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Why it is not okay to prop open fire doors in in a COVID-19 world

I have witnessed an alarming number of facilities propping open, or even worse, disconnecting arms on door closing devices to keep fire doors open and touch free during the COVID-19 pandemic. You MUST not do this. EVER. Fire doors are…
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Too little too late? How would you tackle the Coronavirus?

  On the 9th of March 2020 The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP outlined the UK’s plan to tackle COVID19 which is to: Contain, Delay, Research and Mitigate. How can you set out a plan to contain a virus that has already spread across…
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Serious question: Who is protecting the protectors?

With recent attacks on Police Officers, can Health and Safety help reduce the number of attacks on not only the UK’s Police Force but the Fire and Ambulance services too? As someone who works within the Health and Safety industry…
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Man hospitalised with serious injuries after Monmouthshire glider crash

The Air Accident Investigation Branch on site. Credit: AAIB A man has been hospitalised with serious injuries after a glider crashed on take off in Monmouthshire. Emergency crews were called after the glider flipped on take off…
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Company's £150k fine is 'pittance' for losing my best friend, says widow

The late Steven McTeague with his family; wife Helen and children Conor and Ryan. As Helen McTeague turned the key in her front door her heart sank. There were family photographs lining the walls and the house was as she left it a few days…