co-founder of SiteZone Safety illustrates why investing the time and effort in developing adaptable safety technology can become an invaluable resource. Technology can bridge the...
Safety & Health Expo Rescheduled to May 2021

SAFETY & HEALTH EXPO RESCHEDULED TO MAY 2021

Safety & Health Expo and its co-located events, originally set to be staged on 8–10 September 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 18–20 May 2021. This decision, taken as a...
NEW CEO AT SEND FOR HELP

NEW CEO AT SEND FOR HELP

The Send For Help Group has appointed Naz Dossa as its new CEO. The Group, which includes Peoplesafe, Skyguard and Guardian24 brands, is a technology business centred around the safety of lone...
SOCIAL DISTANCING AMBASSADORS TO SAFEGUARD  WEST END

SOCIAL DISTANCING AMBASSADORS TO SAFEGUARD WEST END

A unique scheme to support the safe reopening of London’s West End has seen the introduction of 15 Social Distancing Ambassadors (SDAs) to help visitors safely transition out of lockdown. ...

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