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WORKPLACE PPE TOP OF THE AGENDA FOLLOWING LANDMARK RULING

WORKPLACE PPE TOP OF THE AGENDA FOLLOWING LANDMARK RULING

A Tribunal hearing that ruled an employee was fairly dismissed for refusing to wear a face mask at work, highlights the importance of employers carefully considering and clearly communicating the...
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council

BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL SURVEY ON COVID WORKPLACE RISK ASSESSMENT

From yesterday, non-essential shops (with extended hours), gyms, hairdressers, pubs and restaurants serving outside can reopen as England's lockdown is further eased. It may also see more workers...
6 STEPS TO SAFELY REOPENING HOSPITALITY

6 STEPS TO SAFELY REOPENING

As pubs, bars, and restaurants prepare to welcome eager customers back, there are a number of health and safety precautions businesses should be taking in order to meet new standards. Tash Blythe,...
BUREAU VERITAS HIGHLIGHTS DISTRIBUTION CENTRES' SAFETY CONCERNS

BUREAU VERITAS HIGHLIGHTS DISTRIBUTION CENTRES' SAFETY CONCERNS

With distribution centres across the UK seeing greater pressures since the start of the pandemic, health and safety experts, Bureau Veritas, say mechanical inspections on work equipment must be...
SCHOOL FINED AFTER FATAL HEAD INJURY IN FALL

SCHOOL FINED AFTER FATAL HEAD INJURY IN FALL

A school has been prosecuted after a member of public tripped over a retaining wall and sustained a fatal head injury. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how on 17 February 2017, a...
BOLLÉ SAFETY UNVEILS ADVANCED COVID-19 EYE PROTECTION FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

BOLLÉ SAFETY UNVEILS ADVANCED COVID-19 EYE PROTECTION FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Bollé Safety, a specialist in the design and manufacture of protective eyewear, presents its healthcare division dedicated to all healthcare professionals. Its range of protective eyewear...
BRIDGING THE GAP TO BUILD BACK BETTER

BRIDGING THE GAP TO BUILD BACK BETTER

Louise Hosking, OSH specialist and business owner, reflects on how business owners and OSH professionals can ensure a safer future. As a result of the pandemic, health and safety is under a...
Gore’s Global Technical Oriented Fabrics Business Unit Adopts New Sustainability Framework

GORE ADOPTS NEW SUSTAINABILITY FRAMEWORK

The Technical Oriented Fabrics (TOF) Business Unit of W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced its decision to adopt the new Sustainability Framework of the Gore Fabrics Division. With this move,...
SALVO INSITE PLATFORM TRANSFORMS LOADING BAYS THROUGH DATA ANALYTICS

SALVO INSITE PLATFORM TRANSFORMS LOADING BAYS THROUGH DATA ANALYTICS

Castell Safety International Company has introduced its first digital product, Salvo InSite, as part of its Salvo Logistic Solutions product range.   The Salvo InSite platform digitises...
IMIST APPOINTS NEW CHAIR

IMIST APPOINTS NEW CHAIR

Haydn Mursell, the former CEO of Kier Group, has been appointed as chair of fast-growing Hull-based water mist fire suppression business iMist following a £4.5m investment by private equity...

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