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The Water Temperatures That Kill Legionella Bacteria

5th December, 2018 - tag Health

Legionella is a type of bacteria that can grow in water, usually warm and stagnant water. They spread Legionnaires disease, which can be fatal. There are few ways to kill Legionella bacteria, one of the most common ways to control the risk is through managing water temperatures.

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The 12 Symptoms Of Legionnaires Disease That Can Be Fatal

22nd November, 2018 - tag Health

Legionnaires’ disease is an infection caused by breathing in small droplets of water contaminated by the Legionella bacteria. It is a severe form of pneumonia that can be fatal, and while relatively rare, there are around 350 confirmed cases identified in the UK each year.

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What Is Silica Dust And Why Is It Bad For You?

12th November, 2018 - tag Health

Silica dust is the second biggest cause of lung disease in workers after asbestos, killing more than 500 construction workers every year. Yet, even with such a high level of fatalities, many construction workers are unaware when harmful silica particles are being released.

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7 Health Tips For Surviving Winter Work

14th November, 2017 - tag Health

With the cold weather arriving, it brings with it some additional hazards at work, particularly for those that spend some, or most of the working day outside. Check out these 7 health tips for surviving winter work outdoors.

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Dust Yourself Off

11th October, 2017 - tag Health

We live with dust every day, in small quantities, and other than having to nip around the house with the duster every once in a while, it’s usually nothing more than an annoyance. At work, however, dust can cause problems. Especially when it is produced in larger quantities.

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24 Tips For Reducing Stress At Work

15th August, 2017 - tag Health

Stress can hit anyone at any level. With some small changes, you can reduce work related stress, creating a happier and healthier work environment. Here are 24 tips for reducing stress at work across demands, control, support, relationships, roles and change management.

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7 Actions For Combating Stress At Work

30th May, 2017 - tag Health

There are lots of things you can avoid to reduce stress at work, don’t drink too much caffeine, don’t over think about the things that are stressing you out, but sometimes taking action and combating work related stress head on can help you to take back control. Here are 7 actions you can take.

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You're As Cold As Ice, Don't Be Willing To Sacrifice (Your Health And Safety)

30th November, 2016 - tag Health

With temperatures hitting the minuses for most of the UK last night (more freezing than freezing), it's important to remember that when you're as cold as ice, extra consideration should be given to health and safety. It's important to remember the increased risks from the decreased temperature.

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Remember, Remember, Your Health This November!

3rd November, 2016 - tag Health

Health can often take a back seat when it comes to health and safety. So remember, remember, your health this November! The problem with health risks is that, while they may not affect you immediately, by the time you start to suffer, and even trying to deal with the problem, it might be too late.

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