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The award-winning Nineteen Group has announced that it has acquired Broden Media Limited, the organisers of The Emergency Services Show and publishers of Emergency Services Times magazine. This is a perfect fit with existing events including Health and Safety, Fire, Security and Disaster Response.

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HSM's webinars continue to go from strength to strength and the next one will take place on 12 September at 10:30am and will focus on health and safety data reporting.

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8th - 9th April 2019
Triple fine after director blown off roof

THREE CONSTRUCTION companies have been fined after the director of one of the firms received serious injuries after falling 11 metres when a gust of wind blew him off a roof.

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Serious concerns over asbestos report

THE TEACHERS' Union has highlighted that asbestos in schools is still not being managed safely, following the publication of the Department for Education's Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) Survey report.

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Construction site noise breaches up 25%

THE BUILDING Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 25% increase in the number of noise infringements occurring on construction sites. BSG's report was the result of 10,000 independent site inspections conducted during the first half of 2019 which compared Q1 with Q2.

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New report outlines road risks

SAFETY CAMPAIGNERS are calling for an increased police presence on the roads to deter people from breaking the law, as a report is launched revealing that drivers feel roads are more dangerous now than they were five years ago.

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Worker left unable to work after fall

A CONSTRUCTION company, Modern Ltd, has been sentenced after a worker fell through a skylight.

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Outsourced lift truck training is not always your best option

WHILE OUTSOURCING may seem like the easy option, many businesses do not realise that by outsourcing their training to unaccredited training providers, they are potentially wasting thousands of pounds each year. In fact, delivering training in-house and achieving in-house accreditation could not only reduce costs but also improve compliance and efficiency too.

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All angles to be covered by IOSH 2019

FROM USING artificial intelligence to save lives and guidance on implementing wellbeing strategies to the importance of language and managing contractor safety across boundaries, IOSH's annual international conference has all angles covered.

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Cirrus Research keeps foot on the pedal with exciting summer plans!

SUMMER IS finally here and organisations are winding down for a well-deserved break from what has been quite an interesting few months in the world of business. Here at Cirrus Research, we're far from taking our foot off the gas pedal, as we're already making exciting plans for the rest of the year.

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Technology alone isn't enough

IAM ROADSMART believes that many businesses are missing out on opportunities to improve road safety for their drivers, by relying on technology alone to solve the problem for them.

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New LED tag counts down to maintenance

THE INNOVATIVE Brady Inspection Timer can help save lives by clearly showing on machines, equipment and tools when maintenance is needed. Its LED lights grab the attention of users and maintenance professionals alike from a distance and help avoid the use of uninspected or worn out equipment.

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Casella protects employees from chemical exposure

AIR SAMPLING, noise and vibration specialist Casella has launched its advanced and lightweight low flow pump, the VAPex. The elite low flow pump has a flow rate of 20mL to 500mL/min and is the ideal solution for measuring and employee's exposure to vapours and gases.

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On-site legionella testing

HUGHES ARE now able to offer the option of on-site legionella testing of your safety showers and eye wash units as part of your regular service.

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Size matters

WE'VE ALL heard the jokes, but let's look seriously at the issue of size here. Before your mind runs away with you, I'm talking about workwear & PPE - clothing, footwear, eyewear, respirators, gloves etc.

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NEBOSH top-up certificates

RRC International has helped more than a million students achieve professional success. It includes in its training portfolio certificate top-ups.

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