Zero Injuries for a Facilities Management Company?

David Parker, Executive Director for EMCOR UK, firmly believes this isn’t crazy talk. When safety performance is outstanding enough to achieve the recognition of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and the British Safety Council, perhaps most companies would do more of the same, repeating the activities of the previous period, hoping to maintain the same standards…

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Legislation Watch establishes Seton as an expert in health and safety law

Seton is well aware that customers rely on them for expertise.  Legislation Watch is a free resource that provides regular, up-to-date, and easy to digest information on workplace legislation, and health and safety issues.  Feedback from readers in a recent survey confirms that this is considered an invaluable resource that enhances the reputation of Seton as the expert in health…

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Honeywell launches Miller H-Design fall arrest kits

An all-in-one solution for working at height    Honeywell (NYSE:HON) has launched six new Miller H-Design™ ready-to-use fall protection kits. Specifically designed for the construction and general manufacturing industries and associated working-at-height trades, such as scaffolding and cherry picking, the new kits include the highly innovative Miller H-Design harness. “Self-contained, quick and easy-to-use, the fall arrest kits are ideal for tasks…

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New and Emerging Risks for Workplaces

In late 2014, the EU-Occupational Safety and Health Agency bought out some statistics based on a survey they conducted using data collected from workplaces in 36 European countries. The survey focuses on health and safety in establishments when it comes to new and emerging risks, including physical and psychosocial risks – an area that is often omitted from surveys. The…

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SICK Introduces World’s Most Advanced Hazardous-Area Safety Light Curtains

By designing an explosion-proof enclosure for its leading light curtain technology to ATEX and UL Listed hazardous area standards, SICK is offering unprecedented safety protection for high risk flammable gas, vapour and dusty industrial environments. The deTec4 Core Ex, C4000 Select Ex and C4000 Advanced Ex light curtains are all-in-one pre-assembled safety devices suitable for a wide range of hazardous…

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A new approach to ensure the safety of electrical equipment

  A new concept test instrumentation enables those responsible for ensuring the electrical safety of appliances used in schools, colleges, universities and other education centres to meet their electrical safety obligations in a safe, simple and effective manner – and in line with the latest official guidance. Seaward’s latest generation Apollo portable appliance testers establish a new approach to electrical…

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New Water Study Demonstrates Speed And Efficiency Of IDEXX Pseudalert® Test In Hospital Waters

IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiological test kits for water, today announced the publication of a peer reviewed Pan European study*, in The Journal of Water and Health, “Evaluation of an MPN test for the rapid enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in hospital waters (doi:10.2166/wh.2014.187 – in press).”  The paper concludes that the IDEXX Pseudalert®/Quanti-Tray® method,  for the rapid detection…

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