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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

70% of office workers complain about poor air quality

A new survey has found that indoor air pollution is prevalent in work places across Britain, potentially causing long-term health problems. A YouGov survey commissioned by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) reports that almost 70% of office workers believe poor air quality in their place of work is having a negative effect on their day-to-day productivity and...

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Workers six times more likely to die from suicide than falls

Suicide kills six times as many construction workers as falling from heights, according to mental health volunteers. Samaritans – the mental health charity – told a seminar hosted by three building engineering bodies that there must be more attention paid to depression and stress in the industry. “With the amount of energy being put into managing physical risk; you have to question whether the...

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Major BSE Brexit survey launched

Trade bodies launch survey to identify early building services sector views A major new survey on the impact of Brexit on the building services engineering (BSE) sector has been launched by the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA), the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and leading Scottish electrical trade body SELECT. The survey aims to identify the key issues within the...

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Friday, August 5, 2016

New health and safety focus forum dates announced

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) are working in collaboration offer expert advice and guidance to the M&E industry in all aspects of health, safety and environment matters through Health and Safety Focus Forums. Whether a small-to-medium sized enterprise or a major contractor, the Health and Safety Focus Forums invite...

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Nominations for the North East regional training awards extended

The deadline for submission of nominations for the North East Regional Training Awards 2016 has been extended until Friday 26 August.  The selection and interview day will now be 23 September, with winners and guests informed by 30 September. Nominations are being sought for outstanding workers in the following categories: Heating & Ventilation Installer (Fitter) Heating &...

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