• The BIFM Sustainability Survey goes live

    14 April 2014

    Spring is here and so is the 2014 BIFM Sustainability Survey. Since it started in 2007, it has become a means of not only assessing the short term influence on FM practices, but also indicate the longer term trends that…

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  • Productivity cost of the workplace temperature war

    04 April 2014

    We have all heard or experienced a situation where Occupant 1 (Mary) and Occupant 2 (Dorris) sit side by side in an office block where one is too hot and one is too cold. What effect is this having on…

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  • OHSAS 18001 - Where standard is significantly above the norm?

    02 April 2014

    This week our Occupational Health and Safety Management System – OHSAS 18001:2007 registration certificate went up on the wall in our reception. It joins our UKAS 17020 and 17025, BSI ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and a host of other industry…

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  • Legionella duty holders - which group are you in?

    19 March 2014

    With the recent revision to L8 and introduction of HSG274, Legionella has become a popular topic recently. While comment has been made about some of the specific time based changes, the real changes are directed at what needs to be…

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  • Health and Safety Law Posters – A reminder

    03 March 2014

    From the 5th April 2014, under the Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1989 (as amended)(HSIER), the “new version” (it was originally published in 2009) of the health and safety law poster must be displayed. The poster outlines our…

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