The importance of correctly maintaining building fire safety systems
14th June 2019
Following this week’s fire at a block of flats in Barking, East London, on Sunday night, news reports have been circulating across the media accusing those responsible for managing the block of not maintaining fire alarms and sprinkler systems with claims that complaints from residents who raised fears about fire safety systems being ignored. Some reports suggest that despite being repaired, the fire alarms did not sound during the blaze.
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What are the important Health and Safety “starts”?
23rd May 2019
Whilst in the shower this morning I read on the shampoo bottle that “there’s more to life than hair, but it’s a good place to start”!
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RIDDOR revisited
26th March 2019
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have just reported that “the suite of Riddor forms is being refreshed, moving to a more modern platform to improve user experience and give an enhanced look and feel.”
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Improving standards for Legionella risk assessment?
18th February 2019
Earlier this month BSI released its updated “British Standard BS 8580-1:2019 Water quality, risk assessments for Legionella control – Code of practice”.
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Pseudomonas difficult to say, but easy to get wrong
11th February 2019
In February 2019, a piercing aftercare saline solution has been found responsible for a number of people contracting infections across the UK.
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