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    Wrap it up: how to keep outdoor workers safe in winter

    As the leaves fall and the mercury drops, many of us head inside to hibernate. But outdoor workers need to go outside in all weathers, which opens them up to cold-related illnesses and injuries. So, what can you do to keep workers warm and safe this winter?

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    Extension granted for OHSAS 18001 certified businesses upgrading to ISO 45001

    The global pandemic has put many businesses on the back foot. In recognition of this, the ISO extended the transition period for organisations upgrading from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001. But what should you do with this extra time to prepare?

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    Building trust with ISO 45001

    ClearView has been providing powerful commercial security systems to businesses and organisations since 1996. But to show their customers that they put safety alongside security, they chose to implement ISO 45001. Read on to discover their insights into the process.

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    One in five managers aren’t trained in health & safety

    Research by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and YouGov has revealed that businesses may be underestimating the importance of health and safety training for managers and the benefits it can bring to their reputation, productivity and working environment.

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    Workplace fatalities reach record low reveals HSE

    The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) has released provisional health and safety statistics for the year 2019/2020, revealing that 111 workers were fatally injured in the workplace, the lowest number of annual workplace deaths on record.

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    Cover up and keep cool: how to keep your outdoor workers safe in the sun

    The sun is out and lockdown is loosening, which means more of us are lying out in the sun to bake. But what are the risks of summer sun and extreme heat to outdoor workers? Read on to discover the risks and what you can do to keep your workers safe this summer.

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    How can ISOs make your business disaster-proof?

    Fire, flood, theft, a global pandemic… disaster can strike at any time. But with the right preparation and tools at your disposal, you can help your business to come out on top. Here’s how ISOs can help.

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    Slips, sickness and stress remain high at work says HSE

    Figures from the 2018-19 HSE summary show that illness and injury rates at work remain high. Discover the details and what you can do to improve health and safety

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    CDM Regulations explained

    They’re the main regulations overseeing health, safety, and welfare across Britain’s construction industry, but how much do you know about CDM? Here, we take a closer look at these important legal duties

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    How does ISO 45001 add value to a conventional Health & Safety program?

    Find out how businesses can improve their Health & Safety program by implementing an ISO 45001 Management System.

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    How ISO Certification helps with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

    Find out which of the ISO Standards help to meet the United Nation's (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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    5 Tips for businesses looking to Tender

    Tenders can be an important source of new business for your organisation. But how do you make sure you stand out from the competition and win those contracts?

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    How ISO 45001 will affect OHSAS 18001 Certified Businesses

    With the introduction of ISO 45001:2018, businesses certified to OHSAS 18001 will need to decide when they should upgrade to the new standard.

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    Tesco ordered to pay £125,000 for Health & Safety Breach

    Tesco have been fined £116,000 and ordered to pay costs of more than £10,000 following an incident where an employee at their Highwoods store was injured.

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    ISO 45001:2018 Published

    The new ISO 45001:2018 Standard was officially published on March 12th, marking a turn in how industry will handle the safety of their employees.

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    ISO 45001 finally approved for publication

    ISO 45001 replaces the existing OHSAS 18001 Standard and migration requirements are being drawn up to help business transition before the 3 year window closes.

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    What has the ISO 45001 Draft International Standard shown us so far?

    What changes can businesses expect from the new ISO 45001 International Standard.

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    ISO 45001 - What to expect from the new Standard

    ISO 45001 is due to be published towards the end of 2016 and will become the internationally recognised standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. It will replace OHSAS 18001 and other similar systems and comes with a range of additional benefits.

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