Spacecraft to basements: exploring the frontiers of fire safety at third BRE Fire Research Conference

BRE’s 2017 Fire Research Conference brings together its most diverse programme of papers yet on contemporary fire engineering challenges, ranging from space travel and airports, to photovoltaic energy and product regulation in the wake of BREXIT. Featuring guest speakers alongside BRE fire engineers and investigators, other themes include multi-sensor detectors and fire alarms, innovations in fire suppression, deficiencies in passive…

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Safety and health professionals can tackle workers’ sun risks

During Sun Awareness Week (8-14 May), businesses can help to raise awareness and prevent cancer caused by solar radiation exposure at work using free materials from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) award-nominated No Time to Lose campaign. These resources have been developed as part of IOSH’s occupational cancer campaign, which commissioned new research, produced easy-to-use health advice and works…

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London prepares to host first ever Outsourcing Expo

The inaugural Outsourcing Expo will take place at ExCel London from 17-18th October 2018 and plans are already well underway with over 100 exhibitors expected to attend this industry showcase. The UK outsourcing market is now the second largest in the world outside the US with 3.91 billion pounds’ worth of contracts being signed in the first half of 2016.…

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100 leading businesses pledge to prevent occupational cancer

A high-profile campaign in the fight to tackle work-related cancers reached a major milestone today with the 100th organisation signing up and pledging its support. Launched in November 2014, IOSH’s No Time to Lose campaign is raising awareness of occupational cancer around the world and helping businesses take action and protect their workforces by providing free, practical resources. Wills Bros…

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BSRIA celebrating International Women’s Day

  BSRIA is celebrating International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8th March but as an industry – Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA – asks: are we doing enough to foster and encourage the excellence of female engineers – both into engineering and into the ‘boardroom’? The remit of the day is for women to continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural…

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Lord Heseltine to headline NFB’s annual conference 2016

Lord Heseltine will speak from 11.05am until 11.30am to delegates about the effects of devolution across England and Wales. Known for his pragmatism and independence of opinion, in spite of his party political affiliation, Lord Heseltine will surely provide a comprehensive yet stimulating keynote on a crucial issue. First elected to the House of Commons in 1966, Lord Heseltine served…

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