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ISSL joins NHS Shared Business Services Framework

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Today (30th June 2023) the Department for Transport (DfT) have published a new exception for transport by road. This is titled "Road Exception 1: Transport of medical gases by healthcare workers" and is valid for six years.

Transport of Medical Gases by Healthcare Workers – Government Road Exception

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Today (30th June 2023) the Department for Transport (DfT) have published a new exception for transport by road. This is titled "Road Exception 1: Transport of medical gases by healthcare workers" and is valid for six years.

ISSL becomes an accredited Living Wage Employer

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The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by over 12,000 UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a wage which meets everyday needs. ISSL is pleased to join these business by becoming an accredited Living Wage Employer.  The wellbeing and...

ISSL is Expanding

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ISSL is expanding, so we are looking to recruit a competent healthcare waste consultant and ideally an exam qualified dangerous goods safety advisor. Our Head Office is in Sheffield but we operate nationally so the successful candidate must be prepared to travel. Please submit...

Peak HSE is currently expanding

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We are looking for a competent Health and Safety Consultant. We are based in South Yorkshire but operate nationally. We are looking for someone who is either a Chartered Member of IOSH or a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Managers. You must also be...

WHO publish technical document on the “Global analysis of healthcare waste in the context of COVID-19”

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The WHO Global analysis of healthcare waste in the context of COVID-19: status, impacts and recommendations bases its estimates on the approximately 87,000 tonnes of personal protective equipment (PPE) that was procured between March 2020- November 2021 and shipped to support...

New World Health Organisation Publication

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Dr Anne Woolridge is very pleased to have contributed to the writing of World Health Organization’s (WHO) “Global analysis of healthcare waste in the context of COVID-19” report and to be invited to moderate the webinar that launches it. There are some amazing...

Access to Hygiene Facilities for Drivers

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Further details can be found by following this link to the letter: Access to hygiene facilities for delivery drivers (publishing.service.gov.uk)

Hand Sanitiser Does Not Pose a Fire Risk in Cars

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A story that hand sanitisers can spontaneously ignite is cars has been widely circulated on social media and heavily reported in the UK press in recent days. This is fake news. Please follow the link to see the response from the UK National Fire Chiefs Council:...

ISSL Has Trained a Total of 8,933 People in Waste Management and Dangerous Goods

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Independent Safety Services Limited has trained 726 people in correct waste management and dangerous goods practices so far in 2019. This will ensure that staff are aware of correct and legal practices with regards to waste management, including segregation, and carriage of...