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Metallurgy Testing to Keep the Rail Network Running at Full Steam

Posted by Tim Norman on 31-May-2017 14:13:46

Tim Norman, principal materials consultant, Infrastructure Services, explores how metallurgical investigation and testing can help rail operators ensure they not only offer a safe rail service for passengers, but minimise future maintenance requirements too.

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Topics: Health & Safety, Materials Testing, Rail

Getting to Grips with HAVS

Posted by David Wright on 26-Apr-2017 12:14:24

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), also known as Vibration White Finger, is a condition triggered by long-term continuous use of vibrating hand-held machinery. Over time, the condition can leave a tingling or numbness in the fingers, a sensitivity to cold weather, or even loss of manual dexterity.

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Topics: Health & Safety, Rail, Occupational Hygiene, HAVS

Make Reducing Health and Safety Risks Your New Year’s Resolution

Posted by David Gough on 16-Jan-2017 09:50:16

Did you know that 30.4 million working days were lost in 2016 due to work-related illness and injuries? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its figures on health and safety at work in the UK during 2016, here is what you need to know.

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Topics: Asbestos, Health & Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Occupational Hygiene

Making up Ground – Testing for Asbestos in Soils

Posted by James Dodgson on 25-Feb-2016 16:55:15

James Dodgson, explains how a collaborative approach is key to the effective management of the risks associated with asbestos in soil.

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Topics: Built Environment Services, Asbestos In Soils, Asbestos, Health & Safety, Air Testing, Asbestos Management, Contaminated Land

Fire Safety: Reducing Risks to Prevent Disaster

Posted by Carrol Dudley on 16-Jun-2015 14:35:00
The recent incident at the National Trust’s Clandon Park House in Surrey has driven home to all of us the devastating impact that a fire can have.
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Topics: Built Environment Services, Reducing Risks, Fire Safety, Health & Safety

Asserting a Culture of Safety

Posted by Chris Morgan on 28-Aug-2014 14:09:00
In our latest blog, Chris Morgan, group compliance director at ESG, introduces our ongoing safety initiative, Everyone’s Safety Goal.
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Topics: Health & Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Everyone's Safety Goal