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‘Safe Gates Save Lives’ clarion call heralds launch of Gate Safety Week 2016

Safety campaigners are once again mounting a high profile drive designed to confine deaths and serious injuries caused by incorrectly installed and poorly maintained automated gates to the history books. Gate Safety Week is being held from 10-16 October and is underpinned by the...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016
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Mitie awarded contract to safeguard Essex County Council’s lone workers

FM specialist Mitie and its partner Lone Worker Solutions have been awarded a contract to protect the employees of Essex County Council when they’re either working alone or out of immediate sight of their colleagues. Essex County Council is one of the UK’s biggest...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016
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‘Zombie knives’ banned in England and Wales by amendment to Criminal Justice Act

An amendment to the Criminal Justice Act 1988 will ban the sale, manufacture, rental or importation of knives often referred to as ‘zombie knives’, ‘zombie killer knives’ and ‘zombie slayer knives’. The ban comes into effect on Thursday 18 August. These knives can have cutting...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016
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VSG seals one-year deal with MOPAC for self-delivery of Project Griffin training

Vision Security Group (VSG) has just announced a one-year contract with the London Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to self-deliver Project Griffin training. Project Griffin is the national counter-terrorism initiative for the business sector produced by the National...
Posted On 17 Aug 2016