A list of entries tagged with August 2020 innovation

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Using Antimicrobial Proplex Sheeting

Published 21 September 2020 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesCleaning regime Medical conditions Occupational health risks

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Protec International have developed a brand new protective sheet which has had antimicrobial additives added to the blending process. Adding this process means that the sheet inhibits the growth of or destroys 99.99% of all harmful micro-organisms such as bacteria, fungi and moulds. It has been proven to be effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as…

Providing Reports for Colourblind Employees

Published 21 September 2020 | Written by Joanne Evison
CategoriesConsultation Inclusion Medical conditions

During National Inclusion Week an anonymous survey of the project staff, including sub-contractors was carried out to ascertain the quantity of colour blind staff. It transpired that 24%, of those who responded to the survey, were colour blind. The gene that is responsible for the condition is on the X chromosome and this is the reason why more men are…

Using Audible Signage to Share Site Safety Information

Published 7 September 2020 | Written by Bradley Lowes
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Daily briefing Initiatives Workforce information

Willmott Dixon have engaged with a local SME within 100m of the project to introduce static audible signage which, when activated by PIR sensor alert passers by of the site entrance, and the potential for moving vehicles within this zone. The alert is strategically placed before the entrance to ensure there is enough time for vulnerable road users and pedestrians…

NFC Tags Used For Sharing Careers and Community information

Published 7 September 2020 | Written by Bradley Lowes
CategoriesCareers advice Community liaison Promoting Scheme registration Public Scheme champion

The project team have recently adopted the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) ‘smart’ tags to share further information with the community in regards to works on site and career opportunities. NFC is a wireless technology which allows for the transfer of data such as text or numbers between two NFC enabled devices. NFC tags, (in this instance) are stickers…