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Asbestos management - how is yours?

The dangers of asbestos have been widely known for decades, yet it is still the largest occupational health killer in the UK with approximately 5,000 deaths a year attributed to mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer and asbestosis according to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures. To give this some context, that relates to approximately 1% of all deaths in the UK per annum.

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What is the Future for Indoor Environment Quality?

Following our successful “Game of Moans” seminar in London on 12th March 2019 based on the battle between people, plant, performance and perception for our building services, we continue our series of white papers by looking at the future for indoor environment quality (IEQ).

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How Are You Influencing Your Office Wellbeing With Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ)?

Our prevailing indoor environment quality (IEQ) is the result of a number of interrelated factors. Now, it is as much influenced by users, layout and sustainability as it is by the building design, operation and maintenance.

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What is it with Wellbeing?

Wellbeing in the workplace is rightly a hot topic, what it actually means or how it is being positioned can be different things to different organisations? A quick search on the World Wide Web produced the following definition of wellbeing “the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy”. But how is this being interpreted and managed in the context of the workplace?

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Health and Safety Management - A Curse or a Blessing?

How big is your health and safety management system?

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Health and Safety Training - Tick Box or Tactics

Training in its broadest sense should be designed to improve skills, impart information and/or develop understanding. It is also fundamental to health and safety - whether specifically cited in regulations or as a route to competence – along with experience and knowledge.

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Fire Training - what are you learning?

Training, experience and knowledge are often cited as the three components of competency. With fire safety rightly being re-examined currently, let's take a look at fire training.

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Making a noise about noise

Noise, defined as ''unwanted, unpleasant and loud sound'', is an everyday fact for us at home or at work, but excessive noise over potentially short as well as long term exposure can lead to permanent damage/loss of hearing.

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Occupancy comfort is it an exact science or fine art?

The comfort of your employees in the workplace is by nature ambiguous. What is ''comfortable'' for one person is not for another and this can extend to light levels, noise, draughts and humidity as well as space temperature.

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Increasing your IQ on IAQ (Indoor Air Quality)

Indoor air quality (IAQ) will be one of the topics regularly discussed during 2018. The fact that some urban areas have not breached air quality guidelines so far this year has been noteworthy and speaks for itself.

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Five top tips to keep your organisation a Winter Wonderland

Be it targets, festivities, weather or just that end of year feeling, the winter months bring their own challenges. While some of them are predictable, others can creep up on us and sometimes catch us unaware or unprepared.

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F gas - What should you be doing?

Most people are all familiar with the requirements to now manage many substances seen as hazardous to our environment.

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