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Sunday, 22 September

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Maintenance Man Dies In Waterloo Travelator Horror

A man working on a moving walkway at London Waterloo Underground Station has died after he got trapped whilst undertaking early morning maintenance work. British...

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Ventilation Issues Lead To Deaths, Closures and Public Inquiries

The Scottish Government has confirmed that a public inquiry will be held to examine health and building issues at two hospitals. Meanwhile, 'higher than normal'...

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Friday Youth Climate Protest Could Turn Ugly

The Metropolitan Police Force is so concerned that a protest in London on Friday September 20 could descend into riots and property invasion/damage, they have issued a...

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Touchscreens Cause Health Concerns

When there are four times as many germs found on a self-service touchscreen than on a toilet seat, it’s no surprise to learn that many of us in the UK are concerned...

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Recycle Week

September 23-29 is Recycle Week with the theme  Recycling - It’s In Our Own Hands. The organisers state that 2018 was the year that Britain woke up to...

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Fire Door Safety Week

Fire door safety campaigners are stressing the life saving role of fire doors as part of this year’s Fire Door Safety Week (23-39 September). The week is...

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Implications Of Omitting Carbon Emissions From Part L

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Advanced Analytics And Workforce Planning

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WorkTech London Speaker Programme Announced

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ThisWeekinFM Spotlight Interview - Ezitracker

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Facilities Management
Best In Dow Jones Class

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index with leading scores in labour practices, climate strategy and stakeholder engagement has seen Sodexo rank best in class for a 15th...

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Safety & Health
Virtual Reality Training Could Improve Employee Safety

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have developed a multisensory virtual environment to see how workers respond in evacuation scenarios and ascertain if...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Workplace Week London 2019 Line-up Announced

The full line-up of workplace tours has been announced for Workplace Week London commencing 11 November 2019. 30 organisations have confirmed their support for the...

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Energy
Keeping Our Soaps On Screen

For the last year PPS Power has been playing its part in keeping ITV on the screens by providing ongoing maintenance services. The role has also involved engineers...

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Environment & Sustainability
The Roads Are Greener On The Other Side

Residents at Bristol City Council’s Ashton Rise development will drive on some of the UK’s greenest roads when they move in next year. Willmott Dixon is...

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Education & Training
AI, Clean Energy And Smart Cities - Shaping Horizons Summit

More than 100 future leaders from the UK and Latin America have gathered at the University of Cambridge to discuss the future of work and education at this year’s...

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Products & Projects
Fast Fans Feed Fast Food

A faulty extractor fan in a Bristol food outlet with a demanding cooking schedule led Rotamec to react quickly to ensure breakfast was served. Darryl Beecham, Business...

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People
NEBOSH Unveils New-Look General Certificate

The NEBOSH National and International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety have been updated - and two Artic Building Services employees have gained...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Wood Provides Wow Factor

Joinery firm, The Deluxe Group, have recently completed work on the newly constructed Cambridge Mosque - the first purpose-built mosque within the city of Cambridge...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Kentec Protects World’s Longest Sea-Crossing

Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panels from Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, are at the heart of a new fire safety solution protecting users of the...

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Fleet & Transportation
Great Britain’s £1.2 Billion Junk Driving Problem

Over half of UK drivers admit to eating fast food on long journeys, according to new research by SEAT. The binge eating costs £1.25 billion a year but more...

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Technology
Smart Buildings Show Is Open For Registration

The UK’s cornerstone Smart Buildings event is back with more visitors, more stands and more conference content for 2019. The free-to-attend event takes place at...

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Property
New Rental Tax Rules Could Cost Investors £Millions

The latest taxation changes to commercial and residential property could cost non-UK companies £millions. The latest set of changes come in to force on 6 April...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Eco To Expand Franchise Footprint

Commercial contract cleaning provider Ecocleen, is targeting a number of acquisitions over the next 12 months to accelerate its expansion within the UK. The company...

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