White Papers & Briefings

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    Miele AG  - 17.10.2018, 10:15

    Miele at the Heart of a Care Home's Laundry Facility

    Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment isn’t just a vital part of Pilgrims View’s infection control management procedures; it also plays a significant role in helping the care home remain a welcoming and pleasant environment for the residents of the care home to live. High standards of hygiene are applied to all areas of the care home’s operations, and this includes its laundry facility.

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    Graham Flynn  - 15.10.2018, 09:36

    Overhauling NHS Clinical Waste Contracts

    Anenta director Graham Flynn says investment is needed to secure better value waste management for the NHS.

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    Karen Trigg  - 09.10.2018, 12:31

    Are Your Fire Doors Fit for Purpose?

    Karen Trigg, business development manager with Allegion UK, explains why fire doors are integral to a successful fire safety strategy.

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    Jane Embury  - 03.10.2018, 19:04

    The Legacy of the Shelton Hospital Fire

    Jane Embury considers fire safety planning and containment within the UK's healthcare and care home sectors, half a century after twenty-four patients died when fire broke out at the Shelton Mental Hospital near Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

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    Wong Chih Meng  - 27.09.2018, 13:12

    Transforming Time Reporting with Technology

    Wong Chih Meng, managing director of Singapore-based Focal Investigation and Security Agency, explains how technology is improving time attendance recording for a security contractor with operations around the ASEAN region.

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    Allegion Plc  - 07.09.2018, 14:22

    Survey Raises New Fire Safety Concerns

    Over half of respondents in a survey of more than 500 decision makers within the UK's healthcare and education sectors are dissatisfied with current fire safety precautions in their organisation.

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    G4S PLC  - 04.09.2018, 17:01

    Keeping One of Louisiana's Busiest Ports Secure

    Since 2012, Port Fourchon has worked with AMAG Technology, a G4S company, to ensure the security of its facilities and its people.

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    Adam Bennett  - 31.08.2018, 15:18

    Photo ID Card Printing for FM Professionals

    Regardless of innovations in digital security, Photo ID cards will continue to function as a mainstay in protecting facilities from intruders and unwelcome visitors. Adam Bennett, digital marketing manager at Digital ID (the UK's largest supplier of printed ID solutions), discusses best practices in sourcing ID card solutions.

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    Jane Embury  - 30.08.2018, 16:58

    Water Torture and the Great Exhibition

    Jane Embury, Wrightstyle's marketing director, explains the origins of the United States' notoriously challenging fire testing regime for glazing systems.

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    Andrew Shaw  - 10.08.2018, 12:53

    The Responsibility of Fire Safety in Healthcare

    An effective fire safety management and fire emergency plan requires both active and passive fire precautions and a high degree of management. In healthcare facilities, an even higher degree of safety consideration is required since its occupants may need additional assistance to escape in the event of a fire. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant of Allegion UK, discusses ways to optimise fire safety in healthcare, and why a bespoke solution is key.