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    A to Zen: is Feng Shui the route to blissful home working?

    As our homes become, for many of us, our places of work, rethinking the spaces we reserve for working becomes more important.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 April 2021

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    The power of numbers in fighting a pandemic

    For many of us the story of the pandemic has been shaped by numbers.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 31 March 2021

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    A heads up

    New developments in safety helmet technology are helping to protect workers from traumatic brain injuries.

    By Chris Tidy, Centurion Safety Products on 31 March 2021

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    Cancer-causing substances: what will Brexit mean?

    UK businesses may have to continue to meet any future new European Union exposure limits for carcinogenic substances at work if they are to avoid compensation claims.

    By Professor Kevin Bampton on 07 April 2021

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    The right card

    Smartcard technology is making it easier for construction site managers to check workers have the right qualifications, training and skills to work safely and in a competent manner, says Alan O’Neile.

    By Alan O’Neile, Construction Skills Certification Scheme on 25 March 2021

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    Home alone

    Many people feel the recent shift to home working has boosted their productivity and work-life balance, so it’s crucial employers consider the views of staff when deciding whether to offer remote working as a long-term option, says Phil Pinnington.

    By Phil Pinnington on 22 March 2021

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    Heading for the top

    Aluminium scaffold towers can provide safe access to awkward high areas, but it’s essential they are only designed, assembled and dismantled by qualified personnel.

    By Don Aers on 16 March 2021

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    Conquering Covid

    New international guidelines aim to make it easier for organisations everywhere to manage the risks posed by Covid-19 at work.

    By Dr Keith Whitehead on 16 March 2021

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    Flying away from risks

    Drones could be used to safely carry out inspections of offshore wind farms, but much larger and more powerful models are needed to cope with the strong winds.

    By Robert Garbett, Drone Delivery Group on 12 March 2021

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    Sequencing the Covid genome safely

    By Belinda Liversedge on 08 March 2021