Health, Safety, Security & Environment

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    FM Editor  - 16.04.2019, 14:03

    Gilbane Addresses Rhode Island Opiod Crisis

    Gilbane Building Company is equipping project sites in Rhode Island with opiod rescue kits following research showing a quarter of fatal drug overdoses in Massachusetts involved construction workers.

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    FM Editor  - 15.04.2019, 13:16

    Maximising Fire Point Station Visibility

    UK safety sign manufacturer SafetySigns4Less has launched a range of fire point stations designed to maximise visibility from all angles and educate users with colour coded information.

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    FM Editor  - 09.04.2019, 16:27

    Bringing Mobile Access to Elevators

    Openpath has launched its new smartphone access control solution for lifts, Elevator Board, at ISC West 2019.

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    FM Editor  - 04.04.2019, 14:27

    A Decade After Detonation

    Ten years ago, glazing supplier Wrightstyle tested one of its systems against a lorry bomb, followed immediately by a car bomb, in a breakthrough test to determine the impact of secondary blast injuries caused by flying glass.

  • Vimpex will be showcasing its Identifire and Fire-Cryer ranges on Stand FX940 at Firex International which is co-located with IFSEC. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 02:08

    Vimpex at IFSEC International

    Independent manufacturer and distributor of fire alarm evacuation and building infrastructure products and accessories Vimpex will be exhibiting at IFSEC International from 18 to 20 June at ExCeL London.

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    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 02:08

    ANC Annual Conference and Awards

    Hearing and vulnerable groups, WHO environmental noise guidelines and entertainment noise pollution are just some of the topics under consideration at The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) annual conference and awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Manchester City Centre on 6 June.

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    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 15.03.2019, 09:39

    The Season of All Natures

    On World Sleep Day 2019, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) and the Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMa) summarise their research on the impact of sleep on cognitive performance.

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    FM Editor  - 13.03.2019, 14:59

    Migrating Syncro to Taktis

    Life safety systems control manufacturer Kentec Electronics has unveiled a unique solution for migrating Syncro panel networks to the latest Taktis technology.

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    FM Editor  - 13.03.2019, 13:30

    Partnering to Save the Planet

    Churchill Group is eliminating 60,000 plastic product containers used by its cleaning operatives every year as a result of a pioneering partnership with Jangro, the largest network of janitorial distributors in the UK and Ireland.

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    Steve Loughney  - 13.03.2019, 11:38

    Is Anyone Listening?

    Steve Loughney, Head of building management systems (BMS) for Siemens' Building Technologies division, considers allowances emergency planners must make for bystander apathy – the condition where people ignore alarm sounders in the belief someone else will take responsibility.