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Preventing commercial fires caused by smoking

19-02-2016

The infographic below by Fireward shows some of the most common causes of commercial fires. The graphic is based on fire statistics for Great Britain provided by the Department for Communities and Local Government. Some of the most common causes of commercial fires identified are electrical faults, …

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If you’re going to smoke, do it safely

27-02-2013

smokingWith No Smoking Day coming up (March 13th 2013), the internet is bound to be flooded with articles that stress the health risks of both smoking and being exposed to second hand smoke.

But last year’s government statistics shed light on another worrying issue.

According 2011 – 2012 statistics, sm…

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Essential tips for site safety

02-08-2012

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places to work. The nature of the work, and the tools used to carry it out, means the potential for accidents is always high.

Some of the tips on this list are required by law, but they're well worth reminding yourself of every now and again. There is…

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Smokers reminded about help available to quit

14-03-2012

Smokers are today being reminded to pick up an NHS Quit Kit to help them stop smoking.

The NHS Quit Kit, which is available free from thousands of pharmacies across England, was developed by experts, smokers and ex-smokers, and contains practical tools and advice to help smokers quit smoking for …

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Second-hand smoke kills

07-07-2011

Second-hand smoke is the smoke that fills restaurants, offices or other enclosed spaces when people burn tobacco products such as cigarettes, bidis and water pipes. There is no safe level of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke.

Every person should be able to breathe smoke-free air. Smoke-free laws…

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Health and Safety News - 10 March 2010

10-03-2010

No Smoking Day

No Smoking Day is the UK's leading health campaign for smokers who want to stop. The No Smoking Day website has all the information and resources you need to quit smoking.

Proposed framework for managing occupational health in the construction industry

In a new white paper, Construc…

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