Taking a stand for public health – Bulk soap is a proven risk

Washroom hygiene has come a long way in recent years, helped by advances in technology and design. Mike Sullivan, Managing Director for GOJO Industries-Europe, explains how the latest systems can help achieve even higher hygiene standards. Advances in terms of technology and materials have the power to change many aspects of our lives. History is littered with landmark moments when…

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Why Facilities Management Health and Safety is getting a digital makeover

David Davies, Managing Director, Checkit Digital technology has helped to streamline and modernise many public sector departments and tasks, from finance to HR. Gains range from removing time-consuming processes and cutting manual errors, to improving real-time control of operations. Facilities management teams can also benefit by going digital, with technology helping to transform the way organisations meet their Health and…

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New Surtronic Duo with Slip Assessment Tool

Making light work of flooring assessments Taylor Hobson’s Surtronic Duo is widely used in conjunction with the HSE Slip Assessment Tool (SAT), software for the assessment of slipping accident risk.  Ideally suited to flooring measurements due to its ‘remote control’ operation, the new Surtronic Duo uses familiar smartphone technology for improved performance: The Surtronic Duo uses the latest Bluetooth technology…

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Lightweight, flexible fall protection for those on the edge

Honeywell has launched Miller TurboLite TM Edge – a new lightweight and highly durable self-retracting lifeline (SRL), which, at just 1kg*, makes it the lightest 2metre Edge SRL on the market. The new fall protection system, which is 15 percent lighter than most comparable products, offers users in the construction, maintenance, utilities and oil and gas sectors increased comfort, freedom of…

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Winter Wrapped Up!

To help you prepare for the colder months we’ve got winter wrapped up with our comprehensive range of winter safety products. Turbocast 800™ towable grit spreader can be used as a broadcast or drop spreader.   Turbocast 800 will hold approximately 10 x 25kg bags of rock salt and gives controlled, accurate coverage up to 8 metres width at speeds…

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Asbestos in buildings – the need to make competent decisions

Stuart Goodman of risk management specialist Lucion*, looks at the responsibilities associated with ensuring compliance with asbestos regulations. A recent HSE safety campaign highlighted the very serious risks posed by asbestos exposure from building materials used in past decades. Even though asbestos has been banned in building materials since late 1999, and a huge amount removed from buildings over the…

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