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Smart working – let us make your place work for you

Emmanuel Chautemps, Director of Bouygues E&S FM UK limited explains how smart working can transform workplaces to improve happiness, wellbeing, and productivity

How does workplace safety fare across Europe?

Luke Rees, Head of Digital at Accuracast examines data on workplace safety across Europe and analyses discrepancies between nations on how safe workers feel Danger is all around, and especially at the workplace. Electric cables, heavy machinery, large heights, not to mention sick colleagues. But whether one is aware of the...
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The importance of HR compliance

Tom Neil, a writer at Acas, explains the necessity of HR compliance, and why it makes sense to go above and beyond your legal obligations As organisations strive to become ever more efficient and productive, the importance of having skilled and knowledgeable HR has become increasingly clear. For an organisation...

Behavioural Safety Readiness

A key part of any business’s journey towards ensuring safety excellence, behavioural safety is a proactive method for preventing hazards from escalating into incidents and injuries. If implemented well, it is known to produce a return on investment of around €1.5m, per 100 employees, per year. Successful behavioural safety processes...

Musculoskeletal disorders in the working population

Vern Putz Anderson from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) details the risk factors, symptoms and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace Aches and pains are a part of life, but musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs, such as back...
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Behaviour at work influences health and safety

Rob Burgon, Workplace Safety Manager at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) details how our behaviour at work can influence our health and safety. In the workplace, there are human factors – such as the working environment, organisational and job factors, and human and individual characteristics – which...

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