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New guidance on legionella risks during the coronavirus outbreak

If your building has been closed or with reduced occupancy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, water system stagnation can occur due to lack of use, increasing the risks of Legionnaires’ disease. The serious Legionnaires’ dise...


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Making workplaces safe – what’s in the air?

Preparing an office for safe re-occupation is about much more than turning on the lights. Once it is agreed who will be working and when, there needs to be a thorough re-evaluation of air conditioning and ventilation systems, according to the Char...


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Hygiene concerns leave thousands anxious about return to the office

As lockdown measures begin to ease, many UK office workers are concerned about going back to the office – with worries rife over being able to maintain social distancing (59%) and appropriate hygiene and cleaning standard...


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Employers urged to consider commutes when deciding whether to reopen

Organisations have been urged to consider how their employees commute to work when deciding to reopen workplaces, as images emerge of workers packed on to tubes and buses.  With the government's more relaxed lockdown rules coming into effect...


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Coronavirus measures to be added to fleet risk management policies

Coronavirus measures should be added to standard fleet risk management policies following the release of new Government advice, believes FleetCheck The fleet software specialist said that the “Working Safely During COVID-19 in or from a Veh...


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Commuting safely: new guidance

Reopening your business may mean some staff have use public transport in order to travel to work. Current advice is that, where this is avoidable, other methods should be used. But this isn’t feasible for everyone. Where your staff have to ...