DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), is highlighting the importance of safety – and legal responsibilities – for owners of automated products through a series of free two-hour Zoom seminars. The first seminar, held on 23rd September, and delivered by DHF’s Senior Training and Compliance Officer, Nick Perkins, offered a guide for owners and managers of industrial doors, garage doors, powered gates and traffic barriers, including vehicle/loading bay doors, and vertically acting shutters over pedestrian access areas.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is announcing the launch of a new Hub for members in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The launch event, which is taking place virtually, includes contributions from John MacLennan of the Scottish Construction Innovation Centre, Caroline Gumble, the CIOB’s CEO, LDN Architects’ Stuart MacKellar, currently involved in the restoration of Inverness Castle, and Hub committee member Sharon Barrie of the Highland Council.
Sodexo was named winner in three categories at the prestigious IWFM Awards on Tuesday evening. In all three categories Sodexo and its client organisations, Diageo, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and the University of Greenwich were recognised for delivering excellence in workplace experience, collaboration and in the special 2020 category Covid-19 response award for adapting to new realities.
RICS has launched a new global industry code of practice which sets out high-level steps to bring transparency and consistency to the facility management procurement process.
Virtual Awards Honours ‘Exceptional Effort In Exceptional Times’ As Profession And People Salute FM’s COVID “heroes”
The sequins may have been in shorter supply at this evening’s virtual 2020 IWFM Impact Awards, but the star quality shone out as an online audience of hundreds celebrated the gamechangers whose extraordinary achievements were honoured at the most unusual ceremony in the flagship event’s twenty-year history.
Transmitting from home, in full tuxedo, IWFM Chairman Martin Bell said: "This year, workplace and facilities professionals have been helping their organisations confront unprecedented challenges. Yet we have also been at the forefront of new opportunities around the evolution of work and workplace during and post-pandemic.
With just a few days to go before the virtual Manchester Cleaning Show, organisers are urging people to register for free to avoid missing out on what promises to be the biggest and best cleaning and hygiene event of the year.