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As the UK Covid-19 lockdown restrictions begin to ease, engineering, design and environmental consultancy firm Ramboll has launched a new, free interactive training app to help businesses prepare and support employees returning to the office, while effectively reducing the risk of infection. The app, ‘Prevent infection – Offices’, directs employees through typical everyday office situations where there might be a risk of infection, and provides clear training in how to effectively reduce this risk – whether in lifts, shared facilities or on the commute.
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Yesterday the Health Secretary announced how we will be tracing the spread of the virus through the use of a new system. From today (28 May), anyone who tests positive for coronavirus will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace and will need to share information about their recent interactions. This could include household members, people with whom they have been in direct contact, or within 2 metres for more than 15 minutes.
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Loading and unloading goods vehicles can put drivers and other workers at risk. It is important to consider all risks to the health, safety, and welfare of drivers delivering to and collecting from sites, and take reasonable and practical steps to safeguard drivers and mitigate risk to their health and safety. Many dutyholders manage the safety of visiting drivers in line with HSE Guidance by providing a dedicated waiting area with welfare facilities for drivers
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Project Specification Group, a unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has specified a range of solutions for a RAF nursery in Oxfordshire, delivering assured access and safety for children using the facility. Working in partnership with designers Frankham Consultancy Group and contractors Antac, the company specified a series of door opening solutions to the nursery at RAF Benson. The RAF base required an extension to its existing nursery facilities, increasing its capacity to cater for more than 100 children. As a result, the specification process demanded products that were fully compliant and tailored to the needs of the young children that would be using the facility.
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With about 6,000 accidental deaths occurring in British homes every year, a new free workshop from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) aims to help house builders and architects ensure their projects are safer for all residents. RoSPA has developed guidance, titled Safer by design, to help those involved in the planning and development of new-build projects ensure they are preventing the most common accidents in their homes, with a particular focus on falls – at least 700 people die as a result of falling on domestic stairs every year. RoSPA’s Safer by Design framework has been endorsed by Public Health England.
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These new ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets are just what the name suggests – delivering a great all-round performance on site with a Ripstop water-resistant outer fabric and a coated inner fabric for extra durability. They’re wind-resistant too and all have the features and functionality that you’d expect in Snickers Workwear clothing. Designed for optimum comfort and flexibility when you’re on the move, they’re great-looking working clothes that will keep you feeling comfortable wherever you are and whatever you’re doing at work in cold and windy weather.
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The British Safety Council awards industrial services specialist, Leadec, with two Sword of Honour awards for 2019. Leadec achieves its Sword of Honour awards by demonstrating excellence in the management of health and safety risks at two Jaguar Land Rover plants, where it supplies industrial services. Leadec achieves the maximum five stars in the British Safety Council’s health and safety management audit scheme at all four Jaguar Land Rover sites audited (see release for detail).
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Stephen Harrison, Immediate Past Chairman and Vice President of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has donated over £10,000 to the Chairman’s Charity, Grief Encounter. The money, raised by CHSA members and their guests at the Association’s Gala Ball and Golf Day, will be used to pay for a residential retreat for up to 30 bereaved children. Grief Encounter supports bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close.
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