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    On the Covid front line with Wandsworth Borough Council

    Leader of Wandsworth Borough Council Ravi Govindia sets out how Wandsworth has met the challenge of coronavirus.

    By Ravi Govindia, Wandsworth Borough Council on 03 July 2020

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    Unblocking the lockdown

    As a responsible employer and as the founder of a business that works in people’s homes, health and safety is an absolute priority.

    By Charlie Mullins, Pimlico Plumbers on 03 July 2020

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    Idle and at risk

    With many buildings across the UK temporarily unoccupied as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, property owners and responsible persons must do everything possible to prevent the risk of fires starting and spreading.

    By on 03 July 2020

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    How to avoid the legal pitfalls

    Before the coronavirus outbreak, health and safety was often seen as additional ‘red-tape’. Now, employees returning to work after having been told by the government to stay at home for their own safety will have increased health and safety concerns.

    By Richard Thomas, Capital Law on 03 July 2020

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    Safety Expo gets digital makeover

    Informa’s Digital Week took the slot in the calendar marked for the Safety Expo, from 18 to 22 May (now postponed until 2021). Safety Management reports on the highlights.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 June 2020

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    Do we still need live health and safety events?

    Two industry spokespeople give their view.

    By David McAllister and Laura Jones on 01 July 2020

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    What’s the future for conferences and events?

    For the foreseeable future this year, all conferences and events will either not take place, or go digital. The government made this clear in its updated guidance of 24 June, banning all gatherings of over 30 people and ordering venues to remain closed.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 06 July 2020

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    Teachers say ‘not yet safe’ for more pupils to return to school

    Three quarters of teachers are being expected to clean their own classrooms and equipment, amid concerns some schools are not implementing effective measures to control the spread of coronavirus, a survey by teachers’ union NASUWT has revealed.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 23 June 2020

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    Why decontamination is crucial to combatting Covid-19

    In the months since the first case was identified in the UK, the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a profound impact on individuals, industries and our healthcare system.

    By Tautvydas Karitonas, Inivos on 08 June 2020

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    Lifting the lockdown: how to protect India's workers

    Three experts give their views on how India can gradually lift the lockdown while protecting workers from the risk of catching or spreading the deadly coronavirus.

    By Gajal Gupta on 07 May 2020