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The Importance Of Having Clean Air In Hospitals

Posted on July 18, 2019

The title might sound like an obvious statement, yes of course it’s important to have clean air in hospitals, but to what extent? Running health and safety in a hospital is such a high-pressure task with so much to think about and good...

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Smoke Vent Failure Points To Bigger Problems

Posted on September 08, 2018

There has been widespread criticism of the smoke ventilation system at Grenfell Tower, but its apparent failure is not quite as clear-cut as many might think. Grenfell Tower residents and firefighters reported finding it almost impossible to...

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Hackitt Was Right To Focus On Culture Not Cladding

Posted on May 31, 2018

The media storm that greeted Dame Judith Hackitt's report on the role of the building regulations in the Grenfell Tower fire missed a very important point. The mainstream broadcasters and publishers were mystified by the fact that her...

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Playing Fair Is Not Just A Moral Issue

Posted on May 10, 2018

The recent national uproar over the 'gender pay gap' and the disastrous consequences for thousands of companies after the collapse of Carillion has thrust the whole issue of fair payment into the limelight. It is great news that employment is at...

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Testing Times For Fire Safety Systems

Posted on March 13, 2018

Facilities and building managers are under growing pressure to review their fire safety strategies in the wake of the Grenfell fire. The ongoing review into the Grenfell Tower tragedy last year is subjecting the design and maintenance of fire...

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